The Prisoner

Our dog Ellie in her exercise pen to keep her from running and jumping before surgery for her injured leg

We picked up an exercise pen at a local pet store, which for Ellie will be an anti-exercise pen. It’s necessary to keep her off her legs as she’ll tolerate pain as long as it means she gets to play. Resisting her gaze I feel like a modern day Perseus, except Ellie is the anti-medusa, her sad puppy dog eyes will turn you to mush. She’s tolerated this all pretty well, and still has a ways to go, but oh how happy she will be when she is back on her feet.

1 comment

  1. Oh, poor sad doggie! My condolences to Ellie, but also to you and L for having to enforce the rules that produce such an expression.

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