Babies and Puppies

What do babies and puppies have in common? With not a thought about tomorrow’s worries, stresses, or heartache; babies and puppies live in the moment. Never mind both being unable to talk, if they are miserable you know about it. So, too, there’s no mistaking the message of faces aglow with pure joy, or the…

When Change is as Good as a Holiday

It had to happen, eventually. After a long, long hot summer with steamy, sunny days and sticky, over-warm nights; the weather is finally turning. Six weeks behind schedule: the deciduous trees are shedding their leaves and cooler overnight temperatures makes for sounder sleeping. As for younger mutt: last night was the first night he wore…

Changing Tack

Change: sometimes it is embraced with joy; other times it is not welcomed, at all. Recently, senior mutt had a check-up. For nigh on fifteen years senior mutt has been a loyal companion, a trainer of three puppies, a watch-dog, and a valued member of our family. And now she is dying from an ever-growing…