Our female standard poodle’s health plummeted one weekend. She was gone before noon on Monday. Each person and pet draw out different aspects of our personalities. Cosette’s joy over simple activities made every day a party. We not only missed her, but we also missed who we were in her presence.
A week later, Max, our male dog, realized his girl was not coming home. His grief threw him into a health crisis. He fought for his life while connected to IVs. He pulled through but seemed 10 years older.
That Friday, Raleigh received an unexpected snow. My husband came home early. “We need a different spirit in this house. Let’s look at puppies.”Continue Reading