Category Archives: Dogs we meet

Go, Billy, Go!

Shimmer and I were walking home when we heard what I thought was a bird in distress. A high-pitched “Pip, pip!” was coming from up a nearby hill, so we went to find out what was happening. The coyotes have … Continue reading

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Meet Bentley

Bentley was intent on stalking the gophers in the park and hadn’t seen Shimmer and I until we had almost passed. Once he did, he clowned and barked and raced about us as if he were a one dog circus. … Continue reading

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Meet Hannah

I first met Hannah when she was a puppy. She got quite sick and it looked pretty bad for the little girl for awhile. She then got better. Much, much better and was sent to obedience school. Because she’s so … Continue reading

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There’s always one

“You will be the asshole of the dog park.” I remember when I heard these words and I thought I’d never be that person. These were uttered by the guy teaching Joan and I how to take care of Shimmer. … Continue reading

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Meet Dukey

This is Dukey. His original name was Duke, but when his owner realized he wasn’t going to get much bigger, she changed his name. Shimmer is usually reserved around small dogs, or, sometimes, his tail starts wagging, his ears perk … Continue reading

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