Dog lovers, you're in luck! Here is the cutest yet practical little tote! Don't you love it when you find necessary (sometimes boring) items, like a doggy bag, constructed with soft, eco-friendly material, while still looking fresh and adorable?
There is something about a grey or white muzzle that grabs my heart. I see an older dog who has lived a full life and they have an aura of calm, because they know they are surrounded by love and loyalty for their companionship and service.
This is a portrait of Bretagne, living the quiet life of a retired search dog. It's been over ten years since he was one of almost a hundred search and rescue teams on the ground trying to find those missing at the World Trade Center and the Pentagon after the attacks on September 11, 2001.
Only fifteen canine members are still with us, living with their handlers at home. See their incredibly moving portraits in a book by photographer Charlotte Dumas. Get a tissue if you fall for noble and gentle furry features like I do [...]
Living with an older dog I've learned to appreciate the small victories. See how happy and satisfied my senior dog Cleo is in this picture? This morning on our walk around the block, it was a two-bagger. Quality and quantity. Winner, winner, chicken dinner.
Here's to this powerful stinky milestone and lagging indicator of my senior dog's good health!
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My dog is smart. I'm sure everyone says that about their dog but as you can see from this photo, she made her way straight to Switzerland, aka her inner tube, aka her bed with the high walls, when the Dyson vacuum came out. The high walls tuck her in and she feels secure, while being able to hear and smell any action at the front door.
What is so wonderful about having an older dog? Based on my experience with this one here, toys last longer. This photo was about five years ago. That stuffy lasted a week tops before we had to compost what was left.