Inktober magic is happening. I am drawing more and more.
I recently read a great post about a dog who got a new playmate at the pound. While the whole story is a heart-warming read, what really struck me was on of the owner's comments. She thought at first that Murphy, the dog that her dog Liza picked, wasn't the right dog at all. She... Continue Reading →
When I adopted my German Shepherd Cora, I was already living with two five-year-old cats, Mycroft and Sherlock. The cats had been around dogs only a few times, dogs that knew about cats and left them alone. Poor Cora had spent a year chained up in a yard, so she had no social skills at... Continue Reading →
I love art and I love animals, so the two together is always a hit with me. While I like realism in animal art, I don't see the point in a drawing or painting that looks just like a photograph. Here are four artists who paint realistic animals but whose styles make it clear you... Continue Reading →
At our old house, we had a fenced yard with a big garden. We put up wire fencing to protect our plants, but the rabbits still found ways in. My husband used to joke we needed hunting dogs to keep the bunnies out, but he was wrong. Our miniature poodle turned out to be a... Continue Reading →
People often talk about how their pets provide them with companionship, acceptance, and love. But they are capable of teaching us much more than that. This is what my German Shepherd Cora taught me about loneliness. When Cora moved in with me, I was already living with Sherlock and Mycroft, cats from the same litter... Continue Reading →