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Essentially Nellie

Hello and welcome to my blog. I’m Nellie. I spend a lot of time at the vet.

When I’m not at the vet, I’m barking, wreaking more havoc, and eating more things that will probably land me, where else? Back at the vet.

I have always been strong-willed, opinionated, and hyperactive. My mom loves that about me but she also won’t pay as much attention to me as she used to because she is starting a magazine she says I helped inspire.

I am what they call a field trial labrador. This means that I have more energy than your typical labrador.

And that’s probably why I took a flying leap out of the back of an oversized SUV just before my 1st birthday and landed in a way I did not intend. I slipped on the gravel and long story short (it’s a really long story), it turns out that I permanently injured my knee and the muscles in my back.

I have a great family and great doctors who keep me happy, healthy, and active despite a chronic injury. I go to physical therapy every Saturday and clean out the peanut butter. I feel so great that I sometimes overdo it, and then my doctors get mad at my mom.

But nobody ever gets mad at me.

My favorite thing to do, apart from eating anything, is quail hunting, which is also eating in a way because I decapitate birds when I catch them, and swallow their heads whole.

I hope you enjoy my blog. XOXO Nellie

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