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Everywhere I look, I see Elvis…

It’s been two weeks since we lost Elvis. We’ve brought in a new foster dog, and she has helped heal some of the pain. But the hole is still there. I asked Randall this morning how such a small dog … Continue reading

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A different sort of day at Rainbow Bridge…

Unlike most days at Rainbow Bridge, this day dawned cold and gray, damp as a swamp and as dismal as could be imagined. All of the recent arrivals had no idea what to think, as they had never experienced a … Continue reading

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Thank you all so much.

I want to thank all of you for the lovely comments about Elvis both here, on Ollie’s blog and in email/Facebook postings. As you can all imagine, the last 24 hours has been horribly difficult. Losing an animal is never … Continue reading

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Heaven’s Newest Angel

Thank you so much, KC and Mom ML.

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The Journey Comes To An End…

Elvis’s journey has reached its final destination. This morning, Randall, Dr. Walthall and I made the wrenching decision to put him to sleep. The bloating that we had seen over the last couple of days had done serious work on … Continue reading

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Half a step back

Last night, Elvis started showing signs of retaining fluid. He’s been peeing less than usual, but I wasn’t sure how much of the increased urination had been caused by the hernia exerting pressure or the bladder trying to head out … Continue reading

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Tuesday Update

Things are still going really, really well with Elvis. The swelling around the sutures has just about disappeared. There’s a bit of residual redness, but not much and it seems to be disappearing, too. He’s been a good boy about … Continue reading

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A good day

It’s been a good day over here. The swelling around the surgery site has gone way down. I’m seeing just a bit of redness, but nothing that sets off alarms, and the licking he’s done is short and sweet. He’s … Continue reading

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Good night

Elvis did really well overnight and looks good this morning. He’s got a bit of licking going on, but not much and not persistent. His licking is more like cleaning, but I’m going to track down my Bitter Apple and … Continue reading

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Butt and nothing but :)

This is what we’re seeing the first night after his hernial surgery.

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