I observe my dogs . . . a lot. I’m a stay-at-home, work-at-home mom; so when I’m not taxiing the kids around, I’m at home (with the kids and the dogs). The other day I got to thinking about all the life lessons that I learn from observing my dogs; and I thought it might be fun to occasionally share them.
For this lesson, I need to share a bit of the backstory of how these dogs joined our family . . .
When we said “good-bye” to our beloved Pug, Lizzie, it took awhile before any of us were ready to start thinking about adding a dog to our family again. When we finally did, I got the bright idea that we should consider a non-shedding dog this time around. Ashley went on a hunt for one, and found a little Shih Tzu/Maltese mix on Craigslist. We set out with my Mom one Saturday morning, drove and hour and a half away to get him; the lady who had him owned a dog grooming place, so it seemed like a reputable enough situation. Upon bringing him home and living with him for …read more