Upon Losing A Pet

Losing a pet is always hard. I recently lost my 20 year old cat, Stella. She was older then both of my children. Stella and my daughter had an unbreakable bond. My daughter’s first word at 8 months was “itty” as the cat would head bump against her. My daughter at times tried to say it was her cat but Stella and I really knew who the owner was.

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Cold nose, warm heart – a dog’s life

I am a working dog: I protect, I comfort, I listen. I am a good dog. Here are some of my stories.

Dog Heroes: Saving Lives and Protecting America by Jen Bidner

Dog HeroesThis history of canine search and rescue celebrates brave dogs with special talents, such as detecting skin cancer and locating unmarked Civil War graves.

Dogs with Jobs by Kim Kachanoff and Merrily Weisbord

Demonstrating the amazing variety of jobs dogs undertake, this book introduces dogs like Mas, an Italian water rescue dog; Tammy, who sniffs out smugglers in South Africa; and Snooper, a Beagle that can help save your house from termite destruction. Continue reading “Cold nose, warm heart – a dog’s life”

A Tribute to Old Dogs

Our beloved dogs age all too quickly. Fondly remembered is this old and faithful companion. There’s no mistaking her senior status with that gray muzzle on black fur. It was some time ago when she departed for the great dog park beyond. But, as they say, old dogs don’t die – they just join cyberspace…

You’ll enjoy reading about their charming ways in the wonderful works below. Older dogs need special attention and understanding in their vulnerable years. The following guidebooks on caring for them are recommended.
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