I understand some of you are already aware of the book "Rou's Tips for Basenjis" http://www.roudog.com/
Sophie Alness who was seven when she authored the book with the help of her family is undergoing her third and hopefully final surgery for ulcerative colitis.
Sophie is now 14 and had the first surgery to remove her colon at 13. Last year when she spent her birthday in the hospital we sent out a message to the basenji community. People from all over the world sent messages and photos to me via email and we created a notebook of them. We understand Sophie still finds great joy in the notebook we created with those messages and photos.
I am asking again for your help, any stories, messages and photos you wish to send me I would like to use to make her an actual scrap book.
Her surgery is scheduled for Feb 9th and I will spend the next few days putting together anything the basenji community sends.
Thanks in advance for your help, it really means the world to Sophie at a tough time in a teenage girls life.
Therese and Kevin Leimback
Proud breeders of Rou and even prouder friends of Sophie and the rest of the Rou Crew