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A word about dogs and leashes

By On May 10, 2017

The other day we were walking our three dogs and pushing our 5-month-old in a stroller around our neighborhood when a jogger stopped us. “Have I talked to you before?” she asked.… Read More


My greatest fear

By On May 4, 2017

Yesterday, as I was trying to leash Sunny, she yelped. I thought, at first, I had accidentally pinched her skin with the leash clasp. But, when I tried it again, she cried… Read More


When your dog is sick

By On February 16, 2016

I often wonder what my dogs would say if they could talk. And usually, I’m glad they don’t. I don’t know if I could tolerate hearing Indy nag me all day for… Read More


It’s the year of #OpaeInTraining

By On October 12, 2015

Yesterday was the annual Pet Walk, a fundraiser for the Hawaiian Humane Society. And it was another year that my dogs stayed home. It’s not that we don’t support the nonprofit’s efforts.… Read More


Sunny and the vet bill

By On June 29, 2015

Anyone with pets will understand this. There is nothing more frustrating than a sick animal. They can’t effectively communicate with you what’s going on, how they’re feeling, or what they just licked.… Read More