I'm thankful for my dog this Thanksgiving

This Thanksgiving I’m thankful for my dog Cleo. We raised a glass to her at dinner. We spoke of her many exploits in tribute to her wonderful life as our sweet girl. Her country cousins Bruin and Teddy did their best to slobber and snuggle away any sad tears we may have shed. 

You may have read my senior dog passed away surrounded by salmon treats and love in late September, but I’m still so very thankful for her continued positive influence. I may have moments of melancholy but it isn't long before a memory of Cleo uplifts my thoughts. 

How she manages to give fearlessly even from heaven, is a mystery, or my Thanksgiving miracle. Either way, I give thanks to Cleo and all the dogs we love!


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Are dogs furry versions of Mary Poppins?

For some a spoon full of sugar helps the medicine go down, for others it's liverwurst. Which category do you fall in? This patient dog we saw at the park wasn't interested in playing, but kept a watchful eye on their people. We admire that focus and dedication. If you or your friends didn't believe before, doesn't this moment demonstrate the human-animal bond?

"I'll be right here watching you"

How does a dog get their name?

Is my name short for Cleopatra?

Isn't it funny when you go to the park, and you hear someone yell "Hey Charlie" or "It's time to go Molly." People assume a parent is yelling for their child. They are, if their child is a dog.

Did you know Molly and Charlie are two super popular dog names today? What happened to Rex? Too obvious? Maybe the human names for dogs validates my theory that dogs ARE members of the family. What do you think?

What if your dog chose your name? I'd call my female...

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