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Month: August 2015

Wordless Wednesday: Tribute to My Dogs for National Dog Day

Wordless Wednesday: Tribute to My Dogs for National Dog Day

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In honor of National Dog Day, this Wordless Wednesday is about all the dog’s in my family. This one won’t be quite so wordless as I’ll like to tell you a little bit about each dog. They were all so different and left their paw prints on our hearts. Our first dog was Bubbles.  She was a Cocker Spaniel Poodle Mix with curly fur.  We got her when I was 4 years old.  She was the sweetest dog and somehow…

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My Four Legged Nurse Helped Me Through My Migraine

My Four Legged Nurse Helped Me Through My Migraine

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I’ve believed for a long time that dogs are empathic.  Their ability to sense when we aren’t ourselves or aren’t feeling well is amazing.  My previous dog, Sierra, understood my arthritis pain.  She knew I had a problem with my feet.  She would hop up on the bed and gentle lay her head on my legs always careful not to touch on my feet. Tuesday afternoon, I got an ocular migraine.  Normally, they fade and leave me with tired eyes. …

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Work Like a Dog Day: What Work Does My Dog Do?

Work Like a Dog Day: What Work Does My Dog Do?

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August 5th is Work Like a Dog Day. This got me thinking about the phrase “work like a dog”. What type of work does a pampered, suburban dog do? When it comes to Misha, she has three jobs: sniffing the neighborhood on her walk, performing in entertaining ways to amuse the family, and foraging for food. It is the latter that dominates her day. From the minute she gets out of bed to when she falls asleep Misha’s thoughts are…

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