We are using the phrase and the time, “the Dog Days of Summer” as an excuse to write about one of our favorite subjects, our animal friends.
You can learn a lot from a pet: loyalty, love, living in the moment; the joy of just being alive. Then there is the simple truth that we individually and as a species are not the center of the universe. We share this place with other beings. We are, in a word, connected. There are those of us who are isolated from others. Health issues can virtually confine folks to their own domiciles; or friends or family have passed, live far away or just simply never visit or call. A connection with another soul-human or otherwise can literally be a lifesaver. Those who adopt pets have a phrase for it: “who rescued who?” See the complete story in our new issue–now on newsstands exclusively in Boulder City