Wordless Wednesday For November 25th

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Welcome to Wordless Wednesday at Knotty Toys for Good Dogs. Let’s take a moment to paws & reflect.

‘Everything reminds me of my dog’🐾💜🐾  It’s obvious huMom is what as known as a pareidolia but you have to admit, this is pawsitively wooftastic😉

My silent auction for the Wally Foundation ~ Canine Epilepsy is underway. It’s our way of observing Epilepsy Awareness Month every November. Head on over to my Facebook page, Oh, The Life of Olivia & if you don’t already follow me, please do.

CEO Olivia

 

The Unending, Ever Evolving Fight With Canine Epilepsy

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Hello everyone, CEO Olivia reporting. Today I’m recovering from a long battle with the epi monster. I had gone 149 days without a seizure.  Being armed with knowledge, experience & a protocol we were able to get through this rough fight with epilepsy.

However, huMom feels she ignored warning signs. I had gone so long without a visit from the monster that we had let our guard down. For example, there was a big weather shift which is often a trigger. I was more reactive than normal & lunged at an ATV as it drove by. I also barked at SAM like I didn’t know him when he came down the driveway. But the biggest warning signal was me showing huMom my belly which in normal dogs is cute but with me it’s a red flag.

Lessons learned. You can never let your guard down. Not with canine epilepsy. Don’t ignore the warning signs even if that means you need to create a sign or post-it that you can frequently see to remind you during those seizure free days; do it. I know huMom will.

Before starting our CBD journey huMom did extensive research.  Part of that research discussed micro-dosing.  We felt micro-dosing was the best approach for me.  Next week I will dig deeper into the subject of micro-dosing but for now what I can tell you is that I started with 2 drops of CBD tincture on each inner ear flap (hairless).  It seemed to work; for 149 days. Then it did not. Which means we need to increase the dose. So, instead of 2 drops on each ear flap every 24 hours, I am now receiving 2 drops in each ear flap every 12 hours.

HuMom & I would like to thank everyone for the support, pawsitive energy, prayers, love & kind words. When we stand together, we stand strong! 💜 nose nudges 💜

CEO Olivia

Pop over to my Facebook page, Oh, The Life of Olivia, & sniff out my silent auction for the Wally Foundation ~ Canine Epilepsy. Make a bid, you’ll be helping a pawsome cause.

Olivia’s Silent Auction Begins Today

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Hello everyone, a very excited CEO Olivia reporting. That’s because today you can begin bidding on the wooftastic items in my annual silent auction for The Wally Foundation ~ Canine Epilepsy. This year we have a lot of offerings, (click on the pic below to preview) there’s something for everybody I hope.

Here’s how to pawticipate in my silent auction. At the top of my Facebook page, Oh, the Life of Olivia, you’ll see I’ve pinned the silent auction post to the top of the page. You will see pictures of each prize being auctioned with it’s minimum bid. Click on the picture of the prize you wish to bid on & post your bid in the picture’s comments. If someone outbids you, just post again with a higher bid (impawtant: don’t edit your old bid, post a new one).

We will cut off bidding at Midnight, November 28th & will announce the winners on Monday, November 30th. Payment can be done through PayPal or eTransfer.

I want to bark out a big thank you to everyone who donated to my silent auction.

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Good luck to everyone who pawticipates.

CEO Olivia