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I think I learned a couple of vary valuable lessons this week that I thought I'd share. You might recall I expressed frustration in attempting to find a trainer who was motivated to work with a…Continue
No, that's not Belle growling, it's me. My last blog post asked for help deciding where to go next. Your responses were very helpful. Thank you!!!Meanwhile, classes are filling up. So as I…Continue
I'm Tom Farin and the proud new papa of a wonderful Labradoodle named Belle who is already a bit of a celebrity at this site. Yes, were talking about the doodle formerly called IL-Belle at the DRC…Continue
Thomas, Chari, & Lady Belle has not received any gifts yet
Belle Here - coming to you from the other side of the rainbow bridge.
Now that I'm settled in Doggie Heaven, I thought I'd spend some of my time advocating the rescue of blind dogs. While this may be a bit off task for this site, I'm not off task. I am a first generation Labradoodle.
My Facebook page is chocked full of tips on adapting to a blind dog - like me. You can get to my page through the following link.…Continue
I want to add my thoughts to Belle's goodby post.
The decision to put Belle down was one of the hardest in my 71 years on this earth. Why? Lots of reasons. At 5 1./2 she was way short of her life expectancy. Her first two years were with an owner who gave her up then in and out of shelters. So her good life was limited to around three years. The is not a lot. There was a long shot she could make it with diagnosis and treatment. But I would have had to leave her at the pet…Continue
Hello, Lady Belle Here,
You might recall my blog posts under the handle "Adventures of a Blind Doodle." You will find my first blog post here.
If you don't feel like digging through all those posts, Here is the Cliff Notes version:
1. I was born sighted but in the first year caught…Continue
Lady Belle – Adventures of a Blind Doodle - #6 – Wedding Bells
I thought I’d catch you up on events in my life in the last month. We settled into a nice routine. Mom, dad, and I get up in the morning. That means its “walk time.” So we go on a long walk. Almost always both mom and dad are with me. Lately dad’s been relaxing the leash to let me explore and sniff a bit. I know this route so well, I lead the way. Lately they’ve been asking me to stop and sit…Continue