We are joining Jodi at Heart Like A Dog for Follow-Up Friday.
Welcome to this week’s edition of Follow-Up Friday, the blog hop that lets you wrap up your week and leads you right into the weekend.
Today’s co-hostess is Linda over at 2 Brown Dawgs
First I want to say thank you to Melody over at Donkey Whisperer Farm who nominated Sand Spring for another WordPress Family Award. I am so grateful that you consider me part of your blogging family. Melody was in a horrible Semi-Truck accident 3 years ago and holds on to the strength of Jesus to guide her each day. She has beautiful flower gardens and a Mammoth Jack that she hopes to be able to ride one day soon. Thanks again for the award!
I was recently given this award by Miss Harper Lee and followed the rules on accepting this award. This time I am going to break the rules as I don’t have that many blogs I read right now and have shared this award with my WordPress family already. Here is what the award is about for those of you who haven’t seen it.
This is an award for everyone who is part of the “WordPress Family” I started this award on the basis that the WordPress family has taken me in, and showed me love and a caring side only WordPress can show. The way people take a second to be nice, to answer a question and not make things a competition amazes me here. I know I have been given many awards, but I wanted to leave my own legacy on here by creating my own award, as many have done before. This represents “Family” we never meet, but are there for us as family.
Monday Mischief ~ Birthday Boy
Gambler had such a wonderful Birthday party here are some more pictures I took.
Tuesday’s Tails – recap on
June – Adoptable senior female Chessie
June is an 11 year old Chessie/Lab mix who came into rescue in dire need of medical treatment. She was blind in one eye due to Glaucoma, and upon checking pressures in that eye, it was determined she was most likely in great pain, with the high pressures causing major headaches. June also was in extreme need of a dental-and needed to have 6 teeth removed, one surgically. June also has many fatty tumors, but upon aspiration, they have been determined to be just that, fatty tumors. June had surgery to remove the bad eye, and has had to have a second surgery due to possible allergic problems with the internal stitches.
Wordless Wednesday ~Gamblers BFF
Gamblers little friend is Dug the Pug. He is owned by a friend of mine that I work with. When she goes out of town I babysit Dug so she doesn’t have to pay to kennel him. He gets along with all my dogs minus Nellie. We call Nellie sharkie when Dug is here and have to watch her closely that she doesn’t eat him up. This visit has gone really well. It is the first time I can leave Nellie out with him and no shark attacks. She must be coming around and learning he doesn’t stay or hurt anyone. I took Dug to the lake with me on Wednesday and he wanted nothing to do with the water. This is where he spent the hour at the lake.
This ‘N That Thursday
Wednesday’s Vet Visit- 2 Brown Dawgs asked:
“Did the doctor give you his rating that he thought Gambler would get on his hip x-rays”
Dr. Link told me he thought Gambler would get a Excellent on his hips and Normal elbows. I do so hope he is right as Gambler would be my first Excellent rating out of 3 dogs. Norman and Nellie are both good. Gamblers mom had Excellent hips. This doctor is usually spot on with his ratings.
We went to the lake for the first time on Wednesday and posted up pictures of the dogs jumping off the dock in preparation for their event with UAD at the UKC Premier. Here are some more pictures of their fun. These pictures of Norman and Nellie are called “bait and switch”! Nellie is a bumper hog. Once she retrieves her bumper she will come to shore and spit it out and swim back out and steal bumpers from the other dogs. Norman has been dealing with this for the past 8 years so he is like “fine, you can have it”.
I took my bumper to shore now I’m heading out to get another one!
Poor Norman always gets the shaft from the bumper hog Nellie.
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