Monthly Archives: March 2015


Last year was a very challenging dog year for me.  I had two other dogs – Wilf, a quite stunning blue merle Sheltie (11) – and Islay, a cavalier king charles x scottie (8).

Wilf was diagnosed early last year with a condition called carpal hyperextension, which is not unusual in Shelties, and caused his wrists to collapse.  Whenever he walked he was in a great deal of pain, to such an extent that neither I nor Jenny could bear to even look at him. Continue reading Wilf