Alayne got this shot earlier today of some of the gang in the front yard. As it happened, three of them had their noses down, sniffing around. When you have this many dogs sharing the same space, there's always something interesting to sniff (apparently ... I can only assume!).
That's Mad Max on the left, Penny the blind Yorkie on the ramp in the back, Billy the blind Beagle, Belvie the Dachshund next to him, then Dexter with his nose down, blind Sophie in the center, and Daisy on the right in the foreground. In fact, come to think of it, that photo captures the entire Dachshund brigade at the farm at the moment. Belvie and Daisy can both see; their problems are spine related, and though both are fortunately still mobile, they are incontinent. Dexter is elderly but otherwise able-bodied; he is here due to a moment of "Dachshund weakness" a few years ago.
Others in the yard or on the porch at that time but not in the photo were blind and deaf Spinner, Clyde the blind Yorkie, and blind Fuzzy. Pip, Wilbur and blind Madison were in the living room.
The other dogs, including the rest of the Beagles, were in the three yards directly behind the house. All of which makes it a ... full house.
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The new Shelter Challenge started Monday, April 9 and ends at midnight on June 17. Grand prize in this round is $5,000, plus $1,000 for weekly winners and $1,000 for state winners. There are also other categories ... please see the Shelter Challenge website for details.
*** We are now LISTED UNDER OUR NEW NAME, ROLLING DOG FARM. State is still NH for New Hampshire. ***
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We just won $1,000 as a weekly winner for Week 4 of the last contest, and thousands more in the previous contests. The Shelter Challenge really does bring in a lot of money for the animals here!
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