Tag Archives: Dog

August 26

Happy Dog National Appreciation Day!

Happy National Dog Appreciation Day to Max! National Dog Appreciation Day was started in 2004 to recognize the massive number of shelter pets looking for a good home and to encourage their adoption. Consider adopting a dog from an animal shelter or donating to the SPCA.

A Dog’s Purpose (From a Six Year Old’s Perspective)

Being a veterinarian, I had been called to examine a ten-year-old Irish wolfhound named Belker. The dog’s owners, Ron, his wife, Lisa, and their little boy, Shane, were all very attached to Belker, and they were hoping for a miracle. I examined Belker and found he was dying of cancer. I told the family we […]

The Dogsology

Originally posted on Farmlet:
Ruby starts a nervous rhythmic licking in her bed, which is right next to the couch where I read.  Lick lick lick lick lick, her tongue shoots out like a snake.  Air licks.  Very loud.  She’s a mostly deaf twelve-year-old Golden Retriever and she can’t help starting these tics.  But she can…