Astrid e-mailed me this am to remind me it was Puzzle's 11th birthday! (Astrid heads up Northern California Afghan Rescue). 11! Oh my...that is senior for an afghan hound but despite some issues with his neck and back my big sweetheart is doing great! I sang him Happy Birthday this am and his reply was "do I get something special for breakfast Mom? Some sardines coming you way for your special day!