— I was angry and saddened like never before when my German Shepherd killed a rabbit -- as if she’d done something to personally affront me.
— We had tense moments: I told the hotel we were traveling with pets -- and we showed up with 9!
— Living with dogs has changed my life -- here are 10 things that mark me as a dog lover.
— My Pit Bull's best friend is a cat, which busts more than a few wrongheaded myths about the breed. Does your dog have a surprising buddy?
— After two years on the road with Luna, I keep learning from her, including life's ultimate lesson.
— The first time I took Sasha to a dog park, she immediately ran up to another dog parent and sat on the bench next to her.
— Some can't grasp our love for our pets, and it can lead to hurt feelings when one dies.
— It scares me to death when one of my dogs has a seizure, and I've worked hard to find the causes. Does your dog have seizures, too?
— As a friend's dog passed on, I reflected on my own dogs -- here's what I want to tell them.
— As my old dog Corona endures a medical scare, I remember the qualities I love in her -- and the life lessons she teaches every day.
— Your broken leg can’t help fix it, and you devolve into a sad, sobbing shell of your former self.
— We called her "The Bee's Knees," our little one-eyed sloth, our little monkey. She loved the ocean, and shrimp, and her rescued human, Lori.
— When the right guy comes along, I'll know it -- and so will my dogs Bella, DiDi, and Toby.
— As a rescuer, I’ve endured massive bites before, but nothing prepared me for the pain as the homeless dog's tooth crushed my knucklebone.
— I waited until it was dark and turned off all the lights in the house, then I searched with a blacklight -- sure enough, I found pee.
— I admit to slacking, and I've felt a lot of guilt over it, but my dogs still have a pretty great life.
— Walking three dogs on retractable leads seemed like a good idea at the time, but my long hair ended up being a casualty -- and a hazard.
— I'm a bone fide cat person -- I even rescued a feral and moved him across the country with me -- but then I met two Corgis named Walli and GusGus.
— After my Greyhound Vera confounded all my expectations, I learned an important lesson: Breed stereotyping affects more than just Pit Bulls.
— "I open what remains of my screen door to be met with the tiny little Chihuahua, whom we will now refer to as Cujo."
— Corona was an outdoor dog for many years, but now she spends all her time inside. Here's how we helped her transition.
— My puppy Monkey is a total love bug, but he can drive me absolutely bananas. Sound familiar?
— I hope my story will encourage more sufferers of addiction to turn to animals for love and healing.
— After my dog died, I penned a letter in his name. His name was Grizzly, and he was a good boy.
— The disorder makes an animal appear to be at death’s door, but it’s seldom fatal or permanent.
— Sure, some people raise their eyebrows at me, but plenty of others are either indifferent or quick to say something in support of the breed.
— Everyone said how hard it would be, but not why -- or that every second would be totally worth it.
— People claim to know a lot about Monkey's well-being, but he does great in an apartment.
— Little white hairs have taken over Ranger's head, like mine, but he doesn't seem to worry.
— My unintended foray into solo dog care has me thinking of those of you who wander into it intentionally. Bless your hearts, you lovely, masochistic individuals. This one's for you.
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