Curtie’s at a stage in life where if it isn’t one thing, it’s something else.
His urinary incontinence is currently under control, we’re getting him to eat by adding tuna or eggs to his kibble, and his walking is ok, but not great.
His current issue is anxiety. The sound of high winds freaks the old guy out so much that he won’t stop panting until the wind stops – and it’s been windy every day this week.
Monday after a few hours of panting, I finally googled “dog anxiety” and found the usual recommendations for a thunder shirt. I don’t want to use the thunder shirt because the pressure from his belly band actually caused him to pee!
Then I found Through A Dog’s Ear, tried a sample and the panting instantly stopped! It’s simple classical piano music, and something about the tones and the tempo relaxes dogs.
We’ve been listening to a “Through A Dog’s Ear” playlist on Spotify for the past 2 days. It’s not their official music, it’s quite similar and it seems to do the trick!
Dinner Last Night:
Dinner the night before last was more interesting than our kale and beet salad last night. On Tuesday we had a tofu (made really freaking delicious) with bok choy, red peppers and everything sauce over rice. I’m not a big tofu fan, but I LOVE it prepared this way.
Check out the: tofu/soy scorecard.
2015 Cost of Camping:
57 night paid camping
40 nights free camping
97 days this year
Total spent: $771
Daily average cost: $7.95