Black & White Sunday


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Socks | Wound Care | More Healing

I never thought I’d Google “how to keep a sock on your dog” but here we are. The good news is we’re done going to the vet twice a week. In fact, we’re done going to the vet once a week! No one is more excited than Ron. The vet and vet techs told me they’ll miss seeing him every week, but they gave us the okay to care for it ourselves at home. We were sent home with an e-collar, ointment, and gauze and told to clean the wound with a warm cloth once a day, apply the ointment 1-2 times daily, and try to keep him from licking. Yeah, good luck with that! Continue reading Socks | Wound Care | More Healing

Broken Bones | Complications | Healing

They say that greyhounds are accident prone. That their skin is sensitive and as a greyhound owner, you start to become accustomed to dealing with injuries. I guess you can say I’ve truly been initiated into the club, now!

I’ve dealt with a couple smaller injuries before. When we tore our deck out, Ron tore a chunk of skin off one of his legs and had to have a wrap for a couple weeks. Nothing major, nothing that required stiches or medication or frequent care. He’s had cuts and scrapes and little scabs from everyday life that we throw ointment on and forget about. But this time… this time he really did it.

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