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Daemon’s Travail, Chapter 3

Daemon celebrated his 13th birthday on July 4th, by being alive and staying as cool as possible on yet another near-100-degree day. What weather! Today he is fine, not back to his pre-“event” condition, still doing well, moving around with only occasional tumbles. He considers himself to be totally normal, and so is often betrayed by his hind limbs, which just don’t have what it takes to be Super-Aussie. He’s still working on it, though! He sees his friend Carol

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Daemon’s Travail, Chapter 2

June 1 PM Ken went in to see Daemon this evening. The dog is being totally spoiled by everyone at that facility. He’ll probably weigh 300 pounds when he comes home! Yesterday afternoon Dr. B had Linda call me to say that Daemon’s limbs were now stiff instead of flaccid, and he said that to him that was a good sign. So if it’s a good sign for Dr. B it’s a good sign for me. Hoping for continued improvement!

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Daemon’s Travail, Chapter 1

Daemon will be 13 on July 1, 2010. Under normal circumstances, that’s plenty of cause for celebration. But with the recent complications to Daemon’s life, it’s more than special. On Sunday morning, May 30, I got up at 5 AM and let the dogs out of their crates and into the yard. Daemon was lying on his side in his crate and didn’t move. I ascertained that he was indeed still among the living and surmised that he was sleeping

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