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Zoe, the Pet Therapy Dog

After training¬† (Zoe the Corgi’s First Day of Pet Therapy) and an initial evaluation, Zoe and I went to our final Pet Therapy evaluation today. Considering that Zoe is my third dog in the program (Dog as God’s Messenger), I … Continue reading

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Zoe the Corgi’s First Day of Pet Therapy

Zoe turned two yesterday, and so we were able to visit the hospital as a pet therapy team for the first time today. I’m often asked what it takes for a dog to be a pet therapy dog. Requirements vary … Continue reading

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Tour de Corgi

My daughter and I went to the 4th Annual Tour de Corgi festival in Fort Collins on Saturday. Tour de Corgi started a few years ago as a corgi meet and greet, and exploded into a major fundraiser for 4 … Continue reading

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Zoe the Corgi Snores

Zoe is a small dog — I think she is the smallest dog we’ve ever had — just about 20 pounds. She is small enough to pass under Tegan, who is not a tall dog.     For a corgi, … Continue reading

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A little corgi dropped in and wanted to stay.

It was hard to lose our corgi, Darwin, but it was time. Still, we all missed him greatly. (The Gift Of the Dying Dog) Then we got a call from our veterinary clinic, asking if we were ready to adopt … Continue reading

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The Gift Of the Dying Dog

Hemingway said that all true stories end in death. This, then, is a true story… Autumn, 2011 My son wanted a dog of his own. We said no.¬† We already had two dogs. He only had two years before he … Continue reading

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What Friends Do

We got Darwin, the pure bred, championship-quality Pembroke Welsh Corgi, as a freebie from our vet. Why? Darwin was born with an incurable heart problem that was supposed to kill him within his first few months. With a new medication, … Continue reading

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What went into this mutt?

We’ve been having a lot of fun with Tegan, the new puppy. We play with her constantly. And between ourselves, we try to guess what breeds of dogs her parents were. She is long and low. The gene for short-leggedness … Continue reading

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Puppy Play

We got a new puppy in November, and it has been a pleasure to watch her as she grows. We named her Tegan, which is a Welsh term of endearment that means “number one girl”, “sweetie”, “honeybunch”. She is a … Continue reading

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