I’ve tried to write about this several times, and it never comes out quite right. Do the words to describe what’s closest to your heart ever come out right?
I can’t let October pass without calling your attention to the fact that it is Adopt-a-Shelter-Dog Month. Now, I’m not someone who is opposed to individuals buying their dogs from a REPUTABLE breeder, but I will say this: adoption has been an absolute blessing to our family.
Owning a dog, however, is a lot of work and not something to be taken lightly. I think there are a lot of people who don’t understand that, hence the number of animals in the shelters. But when you dedicate yourself to your pet, you will find the most understanding friend – someone who knows you better than you know yourself, someone who sees the best in you.
If you’re ready for that level of commitment, I highly recommend checking out your local shelter (or clicking on one of the links at the top of my page). Your best friend might just be waiting for you there! I know mine was…