Category Archives: Tribute

It Would Have Been 11 Years

I got my dear little Cricket from rescue on December 29, 2002, at around age 6 or 7. She left this world on May 31, 2013. We had 10 1/2 years together, for which I am forever grateful. I miss … Continue reading

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Leah Roberts Fund

A trainer who is utterly, consistently an advocate for the dog, and who urges people to be the best, most gentle, most humane trainers they can be, needs our help. To quote Lynn Honeckman, DVM: 7/19/13 Leah Roberts has been … Continue reading

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She’s Gone

Head’s up: frank talk of euthanasia and some raw language. Cricket died on May 31 and I am not OK with that. Elizabeth Kubler Ross’ stages of grief are: denial, anger, bargaining, depression, and acceptance. I guess “nauseated, furious rejection” … Continue reading

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10 Years with Cricket

Happy Gotcha Day! On December 29, 2002, 10 years ago today, I drove 100 miles east to meet Cricket’s foster family from RatBone Rescues at a McDonald’s parking lot. She was the most beautiful little rat terrier I had ever … Continue reading

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Remembering Pride

One of the great dogs of the world left us all too soon on November 2, 2012. I never met him in real life, but feel like I knew him well through my dear friend and his person, Marge Rogers. … Continue reading

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