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The Crate War Continues

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crate warsThe crate wars have escalated. Moss wanted the crate but Doc was already in it.  His solution was  just get in there anyway.

I suspect that he’s hearing thunder that is out of my range of hearing. Even on a partly sunny day we have a few dark clouds that roll by. It wouldn’t surprise me if some of them had a few low rumbles that only dogs can hear.

Bed and Bath

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Doc Looking

Doc’s skin seems to be improving with yet another remedy. It’s not so scaly and bumpy and the best part is that he seems to feel better. He’s not totally itch-free, but he’s way more relaxed.  I’m giving him a soak once a day for a week and using coconut oil with tea tree oil for any spots that he might be chewing on.  It has been weeks since a major chewing episode. He hasn’t chewed on his back but the hair has thinned mostly because of the yeast infection. He looks like a guy with male pattern baldness. But as long as he’s feeling better, I’ll be happy.

Now they spend their free hours in a silent fight over the crate. One will go in for a nap and the other one will periodically go and stand by the (open) door and stare at the one inside. Another alternative is to lie as close as possible to the crate which also happens to be in the space where I roll around in my desk chair – or at least, used to.