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my best friend

20101013-125144.jpgsnowbear11 100_1677 100_1699 Picture 016 IMG_0114My best friend died in his sleep this morning

R.I.P Bear
April 1, 2001 – July 31, 2013

He kept me sane & gave me purpose through the most difficult decade of my life. May I someday be worthy of his dedication.
I miss him already

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leash

bought a new dog leash today. I seem to have misplaced all the others somehow.

Not much info on their website but the label says made by Westminster Pet Products right here in the USA. A portion of the money goes to support the Wounded Warrior Project.

made in the usa – supports the military

win – win

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CGD early years ?

found this pic on FaceBook (can’t make the link work)

cgd

Looks familiar, I’ve seen that snarl somewhere before….

Long day

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Sunshine fresh air and zzZzzzzz

sleep dep

Herr Bear did not react well to the recent forced (more story later) change of diet.

soooo

I’ve been wearing out my oppose-able thumbs on the doorknobs pretty much on demand and we’re still going to have to clean the carpet again. The first 3 days I was getting no sleep, and the next 3 I got maybe 2 hours at a time unless KoTHDL was home to work the doorknobs.

Tired enough now that things are getting strange .. well past the ‘too tired to sleep’ stage …

day 2 we had 2 dogs with the runs and every time I turned my back the damn cat would puke. Add in the fact that Bear needed at minimum a partial bath every 45 min and takes 3 hours to dry out…..

so now we have a trip to the vet, a house that you could use in a febreeze commercial and more pills for the magic fuzzy poopin machine.

Today his appetite came back and we began the brushing and untangling phase of what I hope is the final Bear-Cleaning this month.

 

sigh

Tribbles

The brushing of the Bear

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Found this old draft post that never got published. He was a shedding champ :)

daily Bear

final vet visit for staple removal today.

He does NOT like going to the vet anymore.. I dunno why..

weird, only 4 staples to remove .. sneaky bugger lost one someplace.

now he can scratch all he wants .. well maybe not ALL he wants

next BATH DAY!!

After yours truly gets a good night’s sleep… after 3 weeks of constant vigilance I’m a bit behind on the zzz’s

 

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