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This & That Thursday (including PETA does Porn)

Tweet It’s been one of those scattered weeks and I didn’t manage to get it together for a focused travel post. But I’ve got a lot on my mind to share, some of it even pet-travel related. A BIG Thank You to Karen a.k.a. Doggie Stylish (and a teeny one to UPS) I’ve written about […]
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A Close Call — and a Change of Medical Course

Tweet Thank heavens for sinus headaches. I never thought I’d have a reason to say that, but a nagging pain in my head combined with a friend’s fatigue may have saved Frankie’s life. Frankie’s insulin problems: Some background I’ve written about this many times before, so I’ll just recap. Frankie’s diabetes had been well regulated […]
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Traveling With Pet Insulin & Why I Can’t Go to BlogPaws

Tweet As I reported here earlier, Frankie and I had a successful trip to San Diego, where we flew together for the first time. The insulin I carried with me apparently didn’t fare quite as well. We had no problems during the trip, but the week following our return… Well, this requires a bit of […]
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I Hate UPS, the FDA and Intervet/Schering-Plough (But Love Doggie Stylish)

Tweet Did you ever want to start a rant and then realize you have far too many things to explain in order for people to properly understand what you are ranting about? That’s what  just happened to me. After working up a good head of steam and venting in this post title, I suddenly understood […]
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The Vetsulin Crisis: Cold Comfort

Tweet [originally posted November 4, 2009] On November 2, the Food and Drug Administration published the following notice about the drug that I depend on to regulate Frankie’s diabetes: The Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) Center for Veterinary Medicine (CVM) and Intervet/Schering-Plough Animal Health are alerting veterinarians and pet owners that Vetsulin®, a porcine insulin […]
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