Here is a wonderful story from reader Betty Martin about her beautiful rescued dog, Babi: “Hi I will tell you about my sweet little dog Babi.. Eleven years ago, she was rescued from a puppy mill. Her age was judged to be about four years old. She had had many puppies by then, and was suffering from malnutrition and psoriasis…. Read more »
One of our readers, Masood Hasan, from Pakistan, contacted me today with some wonderful thoughts that he put to paper after the tragic loss of Coco, one of his 14 year old Springer Spaniels. Here is his story: A Sense of Loss by Masood Hasan It is never easy to write about loss particularly when it is personal and… Read more »
Here is a personal (and heart rending) Dog Story by HealthierDogs.com reader, Debbie, from East Texas … The way we got my Shorty is a little unusual, and really sad. We live in the country, and there was some real low lifes, living across the street. Maybe 10 dogs and several cats, and when the man got home he threw out… Read more »
Chihuahua With Attitude Hi Brigitte: My name is Vivian and I so much enjoy getting your e-mails. I did not know that you were from Australia. I’ve always wanted to go there. My dog is a 3.5 pound Chihuahua. It is true that they are one person dogs. Also they think they are as big as the great dane they… Read more »
I was just getting ready to go out when I noticed that Kara was stumbling around and seemed a bit disoriented. Then she started dry retching inside the house – this was really unusual because she always runs outside to be sick. Nothing was coming up except some frothy white foam.
” Dear Brigitte, We have a small family of 2 adults and 2 female sister Labradors. They are 2 on Christmas eve. We originally had a sharpei female who unfortunately passed away just under 2 years ago aged 4 from an inherited disease. Although we missed her very much, my partner wanted to get another dog he missed having one… Read more »
Hi Brigitte, love reading your pieces on healthy happy dogs, and love 10 things your dog wants you to know. WE moved to Sydney, Australia, to live 9 months ago now and brought our dog Sandy, a Jack Russell cross terrier with us. People back home in Ireland thought we were nuts , as it costs a lot to bring… Read more »
Hi Brigitte Here’s a funny story for you – although not for us at 2.30 am! Our little rescue dog Tilde has come along in leaps and bounds, she is the healthiest happiest bounciest dog I know (I’m biased of course) However, there was one thing she could not master – the doggie door! She could get in easily but… Read more »