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Things Every Dog Mom (or Dad) Says

We’ve all been there: you’re going about your day, doing things, having discussions, only to realise you’re talking to your dog or talking about them. Some might feel they’re going crazy, but I don’t think it’s something to feel embarrassed about.   So I’ve been thinking: what does every dog mom (or dad) say regularly?…

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Dogs Never Die

– adapted from the words of Justin Palmer –   Dogs never die. They don’t know how to. Yes, they get tired and very old, and their bones start to hurt, but they don’t die.   If they died, they wouldn’t want to always go for a walk – even long after their bones say, “No,…

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True Humanity Is About Being An Animal

If you’re a proud cat dad or dog mom and you just can’t imagine your life without your pets, jump on board! And let’s be honest, they’re not just pets. They’re family; our babies.   “Animals are such agreeable friends―they ask no questions, they pass no criticisms.” – George Eliot   Ever since I was…

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5 Things My Dogs Taught Me About Life

I’ve been around dogs ever since I can remember and have always loved having these furry creatures as a part of my family. Before my husband and I got married and started looking for a place to live, I had one request that was non-negotiable: it had to be dog-friendly. But luckily for me, he…

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Some Things Just Fill Your Heart Without Trying

Exactly a year ago today (as Facebook reminded me), a stray dog came into my life and stole my heart. My husband and I were at a school cycling event when we noticed this scruffy stink ball. It was freezing and all he wanted was a warm spot to sleep in. Every time the sun…