Two Years Without Lucy, the Best Petsetter Ever!

Today marks the second anniversary of the unexpected loss of Lucy, the best petsetter ever! Honestly, I thought today was the third anniversary. It seems like the hole she left in my heart has been there for much longer than 730 days. I constantly relive the shocking moment when she took her last breath and died as I held her. Why won't that memory fade? Do I want it to? … [Read more...]

Dogs trending now

Reading Susan Orlean'sĀ opinion piece in today's New York Times on the decline in popularity of the German Shepherd sent me back to my childhood when our family had a German Shepherd. I don't remember much about that dog except that he wasn't with us very long -- unlike our darling French poodle, who was part of our family until her death. The one thing I do remember about the German Shepherd was his bark being so forceful that it once knocked down the Christmas cards perched on the fireplace … [Read more...]