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Christmas 2011

Victoria at my sister’s apartment and the Grand Pacific Hotel and on the ferry. Advertisements

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Summer seawall rides

One of Milka’s favorite things to do is go for a bike ride. Of course he likes doing whatever his human friends are doing, but I am also beginning to think that he’s lazy, and this is another reason why … Continue reading

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Adventures on Galiano Island

We took a day trip to Galiano Island and Milka had the best seat – on the front of my bike!

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Spanish Banks

Milka and I went to Spanish Banks beach today for our first time to help celebrate a few neighborhood dogs’ birthdays. There was even a special birthday cake for the dogs – liver flavour! Because of Milka’s diabetes he couldn’t … Continue reading

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Sleeping like a baby

I’m not one to treat a dog like a baby but… Milka really loves this sling that Renee, one of his rescuers, got him. As soon as I grab the sling from the closet, his tail wags furiously. Most of … Continue reading

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Dog beach!

A great day out at the dog beach near the Maritime Museum in Vancouver. As soon as we got there Milka wanted to sit in my lap. Seems like he’s an old man! Then we met Renee (one of his … Continue reading

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Howling for you

From time to time, Milka howls. And it is hilarious. Take a look. There are many theories as to why dogs howl including: form of bonding loneliness separation anxiety boredom happiness Thanks to Sean for shooting this video.

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We’re clear!

Good news about Milka’s health! Milka spent the day at the vet today to undergo various tests. His glucose curve results came back normal for the first time since I discovered he had diabetes. (A glucose curve shows when the … Continue reading

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Milka to the rescue…?

Another volunteer visit to the old folks home last night. We usually stick to the same areas – the front lobby, the karaoke lounge, or the fourth floor but as soon as we walked through the doors, Milka yanked me … Continue reading

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Hot turquoise booty shorts!

I hate to say it, but Milka’s diabetes symptoms (drinking excessive amounts of water, urinating frequently) are not improving. It’s been a few weeks on insulin now so we tested him. Not good. The vet suggested I increase the amount … Continue reading

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