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My Good Boy Corey is Blind

By Betsy Polglase, Massachusetts Corey has been diagnosed as being totally blind in both eyes from P.R.A. (Progressive Retinal Atrophy), one of our breeds’ “big baddies.” There is no treatment … Continue reading

July 24, 2015 · Leave a comment

The Princess, PRA & Me

By Sue Wilcox, Secretary of the Basenji Club of Canada (2001) July 8, 1997 will always be PRA Day to me. This was the day Carita, our princess, was officially … Continue reading

September 15, 2013 · Leave a comment

Who Will Take Care of Your Dogs?

(Nominated for Dog Writer’s Association of America Award – 1999) By Betsy Polglase, Massachusetts, updated 2013 If you suffered a stroke, were in a serious auto accident, or in some … Continue reading

July 27, 2013 · Leave a comment

Rainbow Bridge

There is a bridge connecting Heaven and Earth. It is called the Rainbow Bridge because of its many colors. Just this side of the Rainbow Bridge there is a land … Continue reading

June 8, 2013 · Leave a comment

Lumps and Bumps

by Jennifer Yearly, DVM, Washington   Dogs can get all kinds of harmless lumps. Some are cysts, some are benign tumors. However, any time you notice a lump, it’s always … Continue reading

March 3, 2013 · 1 Comment