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life with a pack of dogs

my darling wiz...

by | Friday, February 20, 2015 |
my darling wiz...

last friday we helped wilson pass out of this life. it was time and we were at peace with the decision knowing that it was the best thing for him. somehow i convinced myself that all those things would make it easier. somehow i convinced myself that it wasn’t tragic so i would miss him but i would be okay – i would survive. somehow i convinced myself that i’m like a professional at dog loss at this point and i would be okay. even though i’m a person who gets sad when i reach a book’s end...

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it's that time again...

by | Saturday, November 1, 2014 | 0 comment(s)
it's that time again...

happy halloween! (here's the link to years 2009-2013) row 1 (l to r): phineus, ronan, estelle, fletcherrow 2 (l to r): zig, jack, maebe, indirow 3 (l to r): carly, merle, jewelrow 4 (l to r): wilson, slater, flanaganrow 5 (l to r): odin, benny, speckthis one might be my favorite year yet... we hope you all had an enjoyable halloween!...

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dix-sept

by | Thursday, August 21, 2014 | 0 comment(s)
dix-sept

a few weeks ago we decided to foster another dog for snooty giggles, asprey beach. she’s a 7-year-old french bulldog who had recently been through some traumatic changes and she pulled quite hard at my heart strings. in probably the span of a month or so she was hit by a car and had a leg amputated, her owner died and then the family or friends dropped her rather unceremoniously at a shelter in kentucky. fortunately snooty giggles came to her rescue and started her on her new life. we were...

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the descent

by | Thursday, July 24, 2014 | 0 comment(s)
the descent

about 6-8 weeks ago wilson seemed to plunge into complete confusion and old age overnight. he was no longer able to get around the house on his own, when we called to him he clearly heard it but always moved in the opposite direction and he kept circling and running into walls. because of his total blindness running into things and not always knowing where he is can be commonplace but this was extreme and very sudden. wil spent many years on prednisone due to his immune mediated disease so my...

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