i'm sorry i haven't kept you updated regarding sophie.
sometimes, bad news just isn't the kind of thing you want to write about or even talk about.
after her liver scare, it was confirmed that she has kidney failure. unfortunately at her age, it's not something she will ever recover from. all we can do now is to continue the fluid treatments to help flush the toxins out of her body, keep her stress free, pray that she eats anything and love all over her.
if you walked in my front door, you'd be surprised to see a very happy dog, based on what i just told you. at this point she doesn't look sick.
her tail still wags and she still runs around happy to see me if i've been gone even a few minutes.
but she sleeps deeply for hours, yet can still make it outside on her own to go the bathroom.
that will all change.
we don't when or how quickly, but the disease will progress to the point where she'll be in pain or simply miserable and we'll have to put her to sleep.
until then, we watch her sleep and laugh while she dreams. her little legs move like they're "running" and she makes little dreaming baby noises in her throat.
based on the photo above, i think she's reliving her days at the beach in seaside.
what a great dream to have.