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A “Good old Harv” post.

Harv has been gone a little over a year now. For the most part, the pain has faded, and while I think of him nearly daily, it’s mostly just in passing. The onslaught of thunderstorms and fireworks makes me think … Continue reading

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Love song for an old dog.

There are times when I still miss my Harvey terribly. A week or so ago, people on an online dog discussion group that I read were talking about how their old dogs have special Old Dog Rules compared to the … Continue reading

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Missing my Harvey.

I got my order of photos from Snapfish today, and it included a bunch of pictures of Teh Harv, including a larger print of this picture, which is one of my favorites, for me to frame. I miss him so … Continue reading

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Harv, the Anti-Beast.

Earlier in the week, I sent a letter to the York Shelter where I got Harv, letting them know of his passing and of my gratitude to them for having sheltered him. I know that an old black pit bull … Continue reading

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Euthanasia and What Comes After

This post is going to deal directly, frankly, and possibly graphically with euthanasia. If you find the subject uncomfortable or upsetting, please please do not read it. * * * I have dealt with death day in and day out … Continue reading

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For Harvey.

Who is kicking asses and taking names at the Rainbow Bridge. He started seizing tonight and I couldn’t get it to stop. I ended up taking him into work after hours and my bosses put him to sleep for me. … Continue reading

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Fugly dog of the day.

With apologies to Fugly Horse of the Day for the blatant title theft. Go read that blog. It’s well worth it. Though it does frequently make your head want to explode. My Harv, he’s making me crazy again. I love … Continue reading

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Harv: More Seizures, More Meds, More Worry

Harv started having seizures again last week. Not grand mal, fall over and convulse seizures, just focal ones, but worse than his normal chewing gum fits. They looked more like what I think of when I think “focal seizure”– he … Continue reading

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Disaster Dog Rides Again.

So, Harv has an ear hematoma. He shakes his head constantly. He scratches at the place where his eye used to be and cries. I don’t know why. He’s done this for months and nobody has an explanation. He doesn’t … Continue reading

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Harv <3s Drugs.

I recently joined the Epil-K9 mailing list for the owners of seizure dogs. It’s a fantastic resource both in terms of information and support. I posted a synopsis of Harv’s drama, looking for advice on the sleep issue, wondering if … Continue reading

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