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Sorry I haven't posted for a while but it is for a good reason.
Ellies ears have been good for a long time.
I am thinking it might be because I changed her food from bakers to Harringtons.
She was having trouble with her anal glands so I googled it and the advice was to make her stools harder. So when she passes harder stools it squeezes her glands as it comes out.
There is definitely less bottom rubbing now and her stools are perfectly formed and firm.
She has lived with me now for 2 years and 4 months and is such a different dog to when she arrived.
She is very happy and confident around other dogs. She bounds over to boy dogs. Little flirt. There is no snarling now when they sniff her back end. She allows it patiently and then likes to reciprocate.
Last year I wanted to show her off at the dog party but I got hopelessly lost. I was so upset. But this year I will be coming with a friend who knows the way. You will know we are there as Miss Ellie is a very vocal girl. Nearly been thrown out of dog friendly cafes because of her barking.
At home she is very quiet and very affectionate. I love her to bits. She helped my broken heart after my black lab Dylan died. She makes me laugh every day. I hope I make her happy. I think I do. We are best buddies.
I do post on Facebook as it is easier for me to upload pictures on my phone. Can't do photocopier. I will email some pictures to Glenys so she can put them on here for me.


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Remembering Dylan 9/6/2003-6/11/2014 xxx very special boy. My beautiful black Prince.
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Thankyou for the update Jane Ill pop pics on when they arrive xx
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Lovely update and Ellie certainly looks happy. Gorgoeus photos thanks for sharing and letting us know how she is getting on.

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Lovely to hear about Ellie, I remember the problems she had with her ears bless her and its great to know that she is faring much better.
Lovely pictures too!
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It was lovely to see those gorgeous pictures of Ellie and to read her ears are not a problem now and that she is more confident in lots of other areas of her life. Lovely to know she is happy and how happy she makes her Mum.


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Thank you for the kind update
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Thank you for sharing your story and for the piccys of your beautiful Ellie.
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Ell lie still being loved and cared for by Jane xx
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Hi Glenys. Ellie is 14 now (probably) and still enjoying life. Her ears have been great now for over a year but she has gone deaf. Her back legs are very stiff so going to review her pain control with the vet now. She does pace a lot in the evening and barks but loves the beach and does a bit of galloping until her legs tell her no. We love her to bits and all her eccentricities and she loves my son who is home temporarily at the moment. In another life she would have been a mans dog. She likes the boys ! Dogs and men. We know our time with her is limited so we make sure she wants for nothing.
Jane and Ellie x
Remembering Dylan 9/6/2003-6/11/2014 xxx very special boy. My beautiful black Prince.
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