I look at you and think how did I ever get so lucky. You are loved beyond words. My faithful best friend. I watch you sleep and know you know what it is to be loved from the moment you wake until you go to sleep.
You bring out the best in us all.
Golden Teddy. Golden inside and out. I love the paws of you. Xx

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Teddy was such a good boy today. I was treated to a narrowboat birthday lunch. They provided Ted with a huge fan to keep him cool. They kindly made me a special diet. Thank you Peter, Angela and John. Oh and Teddy of course. X
Ted is telling me my hand is poorly. He always knows. We know it’s poorly. We are trying hard to heal it. He has an inbuilt alarm to tell me when things are not right. Such a lovely gentle dog. I hold his lead - he holds my heart
Clever Ted
I have met lovely friends from all over the world through Ted and my book. It has been the most exciting year. Thank you to you all. Wendy and Ted x

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Today is the day the paperback of my book
Is released by the brilliant London publishers Hodder Stoughton it is a beautiful edition. It has ...all the hardback story as well as extra material to bring it up to date. I hope you enjoy it. Please feel free to review it on Amazon if you are able. It's lovely for others to see readers views. Thank you 😊 Ted sends you all a tail wag.
ISBN 978-1-473-63570-8
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Settled down nicely by roaring fire in Kirkby longsdale. The views on the journey over the mountains are amazing.
Ted was brilliant in Church this morning while a child did handstands in front of him. He takes it all in his paws. Three walks today. Much milder.

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Teddy and I at Williamson park this morning.

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If you are reading this Jimmy and Mick thank you for all you have done and being such lovely men. Xx

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My beautiful Kestrel. When I got him he could hardly trot without coughing. After a few months of tender loving care he bounced out on rides. Mavis Maulkerson ride out on Brandy with me. Those were the days.

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Teddy has a very special photo shoot on Monday. More details later. We are very excited. Watch this space. 😊🐾🐾

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Two of Ted’s lovely friends from the Shore cafe. Spot the collie. He is adorable. Peter has taken quite a shine to him. Little Poppy belongs to Jean Cooke. Poppy is such a sweetie. Teddy is lucky to have such good friends. So are we.

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The craft group were impressed how quietly Ted lay during class. He is such a good boy. I always take him his own bed or throw. This one was a present from his friend Rory. Thank you Fiona Howarth. Ted loves it. We took him for a lovely walk along the canal after class. He had cuddles at break time then lay quietly again. He brings so much pleasure to so many people.

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My brother Jonathan, Teddy and I before my brother ran St Bees to Grasmere this week. It’s a gruelling run. 38 miles in the Lake District uk. Beautiful but unforgiving. Well done Jonathan.

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Tune in! Watch ‘The Boys with No Skin’ TOMORROW, Monday 10pm on Channel 5
The programme is about a young boy with eb epidermolysis bullosa
A rare condition where the layers of skin do not adhere properly. It causes painful blisters and wounds.

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Windermere Lake Cruises

Today's VIP (Very Important Passenger) was Ted the dog. As a Canine Partners , Ted is a remarkable dog who has saved his owner Wendy's life over and over again.

It was a pleasure to have Ted & Wendy on board and hear about his life, the charity and book.

On the 4th of December I had the third biopsy on my thumb. A week before Christmas the results came through to say I have skin cancer. The doctor I saw today said not all the cancer was removed by the biopsy.
Unable to have chemo or radiotherapy I am to try a cream that acts like chemo. It will make my already sore thumb very raw. Rdeb means we do not find it easy to fight cancer and it becomes very aggressive and spreads quickly. We are hoping the cream can halt its progress. It may make me feel very flu like so if I’m not answering, I haven’t forgotten you all.
We need a cure for eb.
Ted made us aware of something wrong. His constant licking of my hand was to alert me.
#FightEB if anyone can help and fund raise etc it will all help.

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Ted is telling me my hand is poorly. He always knows. We know it’s poorly. We are trying hard to heal it. He has an inbuilt alarm to tell me when things are not right. Such a lovely gentle dog. I hold his lead - he holds my heart

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Teddy is in the current
My Weekly Refresh Special pages 8-9. Lots of lovely stories of hero dogs. Out now.
My Weekly

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My friend James Dunn is raising funds to fight eb. #FightEB.
Cancer spreads faster in eb patients. Only three weeks after the all clear the cancer was back in his hand. During a scan before his operation to amputate his hand they found the cancer has already spread to his arm and under arm. James is 24. We need a cure for eb.
James is also partnered with a Canine Partner.

Cancer may have spread from his hand to his arm - James to now undergo further scan