Pet Therapy Notes
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Pet Therapy Notes

Mourning The Dog I Never Had

I regret not adopting you

Photo by Honest Paws on Unsplash

My brother got a puppy yesterday, to whom I am a proud auntie. If I am being honest, I’m more elated with the new puppy than when my nephew was born. Maybe because I feel closer to Marc than my other brother, or perhaps because I like dogs more than people.

Marc waited 20 years to be in the right place in his life to take on this responsibility…




Personal essays on the pet-human relationship: The good, the hard, the beauty, the joy, the humor, the pain, moments in time — ALL OF IT.

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Elizabeth Eve

Elizabeth Eve

Forever a work in progress. Writing about pets, body image, self, and other reflections. Always written with vulnerability and authenticity.

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