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My Dog Bit My New Boyfriend

My Dog Bit My New Boyfriend

Yes, Leon chomped Ken. This happened just hours before he chased and was sprayed by a skunk. And all of this was right in the middle of discovering he is not housebroken. (I’ve been living in a tiny cabin all summer, basically camping with Leon, and we just moved into...
About Accepting the Bites in Life

About Accepting the Bites in Life

The Sound of Music is one of my favorite movies. I grew up humming “My Favorite Things,” so imagine my surprise when I started to write this post and realized I was writing about a biting dog and a stinging bee. Yep, all in one week. Here’s what happened: When the Dog...
How Ancestral Trauma Might be Making Your Dog Nuts

How Ancestral Trauma Might be Making Your Dog Nuts

It would be early in the morning when I’d discover her, dirty from her diarrhea. Jazz, my childhood dog, had eaten my pony’s manure, again. It made her sick every time. Of course it was my responsibility to clean it up. Later that day she would run off into the woods,...