The unseasonably cold spring has finally got to our prickly girl and she got a bit of a chill. After a couple days of sneezing we decided to take her to see a vet. I wasn’t quite sure what to expect, all I could hope for is that she will be in a good mood […]
Training for a Half-Marathon
Surviving the Heat Wave
The past couple of weeks have been unusually HOT and dry on the West Coast. We expected Rocco to be the most miserable out of the bunch, but surprisingly Vasco was the most affected. He did not like the heat one little bit. We tried to keep the furry guys cool with a fan, ice […]
Recently Miss Lily developed itchy and flaky skin; we researched it and realized it was an allergic reaction to the soap deposit in her bedding. Best way to get rid of the deposit (without using softener which often causes skin irritation as well) is to add a bit of vinegar to the rinse water. It […]
Who Would Have Ever Guessed?
Recently I have found an explanation for a mysterious hedgehog related incident from many years back. Growing up in Europe, hedgehogs were a daily occurrence. They lived in parks and wooded areas and were part of the natural landscape, just like raccoons are in Vancouver. One evening my father brought a hedgehog that was hit […]