Peng Zhang on January 27th, 2011

I was told Snowball passed away around noon today, two days short of his birthday; he died of a severe form of canine epilepsy that has been progressing over two years. It was 2 years and 2 months since he had the first epileptic episode, roughly the same length of progression that Chocolate had. Looking [...]

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Peng Zhang on May 10th, 2009

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Peng Zhang on May 10th, 2009

The beloved, warm and mischievous Siberian Husky (January 29, 2005 – May 10, 2009) passed away peacefully at a veterinarian clinic in Toronto, as a result of progressively worsening epilepsy (cluster seizures), a genetic central nervous system disorder.

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Peng Zhang on May 10th, 2009

Today Chocolate passed away at the vet’s clinic. I could still remember her baby-ish plaintive calls from last night; I could still see the helplessness in her staring but seemingly unseeing eyes; I could still remember her futile attempts at walking or even crawling. And yet,  the cold hard fact stares in my face that [...]

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Peng Zhang on May 5th, 2009

Chocolate is still in seizures. I saw her “prancing” about yesterday evening. She was making sudden starts and movements as if there was some unseen force that was goading her on. Today is her fourth day in seizures, and is expected on be on the return path to normal, based on her past seizure records.

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Peng Zhang on May 4th, 2009

Chocolate still in seizures, although at times she showed signs of being on the mend.

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