Hi All well we have had a very dry Winter here in Sydney very little rain but in the last 2 weeks we have had enough rain to one green up everything two fill up the 100 thousand litre water tank plus water all our Gardens!. Have been very busy with the house painting every room white, re carpeting, stripping off wallpaper 3 rooms to go now!. Last week I had Oscar & Sam @ the vet for their regular vet visit this time I went back to my old vet of 30 years and I wanted to speak to Fiona regarding Oscar as he is coming up to 12 years old in Jan 2015!. He passed his vet check with flying colours but! there is an issue with his eyes he is not going blind but when you take photos of him his eyes have a glazed looked the vet explained after checking his eyes he is like his dad with age we need glasses well in Oscars case he is like this as well an eye condition was given but as I'm at work and not in my office at home with his file I can't think of the medical term?. Also I got read the riot act about his weight!!!!!!!. So he is on a diet. This last week he was playing with Sam on the front verandah at home and I noticed him that night limping. Paul an RN and has had a bit to do with animal husbandry did a check he has not broken any bones no fractures but has pulled a muscle!. So it's now making sure he doesn't over do it and I'm carrying him up the stairs at the moment to help him. Oscar has to realize he is not a puppy anymore!. The vet also sat me down and had a talk with me about Oscar's on going health as a elderly dog the things I have to prepare myself for as Oscar will not be around for ever!. This perturbed somewhat but Fiona knows how much I adore Oscar and how not having him in my life one day will effect me!. I hope and pray Oscar is around for years to come and will always endeavour to keep him healthy and well. Paul asked me the other day if anything happened to Oscar would I get another Pembroke Corgi and my answer was of course though I would have to take a trip to New Zealand to my Aunt who still breeds the Pembroke Corgi's as NZ still allows the Docking of the tail and I more than likely will get a Boy & Girl from different litters and shires and may start breeding myself who knows or I might just keep them as pets?. I have grown up with Pembroke Corgi's all my life and don't intend stopping having the breed in my life.
I cherish each day with Oscar and Sam and thank God for them in my life as they help me with day to day life and health issue's!. Sam our Red Cattle Dog is an amazing Dog also but Oscar is my pride and joy!.
Regards to you all and your 4 legged children.
Oscar & Sam's Dad