I didn't realize my dog remembered her old life so well until something truly unexpected happened.
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 →
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 →
Update: just learned you can also make booties from duct tape. (Thanks, Deb!) I will try this for patching these since they are developing holes already (on the top of all places! She's really dragging her feet). My beloved German Shepherd Cora, who is now 13 years old, has been diagnosed with degenerative myelopathy.... Continue Reading →
Cora is an eleven year old German Shepherd with the energy level and mannerisms of an eleven month old puppy. I adopted her from the SPCA in Ithaca, NY. She's been with me for nine years now. Cora loves hiking, walking, catching frisbees, and chasing rabbits. She is easily distracted (I think she has doggy... Continue Reading →