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Happy Golden Birthday Leo!

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Yesterday was our wonderful one-eyed Boston Terrier Leo’s Golden Birthday!  The big 11! I am so lucky and blessed to have this little black and white bundle of joy in my life.  Thank you Leo for being such a great boy!

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Of course, as we all know, you can’t celebrate a birthday, none-the-less a GOLDEN birthday without your own special bowl of ice cream!  Leo got spoiled with ice cream and his very own dog-friendly cupcake.

 

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Leo or International Dog of Mystery?

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Leo or International Dog of Mystery?

Leo or International Dog of Mystery?

 

Our very handsome one-eyed boy Leo decided to try out a new disguise today…we think he pulls it off very well 😉

Kuki-Everyone Needs to Smile.

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Kuki-Everyone Needs to Smile.

This is our little Kuki monster, she is a Bug (Boston Terrier/Pug mix). Kuki has one ear that flops over and the other one that is perky, her eyes go in different directions, she has interesting markings…oh, and her tongue is too long for her little mouth, so it is sticking out 99% of the time. Kuki just looks schnockered in this photo or else like she is saying “the schnozzberries taste like schnozzberries!”

Leo the Boston Terrier Fundraiser Flyer

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Leo the Boston Terrier Fundraiser Flyer

One goal for today: Go and put up a few flyers to help with Leo’s fundraiser. Hope that it will help as Leo is having a very bad eye day today. Leo has spent most of the day sleeping and is struggling to hold his little eye open at all. Yesterday he was playing and got bumped a couple of times, yelped and we could see his pain all evening and today 😦 Poor Leo dog. We also have to be very careful about how much time he spends in the sunshine because the sun makes his eye even worse and hurt more. If you can donate or help at all by sharing Leo’s story please do so: http://gogetfunding.com/project/leo-s-luxated-lens-surgery. If you are interested we can also send you the address for Leo’s vet so donations can be made directly to them.

Leo the Boston Terrier

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Leo when he was a little guy.

Leo when he was a little guy.

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Leo was on the road with me and made a great co-driver.

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Giant bone!!

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Leo the Little Devil…he was so mad at me for putting this silly hat on him.
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Leo’s impression of Groucho Marx.

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Leo’s favorite baby ever, his Buddha Hedgehog.

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Leo is such a handsome boy.

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Leo is the Christmas Grinch.

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Eye see you 😉

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“Do you smell what I smell?”
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Play, play and more play….then relax.

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Leo and I.

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Leo with his baby adopted brother Doc being forced to pose for Christmas pictures…neither boy were happy.

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Watching for squirrels, a favorite pass time.  Leo is the short one.

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Leo loves exploring and traveling.

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Leo is always watching.

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“I think I see a squirrel way up there in that tree.”

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For some reason mom is always taking pictures of me while I am trying to sleep.

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“Play!  Play!  PLAY!”

 
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Hot dog.

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Solar recharge.

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Happy dreams.

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Leo, Leo pumpkin eater…

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Leo’s secret talent.

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Camouflage?

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Love Leo’s expressions.

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“Are you going to throw the ball or just take a picture?”

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Very handsome Leo striking a pose.

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“I heard a squirrel”

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Leo and Doc being each others back warmers.

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Leo loves giving nose kisses when you least expect it.

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Recharging again…

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“I am handsome and have my coat on, so now can we go outside?”

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We’re watching you.

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The best pillow ever…the human pillow.

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Leo has always LOVED snow.

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Mid-air snow ball catch.  Great job Leo!

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Another solar recharge.

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Life is rough.

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“What is this silly moo cow doing on my head?”

 

 

Thought I would share all of these wonderful pictures of Leo through his life with you and then share the medical issue that he currently going through.  On April 2nd Leo had an emergency visit to the vet and we learned that he has an “anterior luxation” which means that the little fibers that hold his lens in place tore somehow and his lens came through his pupil and is sitting in the front of his eye.  This not only effects his vision, but is also painful because his eye is getting more fluid in it than it should.  Leo is on two different medications, one to help with pain and one to help with the eye swelling.  Unfortunately our options are limited and Leo will be needing to get enucleation surgery (aka my baby needs to have his eye removed).  Surgery is expensive and we are doing a fundraiser to help get enough money for Leo’s surgery.  The sooner we are able to do the surgery, the less pain Leo is in.    

To learn more about Leo’s condition & to donate please go to:  http://gogetfunding.com/project/leo-s-luxated-lens-surgery

 

Also, the more we can spread the word about Leo’s eye condition and surgery needs the better.  Please re-blog, share on facebook, tweet, pin, stumble and everything else you can do.

 

 

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The milky white thing that you are seeing in Leo’s eye is his lens.

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You can see that it is not comfortable for Leo to keep his eye open.  He is also tearing a lot which is causing the tear stains on his face.

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