Lest you all think that Tess and Jazz are the only ones to endure my holiday photos, here's a picture of our first Dal, Dottie, from Easter 1999. Dottie would have been 11 years old then. She was with us for nearly 16 years. After losing Dottie in 2004 and our second Dalmatian, Tigger, just a year later, I thought I'd never let another dog into my heart...until I met a sweet little Dal named Tess. The rest is history!
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I cherish the memories of Dottie and Tigger and hold them close in my heart. I miss them every day and am grateful for all they taught me about being a good dog owner. I've decided that, from time to time, I'm going to pull out some of those old photos and share them here, as Tess and Jazz are partially the product of all the adventures and experiences we had with our beloved Dottie and Tigger. I hope they are smiling down on us from the Rainbow Bridge!