About Champion of My Heart

Dog blog Champion of My Heart is a real-time memoir of life with a fearful border collie named Lilly Elizabeth Hawn. Roxanne Hawn, a professional freelance writer / journalist and award-winning blogger, launched Champion of My Heart in April 2007.

Lilly became sick with vaccine-induced brain inflammation in January 2012, our posting schedule went off the rails. Lilly died December 17, 2013, after a 693-day fight for her life. We’ve not yet determined our posting schedule or blog plans going forward.