This years trip to Denali (Denali 2009 – Map), like last years, was short and met with some difficulty. We left our house at 3:30pm Friday, March 20th and arrived at the park headquarters until 6:30pm. Just when we were ready to start mushing, Sam … Continue readingDenali Trip 2009
Rattle’s Foot two days after amputation.
One of Rattle’s toes was amputated today. He seems happy, despite the fact that he may never be a sled dog again. It turns out that his toe was fractured. Meds for him are cephalexin and rimadyl. We need to keep his foot dry and … Continue readingRattles Lost His Toe
It’s been three weeks after the Rat-man was freed from the trap. We brought him to the vet yesterday. His still has an infection and the chance of him losing a toe or two remains. He’s on new meds: Ampicillin, 500mg 2X a day for … Continue readingRattles Update