As Garth Brooks's memorably sang, "Sometimes I thank God, for unanswered prayers." We went to the shelter to adopt Shadow, but Pettigrew is the dog who came home with us. We got lucky.
Is there such a thing as a gateway dog? If so, an adorable stray named Hamoodeeka was ours. The name means cutie-pie in Hebrew; need I say more? Growing up, my family had a dog. As an adult, I always assumed I would have a dog too. Growing up, my husband had a dog. His … Continue reading Gateway Dog
Doesn’t every family want a dog? A happy tail wagging when you come home? Someone to snuggle with when life has turned against you? Leisurely afternoons playing catch? OK, I’ll admit I was living in a fantasy world. All around us families were bringing home puppies so we decided to take the plunge. In … Continue reading A New Dog!