|Husky of the Month|
Congrats Nikita, Archer, and Cheyanne,
our November HOTM Winners!
Thanks to all for this month's entries!
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Our current rescue spotlight is:|
Delaware Valley Siberian Husky Rescue!
My beloved Mickey is gone
Join date : 2012-12-28
|Subject: My beloved Mickey is gone Thu Oct 18, 2018 6:30 pm|| |
Earlier this year at the vet's office he mentioned he had a bit of arthritis in his back. But around the first of August he had more and more trouble getting up the steps. Then right before the 15th he could not go up the steps anymore. At 72 I couldn't pick him up. I had to hold him when he pooped, otherwise he would fall over. The vet agreed with my decision, it was getting hard for him to walk. I have not taken down his crate....I have not cleaned up his dog hair around it. He was 13. He's now united with his love, Jolene ( my heart dog) who died from complications from Cushings. She died 4 years ago at 8. He missed her so much. At my age there will be no more " new " dogs. I have a lab /border collie mix the Shelter GAVE me. Gallman is 5 and still is puppy acting. I have a GSD foster Lucy who is 7 but was outside on a SHORT chain her first 7 years. She had to learn how to walk on a leash. I'm honestly afraid my current dogs will outlive me......
Join date : 2014-08-18
Location : Terlingua, Texas
|Subject: Re: My beloved Mickey is gone Thu Oct 18, 2018 8:31 pm|| |
I'm sorry for your loss. I have a girl who has arthritis in one knee and also in her backbone so I watch her like a hawk. And, like you, I'm afraid that my three will outlive me ...
Gallman sounds like(s)he could be a trip, that's an interesting combination. Herder and retriever all in one dog.
“Properly trained, a man can be dog’s best friend.”
Join date : 2014-07-23
Location : San Diego, California
|Subject: Re: My beloved Mickey is gone Fri Oct 19, 2018 12:05 am|| |
My condolences on your loss. R.I.P Mickey. Take comfort in your memories and the quality of life you gave to him.
Join date : 2013-06-14
Location : Missouri
Join date : 2009-05-29
Location : Denver, CO
|Subject: Re: My beloved Mickey is gone Fri Oct 19, 2018 2:32 pm|| |
So sorry for your loss
i still have the fleece i was wearing when sierra passed, cant bring my self to wash it, and it do not wear it often.
at least you will have your hands full with the other ones.
|Subject: Re: My beloved Mickey is gone || |
My beloved Mickey is gone
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