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Sunday, July 12, 2020

Black Dog Sunday

I'm not going to lie - our Black Dog has had a rough week. We had to take him off his NSAID that helps with his joint pain in order to test whether it was causing his low red blood cell count. He has been uncomfortable ever since. Hopefully, after another round of blood tests, he'll be able to return to his NSAIDs.

And, he will LOVE having the blood tests because he gets to flirt with everyone at the vet's office. And they flirt right back!

He hasn't wanted to do much walking or running since the NSAIDs were halted but we stole a brief time in the meadow. I love these simple little moments.

No matter what, this dog makes me grin when I have a few minutes alone with him. His happiness and hopefulness are contagious. He smiles endlessly.
We should all have a dog like R in our lives.

Happy Black Dog Sunday.


  1. Hari OM
    We, your followers, are honoured to share in your the life of this Black Dog called R... sending some POTP for his speedy recovery after testing. YAM xx

  2. Sending Vibes BLK Dog - Sending Vibes - Please Give The Arnica Gel/CBD Creams A Thorough Massage On Those Joints - Yes, I Wish We All Had A Farm Of BLK Dogs - The World Would Be A Better Pace If We Lived Like BLK Dog - Big Hugs Human


  3. Poor R, we hope all is better soon and he gets to go back on his pain meds.

  4. You are such a gorgeous special boy, R♥

  5. Sorry to hear R is hurting now but we hope he can have his pain meds back soon. He sure does his best to look happy posing among the flowers.

  6. Inflapotion by Glacier Peak Holistics helps with joint pain. Also Dogs Naturally magazine sells Green Eggs with Green Lipped Mussel for more natural help with joint pain. Never hurts to have back ups.

  7. We so love R, and we hope he can get back on those meds soon. All paws crossed here and lots of prayers.

  8. Dear R, Gail and I are so sorry you've had an uncomfortable week, and hope you understand how hard the humans are working to keep you as well and happy as possible.
    Toodle pip!

  9. KB I thank you for sharing your handsome R with everyone. He makes me smile too and oh so handsome he is amid the flowers. As always sending healing wishes for feeling better this week
    Hugs Cecilia

  10. We love R, and we want him to feel good..
    Angel Tweedles

  11. R, you manage to look quite handsome and happy even when you are not feeling well. We hope those tests are over soon and he can get back to feeling better again. ♥
    Jan, Wag 'n Woof Pets

  12. R is a very special dog indeed. I'm so glad you enjoy every moment you can with him.

  13. Love you and your smile R!
    Mabel & Hilda

  14. I do! Her name is Fiona!

    Hoping for the best for R.

  15. we're hoping you feel better soon buddy. Nothing has kept you down yet.

  16. " We should all have a dog like R in our lives. "
    we should all BE like your black dog! he's magnificent. XO

  17. He's a special boyo :) I hope he'll soon be back on the joint support. I can't help wondering what is working for him, as I'm having uncertain results with Piper's carprofen prescription.

  18. Such a handsome sweet boy. Hope he starts feeling better soon.


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