Category Archives: Let’s Paws: I break for critters

Let’s Paws: My dog won’t let me watch Westminster

The Westminster dog show has been pre-empted on my TV. Not by my cable company. By my dog, Tupelo. He’s pretty mellow for a beagle/Jack Russell mix, which is what we think he is — a ¬†generally high-strung combination. As … Continue reading

Posted in Let's Paws: I break for critters | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Let’s Paws: Sneak peek at special stars of ‘Puppy Bowl’ 2017

Can’t wait for Puppy Bowl 2017, especially after a sneak peak at some special stars with special needs.  

Posted in Let's Paws: I break for critters | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Let’s Paws: Happy to be a Blind Dog’s Seeing-Eye Dog

My latest trip was to take what might be my last journey with one of my favorite beings — my blind nephew Chaos, a 12-year-old Labrador Retriever. I volunteered to dog-sit, which meant flying down to my sister’s in Charlotte, … Continue reading

Posted in Let's Paws: I break for critters | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Let’s Paws: TSA Dogs Looking for a Few Good Homes

So the TSA is looking for a few good homes for a few good dogs who flunked basic training. Would that we could. Honestly, we’re far from being over the loss of our beloved Ginger. Even if we were ready, … Continue reading

Posted in Let's Paws: I break for critters | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Let’s Paws: Who shall rest this Yom Kippur? My dog

I’m not religious in the least; Hebrew School dropout and all that. But I felt an overwhelming need to run to synagogue this Yom Kippur, that part of the Jewish New Year where it’s OK to take an entire day … Continue reading

Posted in Let's Paws: I break for critters | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Let’s Paws: Saying goodbye to my ancient dachshund on Yom Kippur

After days of deliberations about something we knew¬†in our bones was the right thing to do, we euthanized our Old Girl Baby, Ginger, at the start of Yom Kippur. I’ve been overwhelmed every time I sit down to write about … Continue reading

Posted in Let's Paws: I break for critters | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Let’s Paws: Pilot probably saved one lucky dog

A pilot is credited with saving the life of a French bulldog on an Air Canada flight from Israel to Canada. Which begs the question: What was Simba, a 7-year-old bulldog doing in the cargo hold to begin with? This … Continue reading

Posted in Let's Paws: I break for critters | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment