Category: Life with dogs

Barbara's book reviews humor Life with dogs Writing and publishing

Several names come to mind when I watch Katy at work these days: Veteran. Dog of substance. Sage. Katy is a therapy dog and works mostly during the school year.…

Life with dogs

The vet wrapped a beautiful, neat bandage around Katy the Dog’s torso this week after removing a benign growth. We brought her home with instructions to keep the bandage in…

Life with dogs

Sometimes a dog gets excited by the simplest of things. Katy’s new bed came this week via the big brown truck that makes dogs belligerent. She didn’t know the truck…

Life with dogs

Sam hated to have his feet touched, so they got touched a lot. Just one index finger poking one footpad out of all those footpads…and the foot would jerk away.…

Life in general Life with dogs Writing and publishing

Our school district just hosted its annual lunch for public school mentors and for those who think they want to be mentors. As a seasoned veteran with one year (!) of…

Life in general Life with dogs

Life with dogs

Life with dogs

Please do not read the headline and write me that I am abusing my dog by making him go to work. Sam does not have to go to work, although…

Life with dogs

Before ever seeing a photo of the puppy locked in a car in an impound lot in Kansas City, Mo., I knew that she would have at least two things…

Life with dogs