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Weaning Woes

She looks up at me, her eyes red rimmed and tear filled. I watch as one single tear slides up and over her eyelid and then down her cheek. Once one comes, they’ll keep coming, until her t-shirt is wet and her upper lip shiny with despair, until she folds into my arms sobbing, drenching…

Goodbye Little Dog

My dearest baby dog, A few moments ago, I pushed the back button and accidentally deleted one of the most heartfelt and tear inducing posts I’ve ever written, inspired by you. I deleted what felt like the perfect post to commemorate your life. In it, I thanked you for all of the ways you saved…

Inconclusive Sadness

I’m trying not to cry today, so I’ll keep this short.  My 11-year old Chihuahua mix, my first baby, my first real love, is sick.  He has an avocado sized growth in his abdomen, on or near his prostate.  An X-Ray, ultrasound, and needle aspiration later and they still don’t know for sure what type…