Isn't it great to see them having so much fun? Just the joy they get from a wild race about off lead is infectious. I'm not able to have an animal at present so this thread and the cat one have to suffice.his eyes are bonkers! He’s had an absolute blast today and ran miles on the beach and in and out of the sea. It’s been hilarious. As you say, he’s been ‘a right dog’ and loved every minute
I've been thinking about how you were doing off and on. I'm glad she's home.Thanks everyone for your condolences and concern - been a hell of a week as you can probably imagine, I hate to think how many times I've had to go through this - anyway, she's home now, we had her cremated by a reputable company that assures single cremation. I didn't really hear it at the time but the Mrs. remembers that the vet mentioned that the dose she had was a 'cat-sized dose' before she went, which reinforces to me that the timing was right for her and us.
As bad as things were, I remember thinking when we were asked if we wanted to take her to bury her at home or a cremation - "she's a Ridgeback, if we put her outside in the cold and wet, we'd be haunted for evermore!"..
I think Ruby is quite enjoying not being beaten by Penny's tail and not having to shield her food, treats and toys... but misses the backup barking at every threat - real or imagined!
This is a photo from 2017 - not long after we got Penny, it's from her first experience of camping, the pair of 'em were so happy having the run of Malham Tarn!
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The Little Bastard is a very angry Little Bastard... She'd spent weeks cultivating the smell of rotting foxshit, had achieved 12th Level Scruff and was the envy of all her mates. But now she's been dragged through the dip, has been sheared and is about to be publicly humiliated at the doggy daycare...
There will be blood...
Thanks mate, it means a lot - I was going to say how it's amazing how we can unite with strangers over dogs, but we've been doing if for tens of thousands of years....I've been thinking about how you were doing off and on. I'm glad she's home.
As others say, remember the good times. They'll be your comforter in the weeks and months to come.
Our Minature Spitz does the same. I've seen her balance on her two front legs. Most of the time she squats and lifts her back right leg.Our Border Collie bitch very often pees from the 'handstand' position, Very skillful!
We had a body suit for our bitch when she got spayed. It meant she couldn’t lick the stitches and also did not get stressed about not being able to fit past things/knock into them. I’m sure your vet will advise.The hound is going in for neutering on a few weeks. Does anyone have any tips for aftercare / cone of shame advice for a high-energy dog?
Useful info as our girl is going to be spayed in a few weeks' time.We had a body suit for our bitch when she got spayed. It meant she couldn’t lick the stitches and also did not get stressed about not being able to fit past things/knock into them. I’m sure your vet will advise.