I'm no longer the baby in the family. There is a new dog in town. His name is Buddy. He is 2 or 3 and acts like he is 1. He was found in a hunter's shed in North Carolina. The hunter and his wife tried to coax him out, but Buddy didn't let them get close until almost a month had gone by. He was skin and bones. They said he must have been out in the wild for months before they found him. He was being eaten alive inside and out by the fleas, ticks and worms that had taken over his body.  Read more »


To Richard, the only one on earth who understood me.

Please let me heal your broken heart like you healed mine when you adopted me.

You adopted me when no one else wanted me. They said I was unpredictable and unadoptable because I bit people. I was too much of a liability to be adopted out. 

Yes, I know they said I was mean, vicious and couldn't be trusted but you, Richard, saw it wasn't anger driving me to bite. It was fear.  Read more »


The tone in the house is so different now. It's hard to believe how one 8 pound miniature pinscher could have such an effect on a house but since he passed away in the morning of December 9, it's so much quieter now. Sure, the other four dogs make plenty of noise when they hear something outside but since Max died in my arms, it's not the same around here.

There's no one to charge the baby gate that separates the living room (our one "dog-free" room) from the kitchen when I walk through it. How proud he was when he managed to rush by the closing gate and enter the forbidden room. Read more »

Do I look like the type to have allergies. I didn't think so. But I do have allergies. My skin itches. Even scratching doesn't relieve my itch. It only makes it worse.

I think I started itching when I had to eat dry food while on vacation last week. Or it could have been the pollen and heat that started this itchy rash on my tummy. Read more »

I just love my voice. It makes my mommy and daddy pay attention to me. I like to warn them of danger whether it is a squirrel or the man in the uniform that drops off boxes at our front door. Read more »

Syndicate content
Drupal Theme by InterFace