My youngest dog is not a very well puppy.
This isn’t a new thing. He’s been unwell for most of his four and a half years of life. When we picked him up as a puppy (we bought him from a family whose dog had just had her first litter of puppies), it wasn’t until we got him home that we realised that he hadn’t been outside of his box and didn’t know how to run properly. Two weeks after this, he was rushed into the vets with the worst case of worms the practice had ever seen in a dog so small.
He came through that, and built up his strength, but his health has been a constant issue in the ensuing four years. He is one of the happiest, cheekiest and beautifully-natured dogs I have ever met – we knew that when we visited his litter for the…
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