Sass & Paws
Name: ~Sass~ (left) & ~Paws~ (right)

Breed: German Shorthaired Pointers (unrelated)

Sex: Female (Sass) & Male (Paws)

Age Diagnosed w/Addison's: 4 years old & 2 years old


Sass (on the left) Nickname: Gorilla (cos she's an overgrown monkey)
Favourite past-times: Chasing my bro, Playing kangaroo boxing with my bro, Racing my bro, Getting my bro
Hero in life: Myself
Favourite saying: Yeah yeah whatever it was that I did I promise I'll never ever do it again (while you're watching) and can I go now? OR It-wasn't-me-it-was-my-bro-and-you-can't-prove-nufink!

Paws (on the right) Nickname: Treacle (cos he's thick and sweet!)
Favourite pastime: Chasing my sis, Playing kangaroo boxing with my sis, Racing my sis, Getting my sis
Hero in life: My sis
Favourite saying: How did they know I rolled in that smelly wet stuff? I'm just going to have to run away and hide on the sofa. Oh they are still yelling at me! I'll hide behind the curtains. . . More yelling! Hide in the bed? On the chair? . . . Is there nowhere for a smelly wet dog to hide?

Name: ~J~

Breed: Bichon Frise

Sex: Male

Age Diagnosed w/Addison's: 4 years old

Comments: J loves to help you take your socks off, even if you don't want to. My husband will say J. I need help, and he races to help him take his socks off. Also, he loves to snuggle.

Name: ~Tucker~

Breed: Labrador Retriever

Sex: Male

Age Diagnosed w/Addison's: 7 years old (Jan 25 01)

Comments: Tucker is the oldest of three labs in our home. He loves to play ball and cuddle with our female chocolate lab Bailey, and our male black lab Barney. He is an 85 lb. 'lap dog' and is a very gentle, obedient and loving soul. After quite a scare with an AD crisis while we were on our honeymoon, Tucker is recovering nicely and we hope to share many more years with him. If anyone can make it through the tough times, it's Tucker - he's definitely a fighter!

Name: ~Rinny~

Breed: Shepherd x Terrier

Sex: Male

Age Diagnosed w/Addison's: 6 yrs old

Comments: Rinny is extremely affectionate with me. Very protective when I am not feeling well. Sometimes, I laugh because I feel like I am the patient and he is the caregiver. He has an uncanny ability for knowing when I am not feeling well. My mother passed away 2 years ago and I don't know what I would have done without him. He laid beside me, lick my face, did crazy things to make me laugh and sometimes, would just lie there with me and stay quiet as if he knew that that is what I needed.

Name: ~Daphne~

Breed: Jack Russell Terrier

Sex: Female

Age Diagnosed w/Addison's: 5 years old (May 2000)

Comments: This is Daphne showing off her bow! She is so full of mischief that she makes us laugh every day. She was diagnosed after a very scary emergency visit to the animal hospital. The doctor there didn't recognize the disease - she thought it was liver disease and didn't think Dapne would make it through that awful first night. But with good care and lots of prayers she pulled through and is ok today. At first she only took Prednisone but after a few months she started feeling sick again so now she takes Florinef everyday, too.

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