Category Archives: Tribute

Rest in Peace, Dr. Sophia Yin

I cannot add anything to what has already been said so eloquently of the tragic, untimely passing of veterinary behaviorist Dr. Sophia Yin. In her honor I am posting two of her helpful handling videos and linking to Steve Dale’s tribute … Continue reading

Share Button
Posted in Tribute | 7 Comments

It Would Have Been 11 Years

I got my dear little Cricket from rescue on December 29, 2002, at around age 6 or 7. She left this world on May 31, 2013. We had 10 1/2 years together, for which I am forever grateful. I miss … Continue reading

Share Button
Posted in Old dogs, Retrospective, Tribute | Tagged , | 13 Comments

She’s Gone

Head’s up: frank talk of euthanasia and some raw language. Cricket died on May 31 and I am not OK with that. Elizabeth Kubler Ross’ stages of grief are: denial, anger, bargaining, depression, and acceptance. I guess “nauseated, furious rejection” … Continue reading

Share Button
Posted in Tribute | Tagged , , , , | 108 Comments

10 Years with Cricket

Happy Gotcha Day! On December 29, 2002, 10 years ago today, I drove 100 miles east to meet Cricket’s foster family from RatBone Rescues at a McDonald’s parking lot. She was the most beautiful little rat terrier I had ever … Continue reading

Share Button
Posted in Milestone, Old dogs, Tribute | Tagged , , , | 14 Comments

Remembering Pride

One of the great dogs of the world left us all too soon on November 2, 2012. I never met him in real life, but feel like I knew him well through my dear friend and his person, Marge Rogers. … Continue reading

Share Button
Posted in Tribute | Tagged , , | 15 Comments