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Driving With Dogs

The family will be hitting the road for Thanksgiving. Jake and Windy are ready to travel. The dog bedding is clean, treats and toys are packed and other necessities are ready. The other necessities I mean are for any contingencies, … Continue reading

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Damage Done By Puppy Mills

A new study confirms everything that has been said about emotional damage from puppy mills. http://bit.ly/psa5v1 Dogs kept in puppy mills for years as breeding stock are severely psychologically damaged, and this study is supposedly the first research that confirms … Continue reading

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Thank You For Caring

Dog people are so special. The comments, emails, Tweets and cards of support have meant a great deal. Knowing people care helps helps us to deal with our grief. A friend sent to me the following observation. Its author is … Continue reading

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Heaven Has No Fleas

The calendar showed flea treatment was due. I had to treat only two dogs. It is times like these we feel Hope’s absence. Looking at the ottoman she liked to snooze on or feeling that empty spot on the bed … Continue reading

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Hope Is At Peace

We sent Hope to play on the Rainbow Bridge this morning. Jake, my husband and I helped her cross over. Even though it was the right thing to do, we are devastated. She didn’t suffer.

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One Day At A Time

We kept the vulture at bay for another day. Hope’s oncology veterinarian said, “ Her cancer is much more advanced.” We knew that. But how much more? We didn’t want to lose her too soon. An ultrasound revealed a colon … Continue reading

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We Are Losing

Hope is at the oncology vet now getting assessed. How much cancer? Where exactly is it? Can we keep her comfortable? The cancer vulture is circling, and I can’t shoot it out of the sky.

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