Crow’s Feet
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Crow’s Feet

Are You Ever Too Old To Get a Dog?

I hope not!

In “Sit, Stay, Heal” Mel Miskimen writes about her 84-year-old father having to put his retriever to sleep. Her father had always owned a dog, but he announces that she should take the leftover dog food. Mel asks her father, “So, no puppy then?”

“No, I don’t think so,” he replies. “I can’t… Bending, it’s hard. I wouldn’t be able to give a dog what it



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Anne Emerick

Programmer by day. Author by night. As I put on running tights, I imagine I’m a superhero. Creator of and No-Work Spanish.