The Small Dog has a Bad Week…

“Help! Ambulance!”

Not a good way to start your week, but last Monday, it was panic stations. My two legs went wonky and, stood all hairless in the tub, she couldn’t breathe. The next few minutes, I was going spare, I can tell you… with her gasping, the ball guy phoning, and me trying to be there for both of them and stay out of the way at the same time.

A squealy thing on wheels arrived and I sat with her while they did stuff to her. I don’t mind admitting, I was frightened and shaking a lot, but then they bundled her onto a bed thing and took her away.

I didn’t see her again for a week. I wasn’t sure I would ever see her again.

The ball guy and my boys were all really worried. There was no sign of her at all but they told me it would be okay… I didn’t really believe them. The ball guy took some of her clothes things in a bag… so I put her a chicken treat in too, just from me.

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About Sue Vincent

Sue Vincent is a Yorkshire-born writer and one of the Directors of The Silent Eye, a modern Mystery School. She writes alone and with Stuart France, exploring ancient myths, the mysterious landscape of Albion and the inner journey of the soul. Find out more at France and Vincent. She is owned by a small dog who also blogs. Follow her at and on Twitter @SCVincent. Find her books on Goodreads and follow her on Amazon worldwide to find out about new releases and offers. Email:
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14 Responses to The Small Dog has a Bad Week…

  1. scifihammy says:

    Aw it is so scary when you don’t know what is going on. So sweet of you to pop in a chicken treat! 😀
    I hope your Mum is soon back with you and you must take extra special care of her with lots of hugs. 😀 – Oh and some Good Food! 😀

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  2. OMG, Ani! What a unplanned accident, and you are for hours in stress. You had a great compassion with your mom. All the best to her, and to you! Michael


  3. wallietheimp says:

    What an awful situation! I’m glad to hear everything’s better now–God bless!! Wallie was so scared when he was reading this post. We lost a little dog recently and there’s nothing worse than worrying about a family member.


  4. Jennie says:

    Oh, Ani. That was really hard and scary for you.


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