Sparkly Clean Teeth And More Weight

Yesterday, we had a successful vet visit for Kiska and Typhoon and we can now report sparkly clean teeth and more weight – all good news.

Oh, no, I have to go to the dentist?

Oh, no, I have to go to the dentist?

Yes, Miss Kiska, you did need your teeth and gums cleaned. Good dental hygiene helps to prevent infections – an important thing to avoid for an older . . . er, more experienced lady like yourself. Everyone promised to keep security tight while you were gone.

Back in Sibe Quentin with my sparkly clean teeth - inspecting the grounds.

Back in Sibe Quentin with my sparkly clean teeth – inspecting the grounds.

Typhoon traveled to the vet as well for an official weigh-in. His last weight was 44.2 (up from a low of 38.8) and we were hoping to break 45 pounds this visit. The scale bounced 44.9, 45.0, 44.9, 45.0 and then settled on 44.9. Maybe he should have had one more bite of breakfast, but at least he is continuing to eat and gain weight.

We decided to keep his medications at exactly the same level and keep working to add a few more pounds to him. He is determined to break 45 next time.

Keep this up and you might actually be my big big brother and not my little big brother.

Keep this up and you might actually be my big big brother and not my little big brother.

We received positive comments last week from including the Throwback Thursday video in our blog post – and not just in social media. Of course, this Throwback Thursday could have easily happened yesterday as a year ago.


  1. Mom 'n Ebby on June 27, 2017 at 3:34 am

    Mom ‘n Ebby say: Woooooo, with all the weight Typhoon is gaining, maybe it’ll slow him down a bit in his games with the others. Maybe he won’t be able to keep up all those fast moves and tricky turns. Jus’ sayin’

  2. Dennis the Vizsla on June 24, 2017 at 8:23 pm

    hello thundering herd its dennis the vizsla dog hay gud job on the wayt gayn keep it up!!! beefkayk!!! beefkayk!!!!!!! and gud job on the sparkly toofees too yoo and kiska!!! hay that wuz sum gud ekskavayting wurk wot yoo guys wer dooing their in yore throwbak thursday!!! digging is not just for finding gofers am i rite??? ha ha ok bye

  3. Juno's mom on June 22, 2017 at 10:56 am

    Good thing Typhoon’s fast. Cheese Whiz has to remind him who’s dominant, right?

  4. Padma on June 22, 2017 at 8:33 am

    Yea, Typhoon!

  5. Lori on June 22, 2017 at 8:31 am

    Flash those pearly whites Miss Kiska!!! Glad you and baby bro had great success at your appointments! Love the video ????

  6. Zoe on June 22, 2017 at 4:10 am

    So glad Ms Kiska had a successful cleaning and that Typhoon is continuing to gain weight.
    And love love love the Throw Back
    Thursday video. I must say Frankie was clearly an architect in a previous life. Plus who could not love a game of bitey neck ,body slam ,race around!!!

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