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#121 CAB

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Posted 18 September 2009 - 04:37 PM

Great shots! Sky looks like she really enjoyed her vacation. :P
The embedded collars in his neck when we got him and he goes back and extends the gentle paw to the human race. One heck of a dog.

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#122 doberpagegirl

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Posted 19 September 2009 - 01:46 PM

Sky looks great. I love that you take her on vacation. We do the same thing with ours. Thanks for the pictures, you can see she is well loved.

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#123 Reidfamily

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Posted 15 November 2012 - 01:57 PM

Welp - I am so-so tardy though I've often thought about posting an update. Where to start?

Sky is about 6-1/2 now and graying a little bit but not slowing down. She's been with us 5 years this November. We visit grammas in TN twice a year and last year, it was her first visit to Grandfather Mountain in NC. Here she is on the way to grammas in July. That big kid she's sleeping on is the same little guy in our adoption photo.

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She was SuperGirl for Halloween this year and helped pass out candy while wearing her red cape.

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Last summer she broke her toe but it has healed nicely. We think she whacked it on the steps of the deck when she was running up them. She gets fall alergies and the hair falls off her toes so she has to get a steroid shot and take pills for a couple of weeks. She plays hide and seek (and usually wins), the kids try to race her from the back of the yard to the house (and she usually wins) but she won't fetch even if her life depended on it. I saw a sign one time that said Dobermans can recognize 50 human words but ignore every one of them which defines her when she's being stubborn.

She's been showing some behavior changes the last couple of weeks - i.e. more nervous, more clingy than usual, eating the catfood, leaving a little turd on her bed (which she's never done) so we're trying to figure that one out since there haven't been any lifestyle changes.

She's still a dedicated daddy's girl and his mole hunting buddy though lately when she gets one, she isn't in a sharing mood.

I hope this post finds everyone well, fat and happy and I'll try to do better at giving updates.

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#124 Bumpette

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Posted 16 November 2012 - 09:21 AM

Thanks for the update on Sky. She certainly is a spoiled girl. :icon12:

You might want to take her to the vet for her behavior changes, that usually means there is something wrong. Most dogs hide symptoms of illness, it is programmed into them to do so....survival of the fittest.
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#125 Joaquin

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Posted 16 November 2012 - 09:38 AM

LOL that supergirl outfit is great! Hope all is well.

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Posted 17 November 2012 - 10:19 AM

She looks great !! Love the pics :)
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Posted 27 October 2014 - 12:21 PM

Every couple of years my internal clock to post an update goes off!  Sky is now about 8-1/2 but she'll always be a puppy.  Here she is with the little guy in the adoption picture from way back in 2007.  Both seniors now. 

 

It seems like it was just yesterday that we picked her out of a whole bunch of other dobies (I think we counted 28)..... but Arda's last words to us still ring in my ears.  She said "she'll be the best dog you ever had".   Those words were true.  She melded right in to her spot in the family.  She's still quite the daddy's girl and has an affinity for rolling in the grass so we call her dirt muffin.  She is going to be a shiny blue shark for halloween this year and help pass out candy again.
 

I always laugh to myself when I think about the time we came back to one of the reunions.  She was not a happy camper and refused to play, growled a lot and stuck to us like glue.  We picked up a couple of fundraiser items, one of which was a nice grey sweatshirt with the SCD logo on the back and front.  I can't tell you how many dobie lovers that have approached us whenever my hubby wore that sweatshirt.  Some have even become friends. 

 

We did have a benign growth removed from her chest over a year ago and it hasn't grown back - which is good news.  She is still as clumsy as ever and doesn't seem to have a first gear.  Broke the skin on her knee wiping out on the deck - needed a couple of staples.  Quite the tough little cookie she is. 

 

I hope this note finds everyone well and look forward to providing my next update!

 

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#128 Arda

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Posted 27 October 2014 - 03:04 PM

Oh thank you.  We need to know that they are loved and still alive.  It makes what we do feel worth while.  I have to worry about all of those we never hear from again.  I'm so glad she won that special place in your heart and family.  Big hug for Sky.  Many more years I pray.


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#129 Joaquin

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Posted 27 October 2014 - 09:51 PM

Thanks for checkin in, she looks great!!!  I think Arda secretly trains them to roll around in stuff!  :He He: :ninja:



#130 Karen A

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Posted 30 October 2014 - 08:12 AM

Wow...what a fabulous update.   Your son is very handsome!  So glad that Skye and he had each other growing up.  My kids have never known life without a dobe:)  I hope you have many more great years with Skye and congratulate your son on his upcoming graduation:)


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Posted 30 October 2014 - 03:44 PM

She sure is beautiful! The picture of her and your son is so nice. We love getting updates on the dogs, and we would love to see her dressed up like that shark! :) :wwp:


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Posted 06 November 2016 - 09:14 AM

Greetings fellow dobie lovers. Sky is now a 10-1/2 year old puppy. Her days are spent stalking squirrels and making sure her dad doesn't accidentally pet the cat. Here she is on Clinch Mountain in July on the way to grammas. Thankfully no boo boos or surgeries since my last post. Hope everyone is well!

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Posted 06 November 2016 - 09:21 AM

Okay, one more

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#134 Arda

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Posted 06 November 2016 - 10:04 AM

Love the butterfly.  WHOW!  10 1/2 years!  Love to hear that.


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#135 Cheri

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Posted 06 November 2016 - 07:22 PM

Wow, she still looks fabulous!  Thank you for giving her such a wonderful, fulfilling life and loving her so much.  She's a lucky girl. :)


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#136 Reidfamily

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Posted 09 March 2019 - 12:03 PM

Hi everyone. We have some not so good news to share. Sky was diagnosed with hemangiopericytoma. Cancer. She just turned 13 on Wednesday this week. Were heartbroken. It is on her ribcage so inoperable. Shes still doing well but is sometimes uncomfortable. It is growing very fast. Dont really know what to say other than she has been loved from the moment she came to us and will be loved forever.

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Posted 09 March 2019 - 02:20 PM

So sorry to hear that Sky has Cancer....we will be praying for her...sucks when they get old and sick....I lost 3 in 13 months...



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Posted 09 March 2019 - 08:17 PM

So so sorry, to say sorry is just not enough, there just aren't any words strong enough to say in our time of need. We have
all been there and know the PAIN you feel. AGAIN I am so sorry. Sending prayers and GOD BLESS ALL OF YOU.

It will be 20 years this April since I lost my GSD, Mateese, have I forgotten her....no way and will I ever...no way, Hunter my Dobie 10 years this August, we never forget the pain may seem a little less but we never forget they are molded in our hearts FOREVER. Sky will be molded too and locked in your heart FOREVER. I am sending you strength. KEEP STRONG for her.
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Posted 14 March 2019 - 07:29 AM

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Still more good days than bad thankfully.  Still very much a daddy's girl.  Such a good girl.



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Posted 15 March 2019 - 04:07 PM

So happy to hear that Sky is have more good days than bad...She is such a beautiful girl. SCD is praying for her. Give her some love from all of us at SCD.  






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