life with old dogs

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The last few months have been tough at our house and I’ve had to step away from the blog for a while.  Shortly after my last post here, we found out that Tucker had a tumor in his nasal cavity & we ended up having to euthanize him on October 13th.  I will share some more details about saying goodbye to him in another blog post (coming soon).  The last few months have been tough without him, but I’m choosing to remember him with joy instead of sorrow.  Tucker was the light of my life & I was truly blessed to have so many years with him.

I never really thought that Emmit was particularly attached to Tucker & he didn’t particularly mourn Tucker’s death.  I am actually glad that Emmit’s doing well, because I don’t think my heart could have taken seeing Emmit sad.  I would actually say that Emmit’s thriving as an only dog.  His Dad & I are seeing new aspects of personality coming out & he’s better on walks (most likely because his humans are more relaxed).

It’s definitely taking a few months, but we’re finding our new normal.  I guess now we’re just life with one old dog (but we’ll keep the blog name the same).

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