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Back home

Ryder is back home after a scary week and every day she’s doing a bit better. On Thursday we were worried we were going to lose her, but the staff at Blue Cross Animal Hospital in Kitchener are amazing and went over and above to care for her. Devon is …

What a week!

Our furnace broke almost as soon as we got out of hospital a few days ago after Devon’s diagnosis with diabetes. And last night, Ryder suddenly started vomiting and having violent, bloody diarrhea. Early in the morning, in extreme pain, she crawled under the lilac bush where we buried Malley …

Manitoulin Trip

Before leaving for the wilderness for two straight weeks, Devon learned to use the bear spray canister. Because we were heading way up North, Shauna bought bear repellent just in case. I pretended to be a bear, and it turns out Devon has good aim. “Watch out bears!” we said …

Puppy Surgery

Ryder has been growing fatty tumors on her belly for a few years now, but this summer they finally got big enough …

Doggy Easter Egg Hunt

We took Ryder for her first Easter egg hunt. It was a blistery day but Devon was really excited to help her …

Happy Holidays

We stayed home for Christmas this year, and it was pretty lovely. Not having anywhere to go, we had a few days …

Animal Bond

Devon and Ryder have been developing a stronger bond over the past few months. Ryder loves to eat all of his leftovers, …

Beach Day

The weather this week hit a 30 degree high, so we took our bike down to the beach on the way to …

Toddler Photographer

We didn’t get to play outside this weekend — we’re still fighting off bad colds and the wind was dreadful. So we …

Last weekend for yard work

Now that he’s a toddler, Devon has evolved from a common garden pest to a really useful helper in the yard. October …