Friday, September 24, 2010

From This to This :)

I cannot believe it's been about a month since the last time I posted. Where has time gone? We have been so busy with school starting, and we thought we were going to have to put Suka's older brother Takoda to sleep which was very traumatic for us. The vet prescribed him 3 medicines he takes daily and were warned that once winter hits he may go downhill again (his hips are very bad and he could hardly walk, now that he is on prescriptions, he is getting around better but when the cold temperatures start, the arthritis in his legs/hips could significantly increase. So at this point, we are taking it day to day and counting each day as a blessing.

Another thing has happened in the past month...My pup has gotten HUGE! He is only 6 months but he's looking less and less like a baby and more and more like a grown Dog! He's a good boy, he LOVES his daily walks now (we walk every night and sometimes during the day too) and he hasn't had an accident in the house in a while (although he is still outside alot during the day since the weather is nice) I have to keep the recycling bins pushed far away from the fence because he loves to SHRED things and he will put his head thru the fence and pull cardboard into the yard and shred it everywhere! He has torn apart more than one of my magazines as well, such a stinker :) Everytime we are in the house, I give him rawhides to gnaw on to protect him from seeking out things to shred for his enjoyment ;)

The next phase of life (which is coming soon) is will be getting neutered. I would have loved to have seen what his pups would have looked like, but there are so many animals in this world that are abandoned, homeless, euthanized, in shelters, etc..I just cannot bear to contribute towards it. Besides that, if he had pups I would have HAD to have kept a pup and we really don't need 4 large dogs! :)
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