My Dog is Family

What is it with dogs? Are you one of the people that celebrated National Pet Day earlier this month? Do you love a furry friend?

Whoever said that diamonds are a girl’s best friend…obviously never had a dog!

Do you need unconditional love, something to love you forever and ever (sounds great, right!)?  

furry friendsDo you love having something warm and fuzzy to cuddle with, share a bed with?

When Mollie, a liver/white tri English Springer Spaniel that was with us for fourteen years died, I said it would be my last.  

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Lifetime of Pets

I’m kind of at a negative point as to the need for furry friends in my life. My family has always been a lover of having pets which include dogs, birds, hamsters, guinea pigs, cats, including fish and chameleons (which are not so furry).

20160129_213332I started when I was very young by begging and begging for a dog. My first dog was a chocolate lab named Ginger. At a very young age of, I believe three, we ran away together, got into trouble, and I loved him very much. When he passed, I wished on every birthday cake candle, the first star in the night, etc., for another dog to fill the void. Continue reading

A Dog That Loved Me

When I was little everyone around me had dogs.  Dogs never liked me much.  Our first dog, Trouble, used to growl at me but she loved my sister. So, I decided to adopt a cat.  I didn’t know that my mom and dad disliked cats so one day, when I was in school, my white cat disappeared.

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Escape Artist Dogs

I have the greatest furry family members, but also the most obnoxious. I have two labradoodles. The black/grey one is 4, the other apricot/tan one is 2. I always say that they are the smartest dumb dogs I’ve ever met.

Both girls are like Houdini. We have a fenced in backyard, but they can ALWAYS figure a way out. Every time I fix one hole, they make a new one. Lily (the baby) is the best at this. We’ve had up to 10 neighbors helping us locate her after she has “disappeared”. She’ll come close to us, but stay just out of reach.

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My Spirit Animal

IMG_1193Stella, Huey, Eli…I am partial to golden retrievers.  It is my personality.  I guess my spirit animal.  I have a friend who channels turtles.  There is another who has a “monkey” daughter.  I have a passion for golden retrievers.  There is a sense of peace, calm, focus, with a hint of unpredictability that appeals.

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