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A service dog gets a bath fairly often!

A service dog gets a bath fairly often!

If you read my post last week, you know that we were in New York City last weekend. I had a wonderful time. But I got a little dirty.  We did lots of walking in the city. Being a big busy city its streets and sidewalks are dirty. Which got me dirty. But my mom wasn’t...
A service dog gets an eye exam!

A service dog gets an eye exam!

Each year the American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists (ACVO) offers the ACVO National Service Animal Eye Exam. This is a free eye exam for working dogs. Since I am a service dog and have the job of helping my mom, I qualify for this event.  Registration takes...
A service dog gets annual veterinary care!

A service dog gets annual veterinary care!

This week I got to see my veterinarian for my annual exam. And I’m happy to report that I am healthy! My sister, Roo, and I got to go together, on the same day. Buffy had her appointment a couple of days before us. Roo waiting with her dad! As a service dog, I must be...
Winter paw care for a service dog!

Winter paw care for a service dog!

Here in Maine, we are in the midst of winter. Which means cold, blustery weather and lots of snow. And oftentimes icy conditions. All potentially dangerous for my paws. What is the weather like where you live? My mom has some friends who live in areas where the...
The importance of a service dog’s grooming!

The importance of a service dog’s grooming!

Grooming is an important part of a service dog’s routine. There are daily routines. Things that are done weekly. And even one that I have done monthly.  As you know, my mom has many appointments and procedures that we go to. Sometimes a few times a week. But always...