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#FBF: Patritoic Queen Harley Celebrates America's Birthday!

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   #Flashback ~ Miss America Harley ~ 2014 It's incredible to think that America was born just 248 years ago, and that this video of our beautiful alpha queen "Harley" is now a from a decade ago. Time is very surreal. As you can tell from this video, I believe Harley knew she was a patriotic princess because once I slid the blinking red, white & blue glasses on her, she not only kept them on, but she posed like the beautiful queen she was! Oh, it does my heart good to reflect upon all the fun and amazing times I shared with my beloved FiveSibes. I hope you all had a safe and Happy July 4th!   “America is a tune. It must be sung together.”    ~Gerald Stanley Lee       Happy Birthday, America!   ❤️ Memories Are Visits For The Heart 💙     Join Us! The Linky tool will open all week for you to join us in the Blog Hop and share pics from yesteryear or yesterday! Please include our badge and *link back to us*, and  be sure to hop along down Memory Lane with us a

Newsy Tuesday: A FiveSibes Book Review of "Living With Canine Epilepsy" by A. Piper Burgi

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      I knew I was going to really like A. Piper Burgi's book, Living with Canine Epilepsy , as soon as began reading the first page. As many of you know, one of my beloved FiveSibes, Gibson, was diagnosed with idiopathic Epilepsy shortly after his third birthday and the journey I embarked upon was finding out everything I could so he could live a wonderful life, and he did!    Through that journey, I learned the most common vet recommendation for a dog with epilepsy was euthanization. Yes. As unbelievable as that is, that was the typical suggestion. Keep in mind, this was well over a decade ago. My own Gibson was diagnosed in 2009. Thankfully, I had a very caring and knowledgeable vet team that never suggested that (which I never would have opted to do anyhow), but rather worked with me on what would be the best course of treatment for Gibson moving forward. And that is when I began the #LiveGibStrong campaign for awareness that eventually developed into the free #LiveGibStrong K