Diarrhoea

My very own scotties! Thank you, everyone, who responded with support and advice. They seem to be ‘ok’ for now ….

Maisie and Keegan

What can I tell you about our Scotties?  Hmm… Well, they’re international travelers.  (US and CA)  They have swum in 4 of the 5 Great Lakes.  We still have to get to Superior somehow. They like to canoe. They have taught us a great trick where they steal our socks and trade them in for…

Finlay : Update

I don’t want to tempt Fate and all that, so I’ve “crossed” everything that can be crossed whilst typing this update. So far he has responded really well since our last health upset. It’s taken him sometime to get to a stage that I can say he’s “better” and acting more like himself. His appetite…

Not so good …..

I know I shouldn’t be panicking, but I am. We’ve changed medicine for Finlay and he’s now being given Apocaps. We’ve stopped the Metacam. Well I stopped the metacam because the last scan showed that the tumour in his bladder had increased significantly and with permission from the vets, I ordered the Apocaps. Finlay seems…

Steve & his Scotties

I have had 6 scotties. My first two both died of cancer. One had bladder cancer at age 6 and the other had melanoma which spread throughout her body at age 9. The four scotties I have now are all from a breeder in Idaho…nice clean air. Two are ages 10 and 8 and are…

Angus Fala

Hello Scottish Terrier Health Network: My name is Angus Fala – I’m a soon to be 12 year old Scottish Terrier (on May 5th). I was diagnosed with ATypical Cushings Disease back in November of 2010 when I was 9 years old. Originally, my hoomans thought something might be wrong as I gradually drank more and more,…

Natural Rearing

Following on from the interest generated from our Facebook Page, we thought a tiny look at what Natural Rearing entaills and with permission from Judi, we have produced a first hand account for your information. There is far more to it than this, but this article is in response to a comment received on our…

Finlay’s Fight

Three days after undergoing a 2nd bladder scan and being given some positive results (slight reduction in the tumour) Finlay has taken a turn for the worst. He’s not eaten properly for a couple of days, is very lethargic and has had a couple of incontinence lapses in his bed. Yesterday he was taken to…

2nd Bladder Cancer Scan : Scottie Dog News

Here’s an update from Scottie Dog News about Finlay, our Mascot. Fortunately it looks like some good news, not a lot, but good news it is! 2nd Bladder Cancer Scan : Scottie Dog News.