Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2009/01/05

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Subject: [Leica] Our other Samoyed
From: kididdoc at (Steve Barbour)
Date: Mon Jan 5 12:24:56 2009
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On Jan 5, 2009, at 1:19 PM, Mark Pope wrote:

> Following on from the posts by George and Steve about the Samoyed  
> breed of dogs, here's a portrait I took of our Girl Kia.

she's a pretty girl...

do you have others of your dogs Mark?


> She's 11 years old.  She suffers from Diabetes Insipidus, which  
> means she has to have a hormone eye drop twice a day to ensure her  
> kidneys continue to function properly.  She's also a bit arthritic,  
> though when she's bounding around the house with Buddy, you wouldn't  
> know it. Metacam is a wonderful drug :-)
> With regard to the "exercise, exercise" comment made by George.   
> It's simple.  Just get a Buddy! The way he rushes around, they both  
> get plenty of exercise!  He has a heart murmer (it's caused by a  
> Ventricular Septal Defect), which doesn't seem to affect him one  
> iota.  We deliberately keep him a little underweight to ensure his  
> heart isn't under too much strain.
> Anyway.  The picture is at
> EOS 20D, Sigma 30mm f1.4  1/30sec f1.4, ISO 400.
> Hope you enjoy the picture.
> All the best,
> Mark
> -
> Mark Pope,
> Swindon, Wilts
> UK
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