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A Dog’s Purpose: They Save Us

We choose our dogs, sometimes through rescue, but in the end, our dogs save us.  This concept is brought to life in the new movie, A Dog’s Purpose, based on The New York Times bestseller by W. Bruce Cameron.  A romp through reincarnation shows how Bailey, a Golden Retriever, starts off as a beloved pet. […]

The Dog Master: An Inspired Read

Back in Paleolithic times, humans befriended wolves, and thus, developed canine companionship.  W. Bruce Cameron, New York Times best-selling author, imagines that first, eons-old encounter in his new book, The Dog Master, which I rank a 5-star page turner. The distrust and fear between human and wolf are pitted against their shared desperation for survival.  […]

Bow-Wow Icebreakers

Pets have the power to render humans, well, more human. While dog walking and meeting others, I sense goodness on both ends of the leash. All my defenses go down, and that, my friend, is spiritual. After my 17-year-old dog Mojo died in July, I couldn’t handle a new dog right away. Yet little Ginger […]