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When Buck was 11 he started having vision trouble. He could not see in the dark and did not wamt to go outside without being on a leash. Also depth perception was off. A leaf could blow by 6 feet in front of him and he would jump back with a fearful yelp. HOWEVER h always seemed to fee perfectly safe as long as he was on leash and leash in our hand. I am not sure why, perhaps it was a connection that he felt meant protection.
Our Honey was 12 when we noticed she was getting hard of hearing and we taught her a few hand signs that she caught onto very fast. She was between 13 and 14 when we lost her to lumphoma, but up until about 2 weeks before her death folks took her to be no more than 4, 5 tops. Not a hint of arthritis, alwasy jumping, running in the yard, spinning. Unreal for a dog her age. Oh, she adapted quite well to the hand signals.
AT THE BRIDGE
SCOOTER 6/14/94 - 8/22/99
BUCK 2/8/95 - 5/15/07
HUNTER 8/19/99 - 10/16/03
KAYCEE 8-19-99 -5-25-08
HONEY ADOPTED GROWN 12/07/02 - 8/13/14
SOPHIE 1/8/04 - ADOPTED 2/17/15 - 10/12/16
GREAT PYRENEES SHAGGY adopted AT AGE 7 8/31/14 - 9/23/14 AGE 7
GREAT PYRENEES SIR MOOSE ADOPTED 9/30/14 ---- 12/5/18 AGE 11 1/2
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