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[6 Oct 2010 | No Comment | ]
Jasmine – a Perspective

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Jasmine is getting old. She is arthritic, hard-of-hearing, and fatigued. She is also a nut-case – terrified of the wind, noises, and pretty much everything else.

So we were very worried about the trip from NY to SF and looked at all our options.
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[2 Oct 2010 | No Comment | ]
Jasmine 1995-2010

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Yesterday turned out to be a deeply sad day for us. Jasmine has been in declining health for many months – mostly just her age catching up to her. We are not totally sure how old she was as Tara rescued her from a shelter many many years ago when she was in college in D.C.

The shelter warned her that she was not adoptable. She was a big dog, unruly, aggressive to other dogs, barked at people – afraid and defensive. Tara had been robbed at …