Helen on June 30th, 2011

I took Mimi to the veterinarian this month and got her hips x-rayed.  She does indeed have hip displaysia.   And arthritis has set into the hips.  So she is now taking fish oil besides glucosamine and has pain pills at the ready. This is what hip displaysia and arthritic hips look like.  Frankly, the fuzzy […]

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Helen on March 17th, 2011

Today, March 3, is day 20 since Mimi arrived.  Time flies!  A significant thing happened this morning.  Usually, Mimi runs around trying to figure out where she belongs when I dole out meals.  But this morning, she flew to her crate and waited there.  I had a moment of  “Where is that dog?” when I […]

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Helen on February 24th, 2011

This morning, as I walked around the back yard, I kept running into Mimi where she was working on an apparent skill of hers, hole digging.  I asked her kindly to stop digging under the dog walk, under the teeter, and when I met up with her by one of our fake mini boulders, she […]

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Helen on February 21st, 2011

Mimi’s been with me a little over a week, and she’s started to feel comfortable. This morning, I found, just like the Aussies, she doesn’t appreciate it when two dogs are playing tug together and she started working on stopping that. Aussie rules are that they say who can tug and who can’t, except they […]

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Helen on February 12th, 2011

2011 – Why did I have a picture of a black-and-white pooch on my blog with no explanation? Well, I didn’t want to tell the story because I didn’t want to revisit a sometimes painful trip if it didn’t come out all right. But it did, so now I can tell. Here’s the timeline. Wednesday, […]

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Helen on December 10th, 2009

OK, that’s not true.  I got the letters wrong.  I was really a volunteer for SPAY-LEE for a few hours on November 25, and had a really great time!  I decided to go in with a bright autumn orange outfit with a bandana that matched the ones my dogs, Luigi and Dudley, were wearing. The […]

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