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Drop In

http://www.news.wisc.edu/20904 I’m not one to get overly excited about things, but if this pans out it would be tremendous!  Allergies are one of the most common conditions we deal with at Hill-Dale.  The poor dogs and cats that are afflicted lick themselves into skin infections, sometimes crying in discomfort.  Treatments are expensive and can come with […]

Damn Cancer

Sometimes I wonder whether life laughs at us or with us.  I suppose it depends on your point of view.  Last night we finally got rain.  It’s been almost 2 months. It isn’t enough, but it helps.  I wondered who had washed their car yesterday, because obviously the rain gods have a sense of humor. Or is it […]

Dyeing to Justify it All

http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2012/07/08/china-s-dog-dyeing-craze-once-shunned-pet-pooches-now-embraced.html Does dyeing your dog make you a better pet owner? Sounds dumb, but it might. I usually blog to celebrate the human-animal bond, and how we’ve all become experts at treating our pets like gold. There is an uncomfortable truth however, that we do what we want with our pets without their consent. Ear […]