Journal

An Update On Buddy

As many of you know, we rescued a Basset Hound named Buddy. That was nine months ago. You can see his story and his photo in my photography portfolio. Well, Buddy has been a challenge. First of all, he has gained about 20 pounds since he has been with us. That is a considerable amount for a Basset, but he was extremely under weight. Due to horrible neglect, he suffers from separation anxiety and our vet has placed him on a mild sedative to help with that. Even so, he stills body slams the front door and weeps uncontrollably every time his Daddy steps out. He is also extremely attuned to any drop in barometric pressure. Tthunder and lightning will make him tremble and shake. I sent to Germany for a vet recommended “Thunder Shirt”, which seems to help some. It works …