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Hold Me

I have had lots of opportunity to observe and contemplate touch.  

I am remembering a handful of years back when my family adopted a new dog, one who was fully vaccinated for the deadly Parvo virus.  We had this sweet dog for only a matter of weeks before she contracted Parvo.  It is a horrible, horrible illness that acts fast on the intestinal lining, causing internal bleeding, loss of appetite and lethargy.  After just one day of watching our dog deteriorate we took her to the vet, she was diagnosed, we were told that Parvo was an incurable virus and that our two choices were to have her euthanized or take her home and watch her die a painful death in less than 72 hours. Read more