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My first walk/run participation

Saturday, May 07, 2011

On a whim I signed up for Portland's 2011 Doggie Dash - a walk/run that benefits the Humane Society, and the good work they do for the animals. Unfortunately my poor Sophie's feet are not up to participating with me - she's on a very aggressive regimen of steroids & antibiotics to try to clear up a horrible bacterial infection on all 4 paws. Poor baby. Twice a day I have to bathe her feet, put on an antibacterial cream, and then put on leather boots so she can walk without pain. The first time I bathed her feet I found out that I had stretched some thigh muscles I didn't know I had!!! Sophie was walking much better in her little boots and I was barely able to walk at all!! LOL. But I stretched them out again . that evening, and again the next morning. . . I guess eventually I will be limber enough to do this without discomfort. . . so in a way I'm getting a good stretch-out (is that a word?). I've got at least 10 more days of doing this stretch & crawl. . . I will post some photos of Sophie in her cute little boots.
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    What you are doing is really great. I sure hope that Sophie gets feeling better. Hey now you can exercise the thigh muscles lol. Just kidding. Let me know how Sophie is doing and also yourself.
    2407 days ago
    Needed a camera watching you wrestle the dog bathing her feet. Poor Sophie looked like a pretzel gone bad. I will be rooting for you from afar on you Doggie Dash. Sorry I cannot be there in person to root you on. Good luck. emoticon
    2408 days ago
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