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Sue's Dog Blog
DOLLY, THE DOG I’LL NEVER FORGET

Oct 10, 2014


On October 10, 1995, I lost my dear basset hound, Dolly, unexpectedly to Thrombopathia, a rare hereditary bleeding disorder no one knew about at the time. Seeing the spark of life extinguished in those beautiful cinnamon eyes, like someone turned out a bright light in a room, affirmed to me...

Sue's Dog Blog
DOLLY, THE DOG I’LL NEVER FORGET

Oct 10, 2014


HEAVENBOUND

    (poem for a basset hound)  
c. 1995 Sue Owens Wright


                                                  Dolly, my little Dolly,

                                                  I’ll sew a quilt for you.

                                                  I’ll choose the fabrics carefully

                                                  the ones with Autumn’s hue.


                                                 Cottons green to match the grass

                                                 and threads for...

Sue's Dog Blog
TREAT RECALL ALERT!

Simply Nourish biscotti dog treats sold at PetSmart are on the recall hit list.

Sue's Dog Blog
BASSETS IN NEED OF A NEW HOME

Please Help These 2 Dogs Lost Their Owner Find a New Home!Emma-Jean is an older Bassett Hound.  She is loving and likes to be indoors.   Linda-Lou is a Beagle, with a bit of a thyroid issue.  She is very fat, but also very loving an...

Sue's Dog Blog
THE BEST DAY OF MY LIFE

Okay, the star of this video is a bulldog, but I like to think that my basset hound, Beau, was hearing this song the October day five years ago when I adopted him at the shelter.  It was the best day of his life, and mine, too!

The Sacramento Bee
Dog named ‘Lazarus’ survives euthanasia attempt

Dog named ‘Lazarus’ survives euthanasia attempt

Animal control officer Wanda Snell knows what she saw: A veterinarian inserted a needle into the black-and-brown mutt and injected a chemical meant to euthanize the dog no one had adopted. The animal moved a bit and was still and quiet by the time she ...

The Blue Muse
iPhone 6 turns lapdog into ferocious beast

iPhone 6 turns lapdog into ferocious beast

Or something like that...Taking inspiration from Goliath, hope you take a big bite out of Monday.Or, take a nap. He's very good at naps.xoxo,shawnaOther posts you might like:A stinky start to 2010, aka Goliath's worst day everApparently I'm a bad dog m...

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The Sacramento Bee
Pumpkin patches in the Sacramento area

Pumpkin patches in the Sacramento area

Hay bale and cornfield mazes. Fall festival, free, today-Sunday. Visit farm animals and take tram ride tours on weekends. 22001 Shenandoah School Road, Plymouth. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. daily. (209) 245-6660. www.amadorflowerfarm.com.


Jose Lopez, left, and Mauricio Soto set up a scarecrow in the corn maze at the Amador Flower Farm...

The Sacramento Bee
Elk Grove explores animal shelter options

Animal advocates in Elk Grove are calling for the city to build its own shelter and believe the city has done too little to address public health and safety concerns that come with stray animals.

The Sacramento Bee
At the SPCA: Dino the Jack Russell terrier mix

At the SPCA: Dino the Jack Russell terrier mix

Meet Dino! He’s a 2-year-old Jack Russell terrier mix who has been at the Sacramento SPCA since Sept 21.



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