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The Dog with the Purple Eyelashes

devorguilla coonhound with one eye Devie the big hound is adapting wonderfully to life with a single eye.

At our dinner party Wednesday, everyone commented on what a different dog she is now.  She is calmer, quieter, and seems happier than any time in the last year.

dog with eye removedGuilt creeps in when I think that perhaps her bum eye was hurting her for a long time.  But there was no way to know how much pain she was feeling and only now we can notice that she feels enormously better.

Soon, Dev's 'purple eyelashes', as Lil calls the stitches, will be removed.  I hope all traces of trauma will also be tossed aside and many years will follow with our one eyed pirate dog.

FamilyRachel Taysedevie, dogs, hound