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Monday Mischief: Scratch That Itch

Sometimes everybody has an itch to scratch.

Spring is an especially itchy time here at the DogDaz Zoo. All the dogs started on allergy medicine several weeks ago when the first crocuses started pushing their heads up out of the snow. Sofie tends to suffer from terrible skin problems in the warmer weather. I give her an antihistamine (this year it is Zyrtec) before her scratching starts to get too bad. Hopefully, this will delay the heavy duty expensive medicine (Apoquel) that we end up having to use by mid-summer (or she scratches her skin off). Louise and Charlie are sneezing and runny too, so everyone is on something every day until this passes.

Aren’t we lucky to live somewhere that everything that grows in the northern US, and everything that grows south, grows here?

What have you tried that helps keep the itch away? Spring flowers are lovely, but oh, this pollen!

What kind of mischief did you get into today?

Just another DogDaz morning at the zoo ❤

 
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Posted by on May 13, 2019 in Dogs

 

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Black and White Sunday: Happy Mom’s Day 2019!

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Moms are the beings that take care of you and love you and give you treats, even if you misbehave sometimes. Happy Mom’s Day from DogDaz Zoo

Every animal deserves a family.  I am blessed as the human Mom to 7 animals.

Have a great black and white Sunday.

Just another DogDaz morning at the zoo ❤

 
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Posted by on May 12, 2019 in Dogs

 

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Wonderful Wednesday: Walking 3

Sometimes I need a free hand to be able to pick stuff up. I let them take care of each other. I thread Charles’ leash on Sofie’s, and then Sofie’s leash on Louise’s. As long as I have hold of Louise’s lead since she is the heaviest link in the chain, I find that this works. Sofie hates that Charles pulls on her, so usually, she will sit down and keep him in place (which she did right after I took this shot).

How do you control multiple dogs when you need a free hand?

Just another DogDaz morning at the zoo ❤

 
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Posted by on May 8, 2019 in Dogs

 

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Monday Mischief: April In Review

Another month under wraps. I can’t believe how fast April came and went. The animals did not enjoy the pollen but loved to sniff the flowers and to sit in the yard and in the open windows on the warmer days.

What kind of mischief did you get into today?

Just another DogDaz morning at the zoo ❤

 
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Posted by on May 6, 2019 in Dogs

 

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Wonderful Wednesday: Pink Snow Foto Fail #27

No one wanted to cooperate for Mom’s picture moment! Especially Charles.

Just another DogDaz morning at the zoo ❤

 
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Posted by on May 1, 2019 in Dogs

 

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Monday Mischief: No Bunnies

The Zoo had a fun time helping the not-so-little humans find the eggs that the not-so-young ones hid all around the yard. They say that it is getting harder each year because there are fewer eggs and they are hidden higher and lower.  Sofie decided that she was going to plant herself in the fern bed. We wanted to help eat all the candy but Mom said her usual, ‘NO,’ so we settled for some really yummy dog and cat treats. Though we do have bunnies living in the front yard, they were smart to stay away while we were hunting. We hope you had a festive weekend.

By the way, no one found the afikoman the night before, so they searched for that too.

What kind of mischief did you get into today?

Just another DogDaz morning at the zoo ❤

 
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Posted by on April 29, 2019 in Cats, Dogs

 

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Black and White Sunday: Dinkidils

I don’t know what they are called, but I call the little tiny flowers that look like daffodils, ‘dinkidils.’

Whatever they are, they are everywhere and they make us very happy on our walks. Happy spring!!!

Have a sunny Black and White Sunday.

Just another DogDaz morning at the zoo ❤

 

Originally posted April 29, 2016

 
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Posted by on April 28, 2019 in Dogs

 

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