Goodbye, Abby


This summer, I said goodbye to my 14-year-old yellow Labrador, Abby.  As many of you may know if you’ve been following along on my blog, Abby was a big part of what I wrote about.  From her allergies to her lipomas and a few other things sprinkled in, Abby’s health issues and my treatments for them have been a common theme.

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Does your dog have environmental allergies?

Abby, my labrador, has had environmental allergies to some extent, since she was around two years old, when she developed her first hot spot on her chest.  Yesterday, she turned nine.  Luckily, for most of those years, she’d been doing well on these supplements and this shampoo  Every year, around June, she’d go on the supplements and get her medicated baths about once a month until August or September, when the offending allergen had subsided.  We were then good until the next summer.  That was our schedule.

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