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12 January – We read a post about a missing collie named Dixie and joined the Collies of the Meadow in barking the word in hope Dixie would join her family. Unfortunately, Dixie is still missing and we hope she comes home this year.
|Dixie Is Still Missing|
|Sir Oliver & Sherman Playing|
06 February – We receive news that a Holmhaven collie named Vixen is living in St. Augustine with Deacon’s first pawrents.
|Stonewall & Essex|
|Montana & Dakota at Angel Paws|
23 April – We find out Interceptor no longer being made in the US.
25 May – X-Rays reveal Essex has bone spurs.
18 July – Dad accidently steps on
05 August – Lassie of "TwoCollies and a Mutt" crosses the rainbow bridge.
|DWB Never More|
17 September – A new dog bed, that we actually use.
|A New Bed|
|Jake the Weather Dog|
25 September – We have new grass in the front yard.
01 October – The US Government shuts down. Federal workers are furloughed.
02 October – The big coconut tree by our house disappears.
|The Coconut Tree is Gone|
|Essex Turns 10|
15 November – Essex crosses the rainbow bridge. We miss her but she will always be in our hearts.
16 November – The receive our copy of "The Lookout" and we see our article about the All Collie Drill Team. We wait till Thanksgiving to post.
20 November – A good news story. A sheltie named Maggie is found in the rubble of her house two days after a tornado devastates her home in Washington, Illinois.
08 December – Our deck in the back yard is refurbished.
31 December – Our sheltie cyber-paw pals Reilly, Denny and their Mom star on their local TV news.
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There was a lot that happened in 2013. Great Auntie Essex's crossing of the bridge is the one that impacted us most. I hope that 2014 has far more good things than bad.
Barky New Year,