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Dakota’s heart

We took the guys in to the vet this week for their checkups etc. and she confirmed what we had suspected. Dakota is in the early stages of congestive heart failure. Dakota’s lungs are congested and her heart is enlarged, … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Elvis and Dakota

It’s hard to believe that our big boy is 7 and our wild woman is 11, but everyone celebrated Elvis and Dakota’s birthdays with breakfast sandwiches. Elvis got a double treat when I bought him a chicken wrap yesterday as … Continue reading

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Spooky therapy visits

Friday was therapy visit day and with Halloween approaching, it was a spooky affair. Sophie has been through it enough Halloweens and trick-or-treaters that nothing fazes her, and she posed with some skeletal friends at the end of our visit. … Continue reading

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Ready to work

Elvis and Sophie – bathed, brushed, and ready for their July therapy visits.

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Water retrieves

With my little pond now full of water, it was a good opportunity to take the guys out for a little refresher training on water retrieves. Both the dogs and I were a little rusty on the obedience part of … Continue reading

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Morning swim

We got our first water last week which meant water in the pond and the guys returning from the pasture wet and muddy. Unfortunately for our senior Labs, even a 5-minute swim in the pond is enough to aggravate their … Continue reading

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Afternoon hunt with Dakota

I really don’t remember the last time that I took Dakota hunting by herself, but Saturday afternoon was her turn to do some duck hunting. I was hoping that the wind would push the ducks off the river and into … Continue reading

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