A Puppy at My Age?

By Ann Minnett

Many of our group will be writing about pets this month. I have featured dogs in each of my three novels because having a dog is a quality of life issue.



Meet Boone to the Bone, our new Aussie. Who wouldn’t love this face? We sure do, and it’s a good thing, too. In the 25 years since we last had a puppy, a woman can forget their lightning speed and curiosity, not to mention needle puppy teeth. My thin-skinned arms look like I’ve been in a knife fight.

He could live 15 years. We did the math. Holy cow! He will keep us moving throughout the rest of his and our lives.