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Pupdate!

Its been a while since I've shared a pupdate, so figured I'd take the opportunity to give one now :)

Sarge and Stella had their bi-annual check up this morning and all is well!!  Yay!!

Sarge:  Weighs 53.4 lbs, up just a few ounces from 6 months ago.  His knees have some arthritis in them, so he needs to stay on the Ligaplex and Bone & Joint Remedy drops.  EKG was good and no heart murmurs!!
Sarge 

Stella:  Weighs 50.1 lbs, which is also up just a bit from the last appointment.  EKG was good, no heart murmurs, clean rolls, clean ears...all good!
Stella 

I always hold my breath while the doctor is listening to their hearts.  Since my poor Sophie had a bad heart, I get nervous.  But, all is well - yay!!  Of course they got tons of attention and love.  They beg for treats after the their turn on the table.  Silly bullies!  They get so excited that they actually took a little snooze while waiting on the blood and fecal exam results...lol.

Sarge
Stella
I'm going to add some green beans to their diet again and cut back the food just a bit.  The leaner they can be, the healthier it is for them (and better for the joints too!).  So, to the grocery store I go to stock up :)  They have been on Trifexis for flea and heart worm treatment, but I switched it up since we need to be sure they are protected against ticks (so they can enjoy our trips to WV this summer).  So, they will be on Advantix and Heartgard.  

That's about it.  So happy my babies are healthy!!  They are zonked as I type - snoring like crazy! <3 Love them!!

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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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