Category archive: Val’s Diary

Poor Charlie!

I was in my kitchen yesterday afternoon,Charlie and a few others were outside on the veranda, I heard what I thought was one of the dogs with their head in the food bag,I went out there and discovered it wasn’t that at all. It was Charlie,trying desperatley to stand up,the noise I heard was his…

A Big Thank You

We would like to say a very big thank you to those of you that helped us ,by donationg towards Charlie and all the added expense of this month. You are all great people. Charlie has started his treatment and seems to be improving already,he does not cough half as much as he did.So we…

Charlie

Oh what a month March has been for us! Seems to be one thing after another. Four ECG’s ,three operations for dental work, Paddy with injuries after his fight with Lupo and Nana,and now probably the worse of all,our poor old Charlie has been diagnosed with heart worm! For those of you that are not…

Tuppence - a Puglia Pooch

Three dogs to the vet yesterday,all for dental treatment..I was a nervous wreck,as all three are quite old.Sparky almost 15,Squirt 10,and Tuppence,who knows!! We only know we have had her 10 years and she was far from young when we rescued her. All three had to have heart checks last week to see they were…

Puppy Bill & Charlie

This morning we took Puppy Bill and Charlie to the vets. They both had similar symtoms,which they have had for some time. Both have been treated before,but it hadnt worked. They both have a dry harsh cough. When it first started we thought they had kennel cough,but it turned out not to be.This time the…

Sparky ‘s Emergency Vets Visit

This evening about 6 pm,Sparky was sat on the bed with a few others and Mino. They all want to be next to him,Skinny became very jealous and snarled at Sparky,who fell off the bed. He screamed in pain.We picked him up,he was in lots of pain. Its always a fear we have,that he would…

Happy New Year

Mino and I would like to wish each and everyone of you a very Happy & Healthy New Year. A very big thank you  for your help over the last year,without it,we could not do what we do.All our good wishes we send your way. Lets hope 2017 is a good one for us all….

Merry Christmas

    Well its Christmas time again. It seems to come round faster each year ! Please dont forget your pets,with all the festivities going on. Here is a small list of whats OK to give them and whats not!   Please remember,children dream of stockings packed with goodies and big boxes filled with the…

Charlie and Rusty

Last week Charlie became ill,he had awful diarrhoea and started to drool excessively. Mino was on his own here as I was in the UK for a short visit. He took him to an emegency vet,who diagnosed gastroenteritis,she put him on a drip,and Mino had to leave him there overnight. He was so worried about…

Its with great sadness I have to tell you Bessie passed away this afternoon. She was extremley elderly ,about 20 years old .In human terms she would be between 96 and 105,depending on what chart you use. We have had Bessie since April 2004. She was in pup when she came to us,She was Puppy…

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