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#LiveGibStrong #Paws4Purple Feature: Help! My Dog Had a Seizure! Is it Canine Epilepsy?

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  #Paws4Purple is a Canine Epilepsy informational program created by Purple Day® Ambassador and award-winning author Dorothy Wills-Raftery of FiveSibes™ #LiveGibStrong K-9 Epilepsy Awareness & Education site and hosted by The Anita Kaufmann Foundation, the nonprofit sponsor of Purple Day and Purple Day Every Day for Epilepsy     📌 Open Enrollment Call  for Dogs with Epilepsy for Studies & Clinical Trials further down in this post. T he words “seizures” and “Canine Epilepsy” can certainly drum up a lot of fear for caregivers of dogs who suddenly find themselves faced with a situation where their beloved dog appears to suddenly have a seizure, or has odd movements and behavior that maybe they suspect is a seizure.    After the seizure passes, it leads one to ask many questions, including, “What just happened to my dog?”, “What caused the seizure?” and the top question, "Will my dog be okay?"    The important thing to remember is to remain calm, and to no

February Challenge ❤️ Me & My Baby Boy

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Me and my FiveSibes baby boy, Wolf   FiveSibes is  joining in Zoolatry's February Challenge! Says Zoolatry, "We tend to think of Valentine's Day, love and friendship when February arrives.  We arbitrarily chose Wednesday ~ and are suggesting that on February 1 - 8 - 15 and 22 ~ we celebrate in our blog postings, through images and words ~ love, friendship, kindness, caring."   We're in! Today's love photo is of me and my sweet baby boy, Wolf. Even though he was a senior at 13 years of age, he was and will always be the baby of the pack. And even though I miss him, we were able to spend so much time together in his golden years.  Always, and forever, remember the good times.      ❤️    Back to our Home Page and Our Other Pages, inuding Our About the Breed Page and Our #LiveGibStrong On-Line K-9 Epilepsy Resource Page, ArcticHouse Books & Gifts Shoppe & so much more!  Just click on "More" Pages at top of blog .    

Mush, Mommy, Mush! On a Merry Meme Monday

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  Many thanks to Cathy Armato of DogsLuvUsAndWeLuvThem.com for her pretty awesome photo, and to our caption winner, Monika McDonald from TailsAroundTheRanch.blog for her clever caption that received the most "likes" on our FiveSibes: Siberian Husky K9 News & Reviews Facebook page !   Do you have a Photo That Would Make a Great Meme?  ( It does need to somehow feature a northern breed dog, whether you have one, or have your dog pose with a real one or even a stuffie! ) We Want Your Photo to Feature in our Fun FiveSibes Merry Meme Caption Contest!       Here's How...   Get Snapping!     Back to our Home Page and Our Other Pages, inuding Our About the Breed Page and Our #LiveGibStrong On-Line K-9 Epilepsy Resource Page, ArcticHouse Books & Gifts Shoppe & so much more!  Just click on "More" Pages at top of blog .    

Road Trippin' With Your Dog ~ My New 4Knines Article & A #FlashbackFriday Memory

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  #Flashback Photo ~ Harley and Gibson in the Car ~ 2011 All of my FiveSibes I'm proud to say absolutely LOVED car rides, especially Harley and Gibson! Oh, the excitement of going "in the car" was addicting! And there was no better passenger than Harley. She'd jump right in and sit by a window and never move! Gibson, always in love with her, would take up a seat right by her side. Naturally, we stopped at our local favorite spot for some vanilla ice cream as a treat.  Today, for our #FlashbackFriday post, it's a pic from one of those fabulous car rides they loved so much---and I'll admit, I was pretty proud to be driving around with them! Yup, a little bit of a show off because they were so beautiful and so well-mannered.    Let me hear some "Woooos!" Why? Because I'm thrilled to report that I am back writing for 4Knines! After a little change for them, and then a move, the pandemic, and a surgery for me, I'm happy to say, "I

February Challenge ❤️ Love is...A Look, A Nudge, A Kiss

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  FiveSibes is  joining in Zoolatry's February Challenge! Says Zoolatry, "We tend to think of Valentine's Day, love and friendship when February arrives.  We arbitrarily chose Wednesday ~ and are suggesting that on February 1 - 8 - 15 and 22 ~ we celebrate in our blog postings, through images and words ~ love, friendship, kindness, caring."  I'm so in!  Pictured today is my forever heart dog, Gibson. ❤️    Back to our Home Page and Our Other Pages, inuding Our About the Breed Page and Our #LiveGibStrong On-Line K-9 Epilepsy Resource Page, ArcticHouse Books & Gifts Shoppe & so much more!  Just click on "More" Pages at top of blog .  

How Many Snow Dogs Do You See?!

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  Winter Flashback ~ FiveSibes   “A snow day literally and figuratively falls from the sky...and seems like a thing of wonder.”     ~Susan Orlean With the past few days of snow we've been having here, it brought back to mind how much my FiveSibes loved to go out and play in it! It was as though we waited all year in anticiaption of wintery snow days and it was truly a magical world in our yard during and after a snowfall when I'd let my Huskies let out in the yard to play! I'd open the kitchen door and they would zoom out across the deck down the ramp and into the snowy yard below. Oh, how they had a blast, especially during the quiet snowy evenings,when they went out to investigate the newly fallen snow in the that wondrous peaceful silence that only happens right after a snowfall. Snowy nights were always a special time for my snow dogs and me. ❄️💙  Question: In the magical snowy evening photo above, can you count how many of my FiveSibes were playing out in the snow? H

A Birthday Remembered: Our Three Pupsters Would Be Turning 15 Today

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  #FiveSibes #Flashback ~ #Pupsters 1st Birthday ~ January 19, 2009 Wow! As I sit here and think about my three Pupsters littermates — Wolfie and sisters Bandit and Chloe—on their birthday, I am in a surreal place of mind. My three *puppies*—the youngest of our FiveSibes pack, would be 15 today! FIFTEEN!  Mind blown. 🤯   Our three adorable Pupsters when we brought them home! Three Siberian Husky puppies ~ Three times the fun! I always think of them in their youth and prime. Harley and Gibson the OGs of our pack, with the three puppies joining in wild Siberian Husky shenanigans. My wild and crazy and loving Husky "kids" who added three times the craziness and love, would be 15.    In honor of their birthday, (their Gotcha Day wasn't until April), I sit here and remember all the fun times, the zoomies across our yard, the howlfests, the excited Christmas morning and opening of their gifts, their fabulous birthday parties, and those endearing snoring nights that filled my h