Recent Blog Entries

Apr
08

So far so good.....

over 8 years ago

The tree pollen is out in full force here in New York! Jasmine and I have been taking evening walks each night through Central Park to see all the blooms. So far Jasmine has been pretty much unaffected by the high pollen counts. I don't want to get my hopes up yet but this is much better than last year at this time when she was an itchy, wheezy, sneezy mess. There is of course the possibility that the plants she's allergic to just aren't blooming yet....but we'll see. For now, things are good and I'll take it!

Mar
17

Ears, Eyes and Paws!

over 8 years ago

Oh my! Spring pollen is here! Last week I noticed some buds appearing on the trees. This week I can tell that pollen is in the air because poor Jasmine started suffering. Earlier this week she was going crazy scratching her ears and eyes and...

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Mar
11

All test results are in!

over 8 years ago

After waiting for several weeks, we finally got the results of all the tests that Dr. Ruskin ordered for Jasmine. The good news is that her thyroid seems normal and there are no major problems!

Jasmine's Nutritional Blood Test - which is a very...

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Feb
16

Food Allergy Test Results

over 8 years ago

I got an unexpected call from Smith Ridge Vets today with information on Jasmine's food allergy test. I wasn't expecting to hear from Dr. Ruskin for another week or two since that's how long it takes for all the blood work and tests to come in....

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Feb
13

The Allergy Odyssey - Part 3 - New Vet

over 8 years ago

Now that I finally found some food that my hyper-allergic dog can subsist on, I've turned my attention to finding her a vet that can really help her. A recent trip to a fabulous pet store in the East Village gave me the tip that I was hoping for.

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