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Its been a while and you all deserve a pupdate :)

Sarge & Stella had their annual exam on Monday...so off the 3 of us went to the vet.   Pure chaos as usual.  I look like the horrible pet owner that can't control their maniacs when I show up...they get so excited and practically drag me through the door when we get there.  Fortunately, they sit by my feet in the waiting room and just wiggle as they wait to get called back.

They have slimmed down a bit from the summer - which was good news to the vet.  Stella is 46 lbs and Sarge is 50 lbs.  They got a clean bill of health:  good hearts, good eyes, good ears, good teeth &  no heart worms!  I was given some Omega-3 oil for their food to keep their skin healthy...they tend to shed a lot because of the sensitive skin.

They chose to continue eating their beds - I buy new ones and they keep getting destroyed!
Goofy pups
After their kennel cough nasal spray and rabies vaccination, these guys were ready to go home!  They were sent home with cute Halloween bandanas...I didn't manage to get a picture but I saved them in hopes they can wear them on Halloween (I don't foresee them wanting to wear the costumes I bought).

I'm so happy they had a good check up, didn't enjoy the bill, but thats the price to pay when you love your pets!

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Pupdate

My little bully babies are growing up.  Sarge & Stella turned 6 at the beginning of July and T-Bone turned 8 at the end of July.

We celebrated Sarge & Stella's birthday at home with some special treats from the local pet store.  T-Bone got to be at his favorite place on his birthday (our cabin in WV).  Unfortunately I was a bad dog mom and forgot his birthday hat and treat, but he got extra loving and sang to multiple times.

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