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Latest Bad News: Sascha

Did you ever have one of “those” years? For me, 1993 was my, as the Queen said, “annus horribilus.” But 2018 is…

Posted by Steve Pollock on Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Sascha Says Goodbye to Bosco

She was not very willing (a little freaked out, I think—she knew things were not right), but I did get one last photo of…

Posted by Steve Pollock on Thursday, March 22, 2018

Sascha and Bosco Asleep

Bosco snoozing up next to his sister before his nail trim. Things have taken a turn and not towards the good. More pain pills on way. We’re waiting for his decision and being strong for him.

Posted by Steve Pollock on Wednesday, February 21, 2018

[And thanks everyone, your support and love for Boscketty and us is wonderful and overwhelming and greatly appreciated. There is diminished lung capacity and he is limping and sleeping more. Vet says his heart is strong, and so is his appetite. And His Majesty the Roux is (mostly) keeping the lid on so Bosco can sleep. Thanks again!]

Elegant Queen Sascha

The ever-elegant Queen Sascha likes the sun as well.

Posted by Steve Pollock on Monday, February 26, 2018

Cuddled Up

Bosco is cuddled up against his sister. He’s breakkn’ our hearts. He’s hanging in there tough, but is now having a hard…

Posted by Steve Pollock on Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Sascha's Going Into Traction

Two days, two vet visits. Sascha, Queen of Our Hearts, seems to be steadily losing the use of her back legs. Not been a…

Posted by Steve Pollock on Tuesday, December 12, 2017

[Update: She’s home resting. Ummmm. Herniated disks and arthritis and a messed up spine and has feeling lower down, but can barely move. She’s on complete bedrest for two weeks, and we’ll have to assess her quality of life and if she veers off into pain and more paralysis, welllll. Not giving up. Fighting as we always do (three times in ten years). But … yeah.
I’ve said this afternoon … rescuing senior dogs is vital, important, and deeply rewarding. They return great amounts of love unconditionally and trust you completely. But … sometimes it just sucks bigtime. I still wouldn’t … well, to quote “Steel Magnolias” … “I wouldn’t exchange thirty minutes of wonderful for a lifetime of nothin’ special.” Madame is still ruling the roost even if the roost is a forced perch on the couch. As long as she wants to do that, we think that’s pretty special.]

Sascha Gets Some Gingerbread

Queen Sascha gets a gingerbread elefunk.

Posted by Steve Pollock on Saturday, December 2, 2017

I'm So Pretty

"I'm still pretty. Let that vet come in and witness my prettiness." (Queen of Our Hearts Sascha, dirty ears, long…

Posted by Steve Pollock on Wednesday, September 7, 2016

Her Majesty Gets Some Chassis Work Done

Queen of our hearts Sascha and the inimitable Bosco got their nails trimmed today at the Petsmart in Hermitage. The very…

Posted by Steve Pollock on Friday, July 29, 2016

Royal Wariness

Sir Goose is hanging out on the rear terrace of the Manse, keeping a watchful eye as Queen Sascha takes a royal nap in…

Posted by Steve Pollock on Thursday, March 31, 2016

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