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Anecdote | Pet ownership

The Adventures of Chocolate Chips

The rocky road of taming our pup

Photo by Alora Griffiths on Unsplash

It was time. The shelter “Wayside Waifs” would have a presence at The Home Show this year, displaying dogs needing homes, and we were GOING. We packed up the kids with a heightened sense of anticipation. I had never been without a dog, and although I’d needed the space of time I’d taken…

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Exploring animal welfare, animal care, and the human-animal bond.

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Donna Lynn

Donna Lynn

I’m Donna — mom of three grown children and grandma to 4. I’m a former kindergarten teacher and I love to write.

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