I’m sure people wonder about our timeline on getting another puppy or dog. We’re not even thinking about looking until spring 2015. I’m announcing this in part to keep well-meaning folks from sending me links to adoptable dogs. It’s also a statement of faith that…
Grieving continues. Amid walking that sad road, I’ve tried to distill the most important lessons – not just for me, but things most likely to transfer into your lives with your pets.
Once I got over the medical, emotional, and financial shock of Lilly’s vaccine-induced meningoencephalomyelitis, I created a spreadsheet to track every doggone dollar spent in the fight for Lilly’s life. I'm curious if the actual number is higher or lower than you thought.
It has only been a little more than 3 weeks since we lost Lilly – our incredible, miraculous canine heroine. It feels impossible, like forever, and like yesterday all at the same time. Here are the insights into Lilly’s final days that I thought you’d…
Here is the long version of Lilly's obituary, including some of the last photos ever taken of her and a few details about her final days.
Sharing a lifetime of photos and video of Lilly, our dearly departed canine heroine. Approximately 5-minute tribute video for my Heart Dog -- my canine soul mate -- Lilly Elizabeth Hawn.
Today, Lilly Elizabeth Hawn earned the angel’s wings we always knew she had. She was my Heart Dog – my canine soul mate. Gone from this life, she lives forever in my heart. Goodbye, beautiful girl. Thank you for everything.
This hasn't been our best week at Chez Champion of My Heart. Lengthy nosebleeds. Sudden allergic reaction. BUT, we also got some good news after Lilly's recheck date with our veterinary internal medicine and veterinary radiology team.
Two of our dear dog blogging friends have launched fundraising efforts in memory of their recently departed canine pals. This holiday season, as a personal favor, I'm asking you to consider making a donation. Details below.
Lilly's case is getting increasingly complicated. Every decision we make in consultation with our growing team of veterinary specialists has consequences. Each time we prioritize medical concerns, each time we add / increase / remove a medication, each time we choose to take action (or…