Tag Archives: blind/deaf dog

into the thick of it

    Posting days: Sunday and Wednesday and, sometimes, maybe, extra ‘news flashes’   Sunday June10th 2018   All in all, Isis is a much happier little dog this week. She is still diving at her tail and biting off … Continue reading

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smells

    Posting days: Sunday and Wednesday and, sometimes, maybe, extra ‘news flashes’   Wednesday January 3rd 2018.   Adopted Niece has been around quite a lot lately. I smell her scent coming in and going out of the front … Continue reading

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oh dear, oh dear, oh dear

    Posting days: Sunday and Wednesday and, sometimes, maybe, extra ‘news flashes’   Wednesday August 16th 2017   Poor Isis has a rough time in Kings Heath Park on Tuesday. She begins her walk happily enough, dancing under the … Continue reading

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help!

    Posting days: Sunday and Wednesday and, sometimes, maybe, extra ‘news flashes’!   Sunday April 2nd 2017   Not a progress report. More of a no progress report. Two or three weeks ago I reported that, at last, I’d … Continue reading

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a hole in the hedge

    Posting days: Sunday and Wednesday and, sometimes, maybe, extra ‘news flashes’!   Sunday March 12th 2017   A long, tall, thick hedge divides the old bowling green from the next level up. There was once a gap in … Continue reading

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something’s not quite right in the garden

    Posting days: Sunday and Wednesday and, sometimes, maybe, extra ‘news flashes’!   Wednesday August 17th 2016   A day or two after her ecstatic prance around the lawn sprinkler, Isis has a very different experience of her garden. … Continue reading

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spooked by shadows

  Thursday   It’s not always easy to discern what makes Isis fearful but yesterday morning there was no question. …………………… It is a clear, frosty morning. The sun is bright and the light/dark contrast very sharp.     In … Continue reading

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a day in the life of a dog

  A much calmer day today. One might almost call it normal – almost. Isis elected to sleep downstairs last night. Perhaps she needed her own space to recover from last night’s frenzy. I go downstairs in my lovely new … Continue reading

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I’m all shook up

Thursday Tonight Isis has been acting very strangely. She has been lying on the futon, head on my knee, looking relaxed. But every ten minutes or so, for no apparent reason, she has growled menacingly for a minute or more … Continue reading

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I don’t have anything to play with

  Because Isis is able to see only light and shadows and cannot hear enough to follow sounds, I struggle to find playthings which engage her. I think that she is missing out, so would be grateful for any ideas. … Continue reading

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