Friday, October 19, 2018

Elka V, 2009-2018

Elka died on July 16, 2018.

I don't want to write this post.

I also don't want to just leave everybody wondering forever, what happened.

She was in congestive heart failure, very suddenly. She was fine, and then she was not fine, and we couldn't make her suffer. We stayed with her, of course.

We gave her the best life we could. She was happy, had toys, had so much love. She was my first girl, my best girl, and I'll love her so much, forever.

I won't be updating this blog anymore. Previously, I'd left it because I'd just moved my creative energies to my fiction writing, not because anything bad had happened. I'm sorry to have left you waiting for so long.


  1. I'm so sorry...and my tears are running with yours... we lost our Easy in 2016 ... he was from 2009 too...

  2. Oh noes. I am so sorry to hear this. I missed you guys so much ~ you made me BOL all the times. I just turned 10, so Ma knows that everyday is precious. I knows she had the bestest life any puppers could wants. And was always happy and a trouble maker just likes me.
    Thank you for letting us know, and I am sendin' lots of {{{hugs}}} and slobbery kisses your way....
    Elka, til we meet again my furiend....
    Ruby ♥

  3. So sorry to hear about Elka. (((HUGS)))

  4. I am so very sorry to hear this news. We are sending you oodles of poodles thoughts of comfort and best wishes as you pursue your creative craft with writing. Hugs and tails wags from your fur-iends at the Ranch. 💔

  5. I read your blog from the beginning when I first got my doberman 7 years ago..I hadn't checked it for the past year and just saw your site again as I browsed my bookmarks. I'm very sorry for your loss. Elka was a great dobe. Thank you for sharing your beautiful moments with Elka with the world.

  6. I'm so sorry to read this. Sending sympathy to you.

  7. I came across through reading the comments about the book Part Wild on the blog from Patricia Mc. Connell. Sorry to read about your Dober girl and that you stopped this blog. Maybe you will read my comment or maybe not just want to wish you all goods. Greetings from the Netherlands.

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