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Sophie’s 13th birthday party

It’s hard to believe that nearly 13 years ago Carrie brought home this little 2-month old bundle of brown fur. But now age is taking her strength, the cold she once enjoyed now brings an ache to her joints, and … 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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Training Sophie 4-4-14

  Sophie followed Doc’s training session and I ran mostly doubles with her, which she handled with no problem. Age is really catching up with her and she’s losing strength in her back end. She fell over several times while … Continue reading

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Training Dakota 4-4-14

  Dakota was last to train and I just limited her to a series of single marks, Deciding long ago that she’d never be able to run doubles. Having serious attention deficit issues, a single mark is all she can handle. Surprisingly, … Continue reading

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Insomnia

Whether its age or something more, Sophie has developed a case of insomnia and wanders through the house during the night. That in and of itself is no problem except that her nails click on the floor waking us. She … Continue reading

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