Yes, Rory died when I think he was 7 of bloat. His mother, Lady Jo also died of bloat at 12. Corky, Trophy's son, did not die of bloat. My mom was able to figure out how to prevent a lot of it, but not everytime. …"
Same here - I was in college, but my folks were still active. I miss the dogs, too. When we lived in Woodland Hills, CA it was all hills and open space and very few houses. (Now, you can't turn around it is so congested).…"
You got lucky with Heather. The info on Color Scheme was correct and was considered common knowledge back in the 70's, when PRA was decimating the breed. We got our first IS (Lady Jo) when I was 10 in 1964 and our second,…"