Tail Wags!

When I decided to document my first 18 months of living with Ray (resulting in “Who Said I was up for Adoption?”), it soon became obvious how Ray’s perspective on things would be very different from my own.

Ray was a very challenging dog**, and was an instant education for me in all things canine. Trying to understand almost 80lbs of rescued German Shepherd/Rottweiler with an attitude, produced sufficient material that each chapter in “Who Said I was up for Adoption?” was split into two parts … my perspective on the events, followed by how I envisaged Ray would see them. Continue reading

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Dog adopts Human!

Below is an excerpt from my book about Ray “Who Said I was up for Adoption?”

Context: I was outside our Humane Society, and  in a squat position with my back against a fence, when Ray started walking directly towards me, and somewhat menacingly. He was clearly on a mission! Continue reading

March 15 2013!

On this day in 2013, we took Ray home with us. As many of you know, he was very different from the dog that I envisaged having as my first dog! In fact the only criteria he met was that he was a “good size dog”! It is all now history, but the question often comes up “Did you adopt Ray, or did he adopt you?” Continue reading