Specially-Abled Day

2010logoWe missed it, but thanks to Facebook, at least we now know it exists.  May 3rd was National Specially-Abled Pets Day, a day to celebrate those pets that set a good example for us and face their challenges with a smile.

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Of course, our own visually impaired DIVA is our favorite specially-abled, lead by unflappable example around these parts.  I’m not sure I give her enough credit for being a benevolent alpha, my best personal trainer, a sweetheart, a comedienne, and just an all-around good girl.  This picture is worth more than a thousand words; she is my inspiration and indeed, our Princess of Joy, even after being bitten by a neighbor-dog.

(She’s fine, by the way.  We did three glorious miles on Saturday, and five today on our new, safe route, that is also building Gretchen’s riding tolerance.)

 

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5 Responses to “Specially-Abled Day”

  1. True That « Chan Knits Says:

    […] 3rd was a day I should have known about and celebrated on time.  Click over to the girls’ blog to find out why.  (But here’s a […]

  2. The OP Pack Says:

    We didn’t know about that day either, but we are glad to learn of it. Also very happy to hear you have found a new safe route:)

    Woos – Phantom, Ciara, and Lightning

  3. Team Beaglebratz Says:

    YEA FUR DIVA GRETCHEN !! So glad tue hear all iz well in spite of a dog-bite. An’now u haz a safer route – YEA !!!
    Shiloh’n Diva Shasta

  4. nancytimber Says:

    Love the photo of Sissy! She really is smiling!

  5. sue Says:

    Wish I’d known. Tess is a specially abled girl but she doesn’t know it and I want to keep it that way.

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