Posts Tagged "Fridge the Golden Retriever"


Let me first define what the vagus nerve is before I share the stories on each of these fantastic dogs that have graced our home over the years. “The vagus nerve has two bunches of sensory nerve cell bodies, and it connects the brainstem to the body. … The nerve is responsible for certain sensory activities and motor information for movement within the body. Essentially, it is part of a circuit that links the neck, heart,...

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Immunizing NOT Vaccinating

Immunizing NOT Vaccinating


Posted By on Jul 11, 2016

Recently I received a copy of the revision of this book. It is a project that was begun almost 2 years ago. Due to a series of life events that happened it was hindered in its revision but it came to fruition no matter. With deep gratitude to Aleks Mikic for writing the original and then in the revision including the stories of our vaccine damaged dogs to add additional impact to an already brilliant book, I am indebted to her for...

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A Tale of Three Dogs, Part One

A Tale of Three Dogs, Part One


Posted By on Oct 14, 2015

Fridge Cute, fluffy, full of spunk covered in self-assuredness – that was my Golden Retriever puppy, Fridge on his first day with us. At the time in 1986, Refrigerator Perry of Chicago Bears’ fame was a well-known linebacker. Fridge was the largest puppy in his litter, so his breeder named him Fridge. I thought it was cute so I kept the name, especially since he already knew it. After we picked him up from the breeder, he promptly...

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How Dogs Enrich Our Lives

How Dogs Enrich Our Lives


Posted By on Feb 23, 2014

There are SO many ways dogs can and do benefit us so I wanted to share several articles with you on what science has discovered in some of those ways, besides the obvious one of companionship although companionship would be THE most beneficial of course! But they help our health as well. In addition, there is information on how dogs process things through their brains and mouths that might shed some light on some of their behavior for...

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