Misty Learns a New Language

Misty became a solid part of our family quickly.  After those first weeks of tying to the couch she realized that this was permanent.  She wasn’t going back to that cement and steel home at the shelter.  If a dog can be thankful, (which I believe they can, and are) Misty was thankful.  She became my full-time companion.  If I had to leave her for an extended period, like for work, so I could earn money to buy her doggy treats.  My kids told me that Misty would become obviously depressed.  They couldn’t get her to do anything.  She’d lay on the chair waiting for me to come home.

When I wasn’t working, we were inseparable. She is very willing to please me, aren’t almost all dogs like that?  Every dog I’ve met always appeared to want to please their human parent. Read More

Crazy Legs Misty

I had the newspaper laid out on the bed next to the pile of laundry I was folding.  I rarely found time to read the paper, this was a good opportunity to catch up on the local news.

I wasn’t looking for anything particular as I flipped through pages of ads and services, when I came to the Pet section.  There, in a 2″ x 2″ box was the most beautiful dog I had ever laid eyes on. Read More