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About Methow Dog

We make a line of healthy dog treats using all natural, human-grade ingredients. We source mostly from growers and producers here in the Pacific Northwest. Our treats are handmade in small batches in a commercial kitchen in Seattle. Quite simply, Methow Dog Healthy Treats are Good Stuff for Good Dogs.

Making Antibodies

Making antibodies. The two most beautiful words in the world to the dog parents whose fur babies are enrolled in the Yale Canine Cancer Vaccine clinical trial. Campy and I got the good news in September, about 10 days after … Continue reading

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Clinical Trials and Tribulations

Campy has now had his two Yale Canine Cancer Vaccine injections. The first one was on July 14, and Campy showed no reaction to it at all. His second injection on August 5, is turning out to be quite eventful. … Continue reading

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I Got My Dog Into Yale

Campagnolo had his sixth and final chemotherapy treatment on June 10. He came through it like a champ, as always. And, as always, he charmed our vet and the entire staff at Cascade Veterinary Clinic. I had our vet take … Continue reading

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Saving Campagnolo

It’s been nearly three years since my last Dog Blog post. Here’s the Cliff Notes version of those three years: We bought a house and built a garden on our property that’s bigger than the house. Thanks to my wonderful … Continue reading

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The Squirrels Here Have Anger Management Issues

One month. It’s been one month since we made our 20-year dream of living in the Methow Valley a reality.  One month since we loaded up all our worldly possessions in a 20 ft U-Haul truck and left our home … Continue reading

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Happy National Black Dog Day from Tiger

We’ve been super busy the last month with our move to Winthrop, Washingon in the beautiful Methow Valley of North Central Washington. More on that soon. But today is… #NationalBlackDogDay Tiger hopes you’ll consider adopting a black dog from a … Continue reading

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Happy Gotcha Day!

Four years ago, on July 16, 2012, our beautiful boy Truman came to live with us. I remember the first time we met. We had just lost our boy Larry and Tiger was despondent that his best friend was gone. … Continue reading

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Scary Times 

As we get ready to flip the calendar to July, we are entering into the annual Days of Dread for many of our dogs. I’m talking about 4th of July fireworks. Celebrating our nation’s birth by firing incendiary devices is … Continue reading

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An Inappropriate Immune Response

Our beautiful boy Truman was recently diagnosed with Pannus. Pannus, or Chronic Superficial Karatitis, is a progressive autoimmune disease of the cornea.  No one knows what causes it, but Greyhounds are among a handful of breeds that seem to have … Continue reading

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Humans Aren’t the Only Ones…

Humans aren’t the only ones who need blood transfusions. Our animal companions can also suffer an emergency requiring life-saving blood products. Tiger and Truman are among the 125+ canine and feline “Superhero” volunteer blood donors at DoveLewis Emergency Animal Hospital in … Continue reading

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