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Monday’s Dog

We sat on the floor together, holding our big sick dog, the beloved Davey, the dog we had owned as long as we had been married who just that morning had pulled on the leash as we took her for a last walk, and… Continue Reading “Monday’s Dog”

Skill-Building

“It’s good to have a hobby.” “It is. What’s yours?” “Throwing sticks in the water for my dog to fetch.” “That’s not much of a hobby.” “Who are you to judge? I’m quite good at it.” “Better than the dog? I’d say she has… Continue Reading “Skill-Building”

Today at the Vet

“Their dog died today.” “The dog in the waiting room that couldn’t get up?” “A different dog.” “How do you know?” “Someone said ‘sorry for your loss’ to them when I paid our bill. ____________________ #72/100: 72nd in a series of 100 in 100

The Feminist Struggle of Dogs

Dogs have a power hierarchy that has been working for them since the Stone Age. So why do I keep thinking I can establish an egalitarian dog society in my house, in which the two dogs would function as equals and partners and they… Continue Reading “The Feminist Struggle of Dogs”

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