Category Archives: dogs

On Animals and The Question of Sacrifice

My dogs were given their rabies shots.  Three days later, they were also given a Spectra 5-in-1, which covers canine distemper, parvo, canine parainfluenza, CAV-1 and CAV-2. Sec:   341293             exp 29Jan16              Ser: UV-293-059A   DAAP Sec:  347059A           exp 10Mar16         … Continue reading

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Buster

The muscles of the day are the pectorals.  I alternated between a few different exercises during the day – tree hugging (below), pushups, and an indoor variant where the medium resistance cord was put over the top of the door … Continue reading

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Pickup, high resistance love handles

The muscles of the day are the external obliques.  I worked them out using 4×25 reps each side with the high resistance tricord.  The exercise was done sitting with the strap on one foot, wrapped behind my back, and touching below the … Continue reading

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Brownie’s X-ray

I was able to get an x-ray of Brownie’s hips today for $45 (although he wanted to do a professional sedated knee radiograph, I opted for the unsedated quickie because it could be done immediately).  The vet thought she had … Continue reading

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Chandler runs off a coyote

It’s true, although the camera wasn’t set up for the picture, I happened to have it in my hand.  Chandler, after giving me a courtesy glance when I called him, chased the coyote off.  There are a lot of baby calves right now, … Continue reading

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Cowboy and Bubbly

Cowboy is a 55lb neutered beautiful rhodesian ridgeback cross that was abandoned today on the country road where I run my dogs.  All rescue is closed for the holidays.  He is super affectionate, bonded tightly to me in 1 hour, and … Continue reading

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Coyote autopsy

  This coyote was found dead by the side of the road.    He appears to have been shot – possibly about 3 days earlier since he had not yet started to smell significantly. He had not been on the … Continue reading

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