Category Archives: Dogs

Why dog lives are shorter than human lives?

Here’s the wise answer of a 6-year old: Being a veterinarian, I had been called to examine a 10-year-old Irish wolfhound named Belker. The dog’s owners, Ron, his wife Lisa, and their little boy Shane, were all very attached to … Continue reading

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Discovering what life is like with a ball crazy dog:

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Savasana doggy style

We’re starting to find our daily routines as (fairly new) dog-owners. If I’ve got a morning class, Nessie stays at home. When I get back, we’ll go out for a brisk walk or run in the woods, after which she … Continue reading

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Season’s Greetings

This Smiling Tiger now takes a few days off blogging to spend quality time with the family. I hope you all get to do the same. From all of us to all of you: A Very Merry Christmas! 

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Puppy notes, part 1

Pheeuw, puppysitting sure is hard work. Had to steal a few moments from my duties while our “baby” Nessie sleeps under the kitchen table, because judging by yesterday, soon enough we’ll be up-and-running again. It’s been quite a while since we’ve … Continue reading

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The patter of tiny paws

After a few weeks of anguish, we finally decide to take the plunge and get another dog. Even though our family probably is way too busy, too disorganized, too loud, too sociable and too restless. So, what should we do … Continue reading

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The day after

Still lots of emotional turmoil in our house. Yesterday we said goodbye to our dog Bosse, and it was the first time the kids had to experience their dog dying, which seems to be harder to take than losing other … Continue reading

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