I jinxed myself with the post about skunks.  A few nights ago, Chipper got skunked.  I had been lucky for decades.  I think the skunk was outside our fence, since he didn’t get sprayed too badly, but it did hit his face.  Then he ran up to Buffy and rubbed his face on her back.  What a mess!

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Salivary Gland Disease

Buffy's tubes
Buffy’s tubes

One day in the middle of May, Buffy refused to get out of bed and go for a walk. The night before she had been slow on our evening walk, not acting like her normal bouncy self, but I figured that she just ate something that didn’t agree with her and would recover quickly.
The vet sampled her swollen neck glands and warned me of the possibility of lymphatic cancer.

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