Tierce is in the dog park, Shassi is out.
On Shassi’s RIP post, I listed her birthdate as August 23 1997; it was actually August 27, 1993! Have another Shassi picture, the one I used to illustrate that Shibas can be good with cats if they’re raised with them:
Inu-Baka: RIP Shassi I Am Shiba: R. I. P. Shassi Life With A Shiba Inu: Rest in Peace, Shassi the Misanthropic Shiba I found an awesome new Shiba blog through Mongoose’s post about Shassi’s death in relation to Mongoose’s own… Continue Reading
The past 12 hours have been so full of well wishes that I’m amazed. When I started TMS in the early days, I never dreamed that it would last a full two thirds of Shassi’s life and affect so many… Continue Reading
Well, after her reprieve nearly a year ago, Shassi was put to sleep today. My mom and aunt were there with her; my aunt couldn’t stay in the room, but Mom was there until the end. She went peacefully; her… Continue Reading
This is Shassi on the eve of her 16th Christmas. You’re a good girl, Shassi.
Sixteen years ago, a tiny little Shiba puppy toddled into my life and made Internet Shiba History a few years later when I discovered cyberspace. I don’t think Shassi’s long for this world; my mom and aunt are going to… Continue Reading
I liberated the photo at left of Shassi from Mom’s place so I could scan it for her birthday. In doing so, I found a picture of Tierce that had similar properties and was struck by the difference. Shassi, at… Continue Reading
Shassi as a 3 month old puppy. Tierce looks so big next to her now. This is my aunt with Shassi. I wasn’t sure that Shassi would make it to 16, but here she is. She is pretty much senile,… Continue Reading
We took Shassi to the vet and asked about euthanasia and whether it would be kinder at this point. After the vet looked at Shassi and heard our description of what her life was like, she was of the opinion… Continue Reading