Yes ... it was her limit for sure but still happy to chase at the end of walk (well if we allowed her to!). She is quite a good runner too ... 10 km in the winter, 5 km in the summer. The joys of being young I suppose.That's a long way for a greyhound - built for sprinting not endurance.
Tara back into vet at 3-30. Went missing for 30 minutes down The wood about 5 minutes after I took that.Happy girl
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Tara back into vet at 3-30. Went missing for 30 minutes down The wood about 5 minutes after I took that.
Called and called. Couldn’t see her anywhere. Or hear her. Even if I wasn’t deaf, near the rapids is very noisy.
She had slipped down a slippery rock into the river. Deep. Up to her neck. She has worn all the nails off on her back feet trying to get out !
I had to lie down on the same rock she slipped on and lassoed her with my camera strap . She was utterly exhausted scared and freezing cold. If she had barked I would have found her right away. I walked by the spot twice.
Just like Buster, quiet and invisible .
Vet checked her out and she had pain relief injection. No serious side effects.
I did know something was wrong though because since I got her she hasn’t let me out of her sight. Carried her shivering little body half mile back to the car. High viz collar when out from now on !!!!
I reckon she will love them all. They are lovely.Some of my friend's three this morning. Manni is the elderly one lying down looking unhappy. She's twelve and a half years old and in her final few weeks. My friend was keen to get some pics of them all together and so I did my best. It was pretty gloomy and space with three dogs that size was very, very limited. Plus, every time I squatted down to take a picture, one or two of them would get up and sit in front of me and offer a paw! Anyway, had to choose between ridiculously high iso and aperture and hope that she likes at least some of them!
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I gave it a bit of thought , but as I do like to see my dogs run around without collars or harnesses. I saw Taz one day running flat out through the trees. His harness clipped a broken branch and it stopped him dead and spun him around. It hurt him too, he was sore for a couple of days.Garry, you might want to look into getting something to put on her collar. I don't know what they are called, but someone makes a doo-dad that you can put on your keychain (and presumably a dog's collar) and you can find it with an app on your cel phone.
I was speaking to a lady in the park a few weeks ago. Her daughter's little puppy had strangled through wearing a collar in their own garden when it got caught in the bushes. Little B's is quite loose, I like to think he could wriggle out of it if needs be but I just don't knowI gave it a bit of thought , but as I do like to see my dogs run around without collars or harnesses. I saw Taz one day running flat out through the trees. His harness clipped a broken branch and it stopped him dead and spun him around. It hurt him too, he was sore for a couple of days.
I'm going to Make Tara a high vis collar with a velcro only fastener. I might hang a little bell on it too.
Available in the UK too. Cheers Luke. Typically Tara is between sizes !!!did a bit of looking around after considering the recent discussions of the dangers of collars (which I had never even considered....although we have breakaway collars for our cat). I may try one of these for Ruby when she goes to doggy daycare. I like the idea of it breaking away when the dog is off-leash, but being secure when on leash.
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