In a message dated 4/2/2005 1:03:26 AM Eastern Standard Time,
> Again, sorry about being off topic but I have such a soft heart for
> animals! And it's been bothering me the past 3 days how she is
> ignored. I'm sure he takes care of her, just not up to my standards.
Don't be -- I'm sure every one of us would do the same!
Frankly, it sounds like something is wrong with her. A dog of her age won't
have the energy of a puppy, but should not be lethargic and the breathing
dpes *not* sound normal for a dog of any age.
If your brother can't take care of her, he shouldn't have her -- it may be
too much for you to take her on permanently, but is it possible to take her for
the short term and find her another home? Or find a shelter there willing to
"Until one has loved an animal, a part of one's soul remains unawakened."
- Anatole France
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