My yesterdays family. Look at Joker smiling with Tom!!! All three of these dogs were so very special. I had them to short of a time. Amanda whippet lived until she was 10 years and 4 months. Joker was 12 and 3 months when I lost him. Both dogs died of kidney failure. When Amanda was diagnosed the vet said there was nothing I could do to help her!!! He was so so wrong!! With Joker I did not recognize any symptoms and he really had very little but he did have a couple that I should have seen. Bruce got cancer when he was only 6 years old and we lost him before he made 7. Much to short of time with these wonderful dogs. That is why I am cooking all Bambi's food now so I can keep her going longer!!!! It is a lot of extra work but they are so worth it!!!! I would have done it for them if I had known that it would help so much!!!