Category Archives: Animal Buddies

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And the Verdict is . . .

Ringworm! That’s right, ringworm. That big cysty looking lump over Lucy’s eye was ringworm (which is a very contagious fungal infection of the hair and/or hair follicles, not a worm at all). It had the vet stymied: she’d never seen ringworm present … Continue reading

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How to Know When Lucy is Tired

Sometimes it seems like Lucy never tires, but this is not true: she often runs on pure enthusiasm and joy even when she is completely exhausted. But there actually is a way to know when she is tired, and here … Continue reading

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Lucy and her Disk

On the weekends, I take Lucy to this soccer field and while I walk around the encircling track (which is a bit of a pain first thing in the morning) she runs around the grassy field with this cloth and … Continue reading

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Point Isabel at Low Tide

Today Lucy and I met Michelle, Zen Baby and Maggie (Michelle’s dog) at Point Isabel, in Richmond.  This is the best dog park I know of. Twenty three acres of doggy bliss with two parking lots, the Sit and Stay Café and … Continue reading

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Lucy and Alex

People have asked me whether Lucy the Dog and Alex (Little Kitty Girl) get along. To which I answer, of course.  In fact, Alex adores Lucy. To which their response is, almost uniformly, surprise. Which I find, uniformly, surprising. Why … Continue reading

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Phillips Loop-Post Rain

Finally, the rain let up enough for me and Lucy to take a walk in Redwood Regional Park. Today it was Phillips Loop, because I didn’t have the juice to do a heartier walk.

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Alyx

I thought I would introduce you to another member of the family, Alyx. I got her from a rescue last year, after I put my last cat (Niva) down. Niva was in bad shape.  her kidneys and been giving out … Continue reading

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