Joy of Dog

I love this quote –although in my mind it isn’t a hillside but a walk on the beach.

“Dogs are our link to paradise. They don’t know evil or jealousy or discontent. To sit with a dog on a hillside on a glorious afternoon is to be back in Eden, where doing nothing was not boring – it was peace”.

— Milan Kundera

Therapy dog works in Ohio funeral home

This is very sweet and makes a lot of sense. I’m sure Wilson is offering a lot of comfort and love to people during this sad time in their lives.

Jan 25, 2011: A funeral home in Chillicothe, Ohio, is taking a unique approach to comfort family members who have recently lost a loved one. The Fawcett, Oliver, Glass and Palmer Funeral Home has enlisted the help of Wilson, a therapy dog who is on hand to assist grieving family members, according to the Zanesville Times Recorder.

Check out Lucas, former Michael Vick dog

There is a wonderful update on the Bestfriends Animal Society website (  featuring former Michael Vick dog Lucas. 

The conditions for Lucas going to Bestfriends were that he would not be eligible for adoption and would live his life at Bestfriends.

He has many friends now, both dog and human at the sanctuary.  He is so friendly with people, that he spends a couple of days a week helping out in the office.  And he loves to go for rides in the golf cart.

It’s a wonderful article on a dog who was given a chance.  Check it out!