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#1680738 - 03/21/12 10:25 PM Re: My greyhound Skittles
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#1680803 - 03/22/12 12:24 PM Re: My greyhound Skittles
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Thanks to everyone - and I really appreciate all of the kind words. I'm letting my husband take the lead on any decisions. When we went to adopt a greyhound we had another one in mind - that totally ignored us. Attitude came up to Bill from behind the chain-link fence and put his head in Bill's hand. Attitude chose Bill and we are so thrilled that he did.

He's not eating quite as much - and yesterday left almost half of his breakfast; however he's still doing 'cute greyhound things' sometimes.

I probably won't post again until after this is over. I don't know how much longer; however I don't think it will be more than 2 weeks. It's up to Attitude and Bill.
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#1680841 - 03/22/12 01:10 PM Re: My greyhound Skittles
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#1680873 - 03/22/12 01:39 PM Re: My greyhound Skittles
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#1680889 - 03/22/12 01:56 PM Re: My greyhound Skittles
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So sorry to hear about Attitude.
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#1682862 - 03/27/12 08:02 PM Re: My greyhound Skittles
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#1683250 - 03/28/12 06:11 PM Re: My greyhound Skittles
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Skittles, you know you're going to have to be extra cuddly when Attitude is gone. Hubby will be missing the affection and cuddles that greyhounds are so well known for.

Oh, and you have to figure out how to run a tight figure eight in the back yard at 30 miles per hour too!

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#1683376 - 03/28/12 08:21 PM Re: My greyhound Skittles
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BF - you made me smile. Hey - I AM extra cuddly; however I don't run the figure 8's. I do miss seeing the running, though. Watching a greyhound race around is an amazing site - especially if they're just doing it for fun and not because they're racing around the track.
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#1683563 - 03/29/12 02:26 PM Re: My greyhound Skittles
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Originally Posted By: Duchess Skittles
BF - you made me smile. Hey - I AM extra cuddly; however I don't run the figure 8's. I do miss seeing the running, though. Watching a greyhound race around is an amazing site - especially if they're just doing it for fun and not because they're racing around the track.


That was my intent! Glad it worked. Yes, I completely agree that there is nothing quite like watching a greyhound race around the yard just doing zoomies and having a good time. They're a sight to behond running on a track competitively, but the joy they have doing it just for fun is much better.

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#1687196 - 04/10/12 12:13 PM Re: My greyhound Skittles
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Although I said I wouldn't post - obviously I am. Attitude is hanging in there. He's eating better, for the most part, but is still struggling at times. He still loves his people and is fighting to stick around. Last night he was humming loudly while I gave him is ear rubs (or ear-gasms as the greyhound rescue group calls them).

Thanks for thinking and praying for the old guy!!!
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#1687223 - 04/10/12 01:15 PM Re: My greyhound Skittles
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Thanks for the update. smile
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#1687251 - 04/10/12 02:16 PM Re: My greyhound Skittles
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#1687514 - 04/10/12 06:26 PM Re: My greyhound Skittles
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Thanks for the update. Oh bless his big sweet heart. Sending good thoughts that way.
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#1687740 - 04/11/12 12:50 PM Re: My greyhound Skittles
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Skittles, thank you for the update! Please don't stop keeping me updated! You know how I feel about greyt dogs! smile

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#1687743 - 04/11/12 12:53 PM Re: My greyhound Skittles
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Thinking of you and Attitude duchess!
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#1688872 - 04/13/12 09:59 PM Re: My greyhound Skittles
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It sounds like he's not ready to leave you yet, Skittles. We're continuing to pray for your family.

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#1688897 - 04/14/12 12:13 PM Re: My greyhound Skittles
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He's not; however I don't think he feels good most of the time - and his arthritis is bad. He's laying on the floor right now looking at me with those huge liquid brown eyes.
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#1689272 - 04/16/12 11:22 PM Re: My greyhound Skittles
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hang in there. these racers have inner strength to endure the race through pain. and love their humans. (we have a whippet, so i feel my pups love daily.)

my prayers for you (and your husband)and attitude.

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#1689301 - 04/17/12 11:50 AM Re: My greyhound Skittles
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Thanks - bad night last night. I think Attitude may be aspirating some food when he eats. He spent the majority of the night trying to get it out. We didn't sleep much and he's exhausted, too.
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#1698235 - 05/10/12 05:06 PM Re: My greyhound Skittles
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<<<<<Everybody - meet Attitude.

He's still hanging in there. The weather has cooled which helps him greatly. He even was a little spunky for a few minutes last night and the night before.

BTW - his right ear is only 1/2 an ear so he can't hold it up like the other (no support). That's what gives him the adorable crooked-ear look.
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#1698259 - 05/10/12 05:38 PM Re: My greyhound Skittles
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#1698462 - 05/10/12 09:28 PM Re: My greyhound Skittles
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Hello pretty baby. Love the ear. It give you attitude! Enjoy your cooler weather. Hope it hangs around for a little while for you.
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#1700780 - 05/17/12 07:01 PM Re: My greyhound Skittles
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#1700852 - 05/17/12 08:24 PM Re: My greyhound Skittles
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Great pic DS!
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#1704283 - 05/30/12 12:32 PM Re: My greyhound Skittles
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Today Attitude turned 12. Honestly two months ago I wouldn't have thought he would have made it to this day, but he did. Tonight he gets ice cream.
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