Category Archives: Illness

Benji Vet May 2018

For several weeks Benji lump has now grown bigger. We visited the vet and given a pain killer but this has not helped as the lump continued to gow. Our walks are not too far and slow as it begins … Continue reading

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        The Swans and babies. The walk along the canal on a sunny afternoon a real treat as we observed that the the swan had her young with her. At first I thought it was only 2 but on our … Continue reading

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Benji at the Vets April 2018

We had another visit to the vets last week. Benji’s lump has grown larger and he was having a very sad face which led me to believe he was in pain. At the vets she took a biopsy an is … Continue reading

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Benji on May Day 1st May 2017

He’s tired now and fast asleep. This weekend has been an exciting one for him. Saturday my daughter visited. The weather was dry but still a bit cold. When she visits we all like to got to the beach. This … Continue reading

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Benji–Tablet Re-action

Nursing a dog who has a re-action to medication, I find,  challenging and worrying. In the first instance Benji showed irrational behaviour. Totally out of character. One tries to work out exactly what is wrong. Having the internet is a … Continue reading

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Looking Back

It was an eventful year 2016. It began with my flat being put on the market a couple of months at the end of 2015. My last Christmas had been spent with a sense of my problem upstairs neighbours would … Continue reading

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To all my readers- at the moment the dreaded ‘bug’ has decided to invade my body, runny nose, cough tired and weak. Once I’ve managed to get rid of it I will be back. Always find when having a bout … Continue reading

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Apologies for not posting in a while. 5 weeks of intense continuous pain with the knee. various pain killers, Steroid injection – all to no avail. Am now 1 week without pain and getting back to my old self again. … Continue reading

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Saga Of My Poor Knee

  INTRODUCTION I want to get this off my chest. To forget bad things. Over the past few years until I moved to my new home I felt insecure and unhappy. Yet made the best of it all. Pain is … Continue reading

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I Feel Lopsided–Benji

Easter Monday evening I was giving Benji a cuddle. He had a cuddle an hour before. His ear flap was red. swollen and feeling warm. On consulting the internet discovered it could be a Hematoma. The cause; by mites in … Continue reading

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