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    Puppy Love (Part 2)

    Since I retired from my teaching position in June, my husband has been trying to convince me that our pointer/lab mix, Pepper, needs a playmate. For me, one dog and one cat are enough; I’m already playing a lot of…

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    For the Love of a Dog

    Seven weeks ago, our long-time (14 years) loyal friend Harley was diagnosed with stage 3 or 4 aggressive oral cancer. Two weeks later, we (my husband and I) sat with him in the vet’s office while he drifted into heaven…