Travel Dog’s Travel Tips

I recently had a fabulous time flying with my dog, Buttercup. But in preparing for the trip, I found nothing but horror stories and heartbreaking posts on message boards all over the internet. Not helpful! I needed some friendly advice about how to best prepare for flying with a pet, and couldn’t find much. So, …

Prelude to a Dog

Prelude to a Dog

I don’t really remember Buffy. Just a fleeting glimpse, a snapshot of a large ginger dog who was too big for me to play with and very wiggly is all I have of her. I have been lead to understand that she was my big sister’s pet when I was born, perhaps even given to …

Good Girl.

Good Girl.

Lady Bug has been abused in the past and has some fear aggression problems, but she’s very loving for all that. We’re pals, and I really enjoy my early afternoons with her. Our typical visit goes like this: Lady: [lunging, but full of fear] barkbarkbarkBARKbarkbarkbarkBARKgrrrrrrwl! (trans. please don’t kill me) Me: [giving her a hand …

Tails

Tails

It just gets busier, you know? I picked up two study books today for the math proficiency exam (though the school calls it Quantitative Reasoning. Nice). Actually, D picked them up for me in the non-fiction section while I browsed for books on tape on the other side of the library. They are excellent guides, …