Pets

Mother’s Day Dog Tale

Mother's Day Dog Tale

Mom starts sobbing when I call to tell her that Blue, the not-so-small Newfoundland she’d held in her lap as a tiny puppy, is very ill. The first born of Bella’s eight-member brood, Blue is not quite a year old. Our veterinarian can’t figure out what is wrong. Blue continues to have trouble breathing and…

When Did You Know Your Dog Needed Therapy?

When Did You Know Your Pet Needed Therapy

At lunch with a new friend,  I chatted about attending pet therapy.   Very delicately she asked “When did you know your dog needed therapy?” I  must have skipped a few crucial details in discussing how I work with my dog to give, not receive, treatment. Slipping the lanyard with the pair of IDs over…