Adventures with Rottweilers

Rotties and Cancer #Rottweilers

Cancer is one of those things that we don’t like to talk about — especially when it comes to our furbabies. Unfortunately, it is a fact of life. What is Bone Cancer? The primary bone tumour in dogs is osteosarcoma. (Primary means it starts in the bone.) This disease most commonly affects the limbs. Though …

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Adventures with Rottweilers

Lymphoma in Rottweilers #Rottweilers

Hearing that your dog has cancer is never good news. Some dogs, like Rottweilers, are more susceptible to certain diseases than others. One such disease is lymphoma. Canine Lymphoma What is lymphoma? The most common cancer in dogs, accounting for 10-20% of all cancers in dogs, lymphoma can affect any dog breed at any age, …

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Bookish News

New Book Release: Sleigh Ride by Elaine Kaye #books #kidlit

A little out of schedule (it’s a blog hop!) to introduce Elaine Kaye’s new children’s book. Blog Hop Question: What is your favorite holiday memory? (This includes Hanukkah, Kwanza, Yule/Winter Solstice, Christmas, etc.) My Memory: The day Saphira went to be euthanised (a week before Christmas in 2013), I felt this pull to go to the …

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Humungous Fungus #Rottweilers

OR the Myth about the Ringworm: It’s NOT a Worm. As per usual, Caitlin has come up with something new for me to write about. I dose my rotties with Milbemax so they won’t get Spiro like Jazz did, and are protected against all worms. Turns out having “worm” in the name doesn’t make it …

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Bookish News

Magic at Midnight: Live #booklaunch @heavensgtvenue

I’m so excited to finally be able to share the footage from my book launch on 1 June 2019 with you. I’ll share the speeches (with transcripts) next month. For now, enjoy the video! I’ll share more photos with you next month. Video by Eric Trevor Graham from ETG Media. Follow him on Instagram: @erictgraham …

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DCM in Dogs – Signs and Symptoms

In July/August last year, I learned about an awful disease Rottweilers can get: DCM (Dilated Cardiomyopathy). Tony suffered from it, along with Addison’s Disease (I will talk about this in a later post), and died from it. What is DCM? According to the sources cited below as further reading, DCM is a disease of the …

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