Category: Pets

  • He Came into Our Lives Like a Tornado

    Originally published at Kickin’ the new Kuh-nowledge. You can comment here or there. When Carol from our pug playgroup sent an e-mail about a pug that needed rescuing, we had no idea what we were getting into. Sure, there was that video that showed a small black dog spinning like a top and barking like […]

  • Pug Update!

    We have good news and bad news.  The good news is that Kiko doesn’t have some crazy life-threatening liver disease.  The bad news is that Kiko has a liver shunt.  It’s basically a blood vessel that diverts blood from the liver.  The liver is a blood filtration system.  If the blood is diverted, it doesn’t […]

  • Half Empty FTW

    Well, it appears that there is something wrong with Kiko’s liver.  Liz is taking him in tomorrow to get some blood drawn and then Thursday Kiko gets a liver biopsy. Basically, It’s not looking good for Kiko.  It could be something bad or it could be something really bad.  Anyway you slice it… it’s bad. […]

  • On Man’s Best Friend

    Originally published at Kickin’ the new Kuh-nowledge. You can comment here or there. Kiko, our 6 year old pug, started acting strangely the other day.  He wouldn’t eat his food and he got really squeamish when I approached him.  I didn’t realize until it was too late that he had some serious diarrhea. What a […]