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Sharon
San Francisco
GrouchyPuppy® Founder and Publisher
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This holiday season has been rough because the loss of my sweet old dog is still fresh. We have delayed putting up any decorations that remind us of her, and we skipped putting up stockings all together because I can't... Continue reading
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What an adorable little spaniel and adoptable senior dog. You'll be humming Elvis Presley's song, "Stuck on You" before you know it after you meet little Elmer here. He is a sweet and mellow dog that is ready to spend... Continue reading
Rhonda I couldn't agree more! Being a caring guardian for the dogs we love trumps it all.
That's great news! I'm glad you're blogging too. Dog lovers are a fun bunch to be around. Happy Holidays to you and Haley!
I agree Elaine. Cleo and I communicated as much with body language as any spoken words. Thanks for taking the time to stop by and comment!
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My dog never gave me the "head tilt" like Lassie, Benji or even Rin Tin Tin might have on television, but she sure gave me an expression that said she was hip to my words. By the time we'd been... Continue reading
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We are a pack of dog lovers influenced by the dogs we love to be better people. This week our Grouchy Puppy morning question on Facebook asked, "#ThankfulThursday We appreciate all the new dog loving friends we've made in 2014... Continue reading
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How do you make your heart feel three sizes too big? Experience the trust and love of Fanny, this week's sweet adoptable senior dog. Sweet, soft Fanny has a kind soul. She looks forward to being adopted by a gentle... Continue reading
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When you experience the love, devotion and joy having an older dog in your life, it's as if you've glimpsed heaven on earth. I will always remember my dog Cleo and how she made me feel as she became a... Continue reading
You are so right. I'm learning the journey and experience is oh so worth it. Thank you so much for stopping by to comment!
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One neighborhood found a way to make dog walks in the city even better... Don't miss out on anything, get the Grouchy Puppy blog delivered by email. Sign up here! Related articles Adoptable Senior Dog of the Week: Olivia How... Continue reading
Teddy is still much more polite than Cleo...we're a sucker for all puppy faces
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Who needs mistletoe when you can get senior dog kisses from the sweetest adoptable miniature poodle? It’ll be love at first sight with Olivia! She’s an absolute doll to be around. Olivia loves to meet new people and gets along... Continue reading
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This Thanksgiving I’m thankful for my dog Cleo. We raised a glass to her at dinner. We spoke of her many exploits in tribute to her wonderful life as our sweet girl. Her country cousins Bruin and Teddy did their best to slobber and snuggle away any sad tears we... Continue reading
Reblogged Nov 30, 2014 at Cleo's Blog | My Senior Rescue Dog Life
I'm with you! We see only senior dogs in our future too. Thanks for stopping by this holiday weekend to comment Sobaka!
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Including our senior dog Cleo into our family holiday traditions was fun but it always included food. In no uncertain terms she told us no amount of dog treats or the coveted chicken liver would get her to wear a... Continue reading
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As the need for more therapy dogs across Japan increases, the Japan Animal Therapy Association is actively fundraising this winter. The Japan Times reports that in response to the increasing demand worldwide for dogs as therapy companions for elderly people... Continue reading
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As a way to honoring our senior dog's positive influence over us, we'll be sharing on Grouchy Puppy beautiful images and stories involving the relationship between people and their older dogs, from Project Unconditional. Read this story about a wonderful... Continue reading
Cleo gave as good as she got, we were the lucky ones! Happy Thanksgiving to you and your whole family!
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Happy Thanksgiving to all the dog lovers out there! Today I give thanks for you, the reader, commenter, follower and friend. If you know anything, I expect you already know how thankful I am for my beloved old dog Cleo,... Continue reading
I love your perspective Pamela! Thank you for taking the time to share! Happy Thanksgiving to you and yours, and sweet Honey too. I can still feel her soft head from our brief encounter.
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How do you define family? This local street scene and the big old dog getting lots of love from papa warmed our heart. Don't miss out on anything, get the Grouchy Puppy blog delivered by email. Sign up here! Related... Continue reading
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Passing by adorable dogs waiting patiently, and sometimes not so patiently, for their people makes walks in the city perfect. I love seeing their expectant faces, and I'll admit to hoping I can get them to glance my way or... Continue reading
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This Thanksgiving I’m thankful for my dog Cleo. Yes, you may have read she passed away surrounded by salmon treats and love in late September, but I’m still so very thankful for her presence. You see, she is still with... Continue reading
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This year I lost my sweet old dog Cleo. She was my first adopted dog. I say first because our experience of having her as a member of our family was so completely life changing, odds are we'll be adopting... Continue reading