One thing I find interesting? ADV riders seem to have in common is the love for their pets and life. I have no real tangible evidence but I would say many of us who ride have dogs. Having said that want to find my soft spot? Loving my dogs and then having to say good bye. I work in an industry where death and dying happens everyday. Human beings I mean. I cope with that professionally but I feel that perhaps witnessing all that pain and suffering comes out in me when I lose a dog.
May 30 2015 – work in progress the new BLOG layout
Random post updating my first 2 weeks back in New York after my over 8000 mile road trip from Vancouver to NY, the beach, rich people, weather, more grief, new beginnings and adjustments = back to reality?
If you LOVE dogs like I love mine then you will understand why I feel compelled to do an entire post about saying good-bye to my best friends. One of the hardest things over the year has been knowing that life changes comes with many consequences.
Time is flying by and at times I feel like it’s all happening to fast yet too slowly. “It” being my transition from Canada back to the USA. I feel like I have been speaking about this for a long time but my decision to move really was only confirmed back in November 2014. Yet, my life changes seem ongoing and at times I have to admit I feel a bit scared and nervous of the so many unknowns. Continue reading “Lost in the Shuffle & My Therapy Bike”
I am behind in my posts…and will catch up with Day 22,23 & 24…but felt compelled to at least acknowledge today was the day my dog Cruizer died. Born April 30th, 2004 – June 10th, 2014.
I was at a Badlands vista when I looked at my phone and there was a message for me to call home. I did and I was shattered to hear that Cruizer was found deceased this morning. More like I was SHOCKED.
It was sudden after an apparent diagnosis of Addison’s Disease which I am still not certain that is what he had. A necropsy is being done so hopefully I will have a full report. I feel for Taylor & Dave who often care for my dogs when I go away. They found him deceased this morning in my house.
The friendship between dogs and cats is entirely possible and there are many studies that have been done, and even being made, about the affection of these two species.
It is beautiful to see and tell interesting stories of how our pets are easily made friends, play games and are protected from each other. For this friendship lasts forever both should be treated equally, with the same care, the bathroom, game, food etc. This friendship is such that sometimes the dog lets the kitty eat from his plate but sometimes it did not and it’s better for everyone to have their dish for many reasons. I have decided to share adorable photographs revealing the forever friendship of cats and dogs. Checkout!
Let’s face it, some people like their pets big! If you are looking for a large dog there are a number of breeds which are generally referred to as giants. Be careful, though – you should only consider these breeds if you have lots of space, lots of time and quite a deal of money. The Ark in Space takes a look at the giants of the canine world.
The English Mastiff, in terms of mass is the big daddy of all dogs and its dimensions particularly that of the male are something to be believed. Every inch of this dog gives off strength and power – if the planet Krypton had a dog then this would probably be it. The world record holding breed for weight, this dog can weigh up to two hundred and fifty pounds for a male and around fifty pounds less than a female. The breed has been around for a long time – the name probably derives from the Anglo-Saxon word for powerful –masty. It is generally recognized to be the oldest dog breed in the UK. Continue reading “The Biggest Dogs in the World – There Be Giants”