My puppy, my heart.I'm a bit early on this birthday letter to you. A few weeks early, actually, but only because I have the time right now, in this moment, and I may not again in time for your birthday. I'm taking advantage of this gap to honor this big day.And, boy, is … [Read more...]
What I wish you knew about my reactive dog
My dog is the best.He's sweet. He loves to cuddle. He adores cats. He skitters with his dog friends.He's incredible with our two-year-old daughter, even falling in line when she waggles her fingers at him and says, "Cooper coming," in her little voice.He's my running … [Read more...]
Do you ever dislike your dog?
This space exists so that we can share honestly in a digital world that often is far too glossy.So, here goes: Some days, today being one, I don't like Cooper.He can be a jerk. And, when he's a jerk, I just don't like him.I love him, of course. I love him to pieces at … [Read more...]
Why I’ve come around to the phrase pet parenting
File this one under: "You do you, boo." (Kind of like this one.)Anyways, some pet blogger friends and I had this conversation a while ago, and I've been meaning to write about it but kept putting it off. Part of me was like, Well, who really cares what you think about this … [Read more...]
Sometimes when I see someone walking their dog down the sidewalk, I watch the dog's tail swish around happily, head bobbing, taking in all the sniffs. I see dogs stop to greet other people and other dogs out on their walks, or--even better--I see dogs walk past and ignore other … [Read more...]