Ivy's Journey---

Almost lost you

April 24th 2014 11:09 pm
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This year we almost lost you but you are now 16 years old and still going. Two major surgeries and two weeks in intensive care and you pulled through. I love to watch you bound around the house for just those couple of moments each day when you feel ok again but mostly now with all the changes of age you sleep. Content in the quietness of hearing loss and teeth nearly too old to chew your food we still see the little mischievous imp that came to us with the loss of G'ma Betty now nearly 8 years ago. We love you little I've and I think you love us too.

 

Lazy Summer

August 9th 2009 3:41 pm
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This summer has been long and hot...I am getting older now and I just love to lay in the house in the sunshine or lay outside in the sunshine..Momma takes me for short walks in the late evening so that I can visit my neighbor friends. The kids love to pet me, since I am small and just their size! And if I am lucky, they have leftover 'popsicle' juice on their face that I can lick off!

 

Bark in the Park event

May 20th 2008 7:39 pm
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Mom and Dad took Choppy and me to Bark in the Park....Wow---there must have been 3000 dogs there! Alot of them were small like me... I saw alot of JRTs (Jack Russell Terrors) there and got to greet a few...Then I got tired and Daddy put me in my 'pouch' and carried me around.. We did the Mile walk and people smiled as they saw Daddy carrying me. Choppy was walking and trying to greet all the other dogs...Boy did he get tired! We visited all the vendors and all the booths.. I Stayed away from that toenail trimming area! Well---we all were pretty tired by the time the walk was over and we had a great time. Choppy and I Fell asleep on the couch later dreaming of all the fun we had!

 

Christmas in downtown historic St. Charles

December 28th 2007 6:30 am
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Ivy & Chopper spent their Christmas time in downtown St. Charles with the Santa Clauses, The sugar plum fairy, and all the wonderful people. Everyone loved to pet Ivy & Chopper and wish them a Merry CHristmas... And as if it couldn't get any better, a beautiful snowfall started......Ivy and Chopper wish all the doggies in the world a very Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays..

 

Summertime of Fun

September 22nd 2007 6:50 pm
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It has been a great summer--Mommy & Daddy & Chopper & I all go for walks in the evening to get our exercise. Mom & I try to keep up with Choppy, but he is a big dog and my little legs just don't go that fast. Anyway, I have to stop and smell the roses along the way to enjoy my walks! Every Saturday, we go to the Farmer's Market. I love all the attention I get when I go there, and they have milkbones there also...We get our vegetables and then go to the coffee shop. Dad lays our blanket down and Choppy and I take a nap in the sun.....I hate to see Summer End!

 

Most Photogenic Pet in St. Louis!

May 22nd 2007 5:12 pm
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Hot off the presses. Chopper and Ivy won most photogenic in the St. Louie tails Magazine contest for April 2007. The "Sleeping in the Sun" picture was a winner!!!!!!! Chopper (Bubby for short) and Ivy love the sunbeams that flow in our bedroom window in the morning. They actually fight over the sun---but have jointly decided to now just share the sun...... What a pair!

 
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