Monthly Archives: May 2009

Free Kibble!

Leave it to a child to come up a brilliant plan to help feed shelter dogs! Mimi Ausland, a 12 year old girl from Bend, Oregon, wanted to help feed the hungry animals at her local animal shelter. “There are … Continue reading

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Just a Proud Big Sis

You’ll have to forgive me for a non-dog related post but just had to share my little brother’s adventure/journey/cause.  He joined the Trek to Energize America ride from Seattle to DC on a bicycle and hopefully after he reaches DC … Continue reading

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Lifesize Stuffed Dogs

Realistic, hand crafted and lifesize stuffed animals!  Recently a friend of ours (Whole Pet Vet) told us about  Big Furry Friends.  Big Furry Friends offers the The Piutrè Animal Collection Originally designed in Italy by master toy artisan Riccardo Chiavetta. … Continue reading

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Visiting from Hawaii

Here is Ms. Addie, visiting us this summer from the lovely State of Hawaii!  Many of you will remember Addie from her long stay here last December while we waited to ship her to her family Hawaii. We were able … Continue reading

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Biscuit – The Baby Golden

Just had to take a moment and share Biscuit!  Biscuit is a 16 week old Golden Retriever puppy who boarded with us last week. Biscuit’s family has used Friendly Grove Dog Boarding for a few years now with their other … Continue reading

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May The Border Collie

Meet Chowder, the Lovely Border Collie. Chowder has been a regular at The Grove for a few years now. She has great stamina and loves to herd the other dogs all day! She never tires, loves to lay in a … Continue reading

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New Boxer Heart Testing!

Kudo’s to the dedicated research staff at Washington State U ! Last month WSU veterinary cardiologist Kathryn M. Meurs discovered a mutant gene in the Boxer breed that causes a type of heart disease that can be fatal in animals … Continue reading

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FDA Approves New Drug for Cushing’s Disease

On May 11th, 2009 the FDA announced: FDA Approves New Drug to Treat Cushing’s Disease in Dogs The Food and Drug Administration announced today the approval of Vetoryl (trilostane) Capsules, a new drug for the treatment of pituitary-dependent and adrenal-dependent … Continue reading

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