Five years ago, I picked up this teeny tiny two day old ball of fur. She was from a litter of six; they said her mother died. She fit in the palm of my hand with plenty of room left over. Her eyes were closed up tight, but she had a fierce sense of smell; … Continue reading Puppers is 5!
DG loves the fireplace. Her favorite spot is right in front of it. It doesn't matter if there's a dog bed or pillow or just hard floor - it's her favorite place!
...what a full night of sleep can do for a dog. Puppers is convinced she's ready to jump and run again! She wanted to play with DG this morning, but I wouldn't let her. She wanted to go down the porch steps with Ted to burn trash, but he wouldn't let her. She wanted to … Continue reading It’s amazing…
Puppers has an eight week recovery period (minimum) ahead of her. Her CCL (knee ligament) was torn completely in two. The vet snipped the torn ends and put a bolt and wire in that will now take the place of the CCL. He also released her meniscus (she had scar tissue in the knee that … Continue reading My poor girl!!!
My poor girl has a torn CCL ligament (like a torn ACL in a human - the ligament over the knee). After two appointments, medication, and xrays, the vet said she needs surgery to fix it because it could wind up tearing the other back leg which is overcompensating for the injured one (she currently … Continue reading Ouch!
"Risk more than others think is safe. Care more than others think is wise. Dream more than others think is practical. Expect more than others think is possible." -Claude T. Bissell When I brought home that little calf who grew up to be Bessie, the matriarch of our herd, people thought I was nuts. Now … Continue reading Quote for my life right now
We're cleaning the chicken coop right now, and we're past the physical part I do... ..so I corralled the gang out of the coop into a small area so they would be out from underfoot but still have a birds eye view (Ha!) of all the action. This is Ted's fun now (he loves playing … Continue reading Favorite past time