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Took both boys to the vet this morning. Milo's annual heartworm/Lyme check was negative. Jeter had a hard, fast-growing lump on his head that I was pretty certain was benign but ... you know ... . It turned out to be just a sebaceous cyst that ruptured when the vet poked at it -- HEALED! The hounds have been celebrating the arrival of spring and squirrel season by running like maniacs in the yard, and the vet and everybody else was exclaiming (as usual :) ) about how muscular they are, how beautiful, how fit and trim, how friendly and happy, how well behaved (this was a temporary aberration) .........

 

For this moment, my dogs are perfect. I am thankful.

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Ellen, with brindles Milo and Jeter, and the blonde ballerina, Gelsey

remembering Eve, Baz, Scout, Romie, and Nutmeg

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That definitely makes for a very good day. :)

 

Hada the podenco maneta, Georgie Girl (UMR Cordella), Lulu the podenco andaluz, Rita the podenco maneta
Angels: Charlie the iggy,  Mazy (CBR Crazy Girl), Potato, my mystery ibizan girl, Allen (M's Pretty Boy), Percy (Fast But True), Mikey (Doray's Patuti), Pudge le mutt, Tessa the iggy, Possum (Apostle), Gracie (Dusty Lady), Harold (Slatex Harold), "Cousin" Simon our step-iggy, Little Dude the iggy ,Bandit (Bb Blue Jay), Niña the galgo, Wally (Allen Hogg), Thane (Pog Mo Thoine), Oliver (JJ Special Agent), Comet, & Rosie our original mutt.

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This made my day.

Old Dogs are the Best Dogs. :heartThank you, campers. Current enrollees:  Punkin. Annie Oooh M. 

Angels: Pal :heart. Segugio. Sorella (TPGIT). LadyBug. Zeke-aroni. MiMi Sizzle Pants. Gracie. Seamie :heart:brokenheart. (Foster)Sweet. Andy. PaddyALVIN!Mayhem. Bosco. Bruno. Dottie B. Trevor Double-Heart. Bea. Cletus, KLTO. Aiden.

:paw Upon reflection, our lives are often referenced in parts defined by the all-too-short lives of our dogs.

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I hope this post doesn't strike people as insensitive to people going through big and small health problems with their hounds.

 

Nessa, I am absolutely the world's worst picture taker. Just imagine red brindle hounds. :)

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Ellen, with brindles Milo and Jeter, and the blonde ballerina, Gelsey

remembering Eve, Baz, Scout, Romie, and Nutmeg

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