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I’m Okay Now

January 22, 2015
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I’m Okay Now

It doesn’t hurt to die. Really it doesn’t. I just felt a little sting when the sedative went in. My mom had her arms around me for support and I slowly fell asleep on my feet. Mom helped me lie down on a pile of soft blankets. Shiloh lay down next to me. We...
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Before I Go

January 21, 2015
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Before I Go

I should not have waited so long to speak of what is in my heart. But the end has come upon me quickly and I struggle to give voice to feelings that overwhelm me. To many I am an old scared dog barely worth a second glance. To my family I am precious. My...
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Me and My Baby

June 1, 2014
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Me and My Baby

No matter how bad things got, I always had my baby. They took everything else away from me except for Shiloh and my will to live. But in the end Shiloh and I both survived and began our new life at Asherpark. My background is complicated. There’s definitely a coyote in my lineage. Just...
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A New Beginning

September 3, 2013
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A New Beginning

Our first few days at Asherpark were scary. Everything was new and we didn’t know who to trust. People and dogs came and went. Shiloh and I didn’t know where to go to feel safe, so we usually curled up together for comfort. The boy dogs were nice to us from the beginning. Ash...
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Mama Eleanora

September 2, 2013
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Mama Eleanora

My name is Mama Eleanora. How I came to have this elegant name is a long story, which I shall begin to tell. But first I must provide some background. My daughter Shiloh and I spent years together in a cage in southern California. For reasons I shall never understand, we had been adopted...
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