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Entries for May 2021

God blessed me by allowing me to share the lives of eight dogs during my five-plus decades of life. All of those dogs were with us from puppy to their natural deaths. Most died from old age. One died from a stroke. One from a flipped stomach, and two were euthanized when their cancer pain was too great for them to move. Those lives have shaped my character with their love and loyalty. The bonds with these dogs are so great that I still celebrate each of their birthdays and mourn the anniversaries of their deaths. March, April and May are tough months. Amber, our bear of an Alaskan malamute, died of cancer in April. We miss her chocolate eyes and mounds of “premium” fur.

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