Halloween is just a week away and I see lots of pics on Facebook of pets dressed up in costumes. They all look so cute. On occasion I would put a Red Sox hat on Nicholas. I have one pic on my web site of him with sunglasses looking cool. Willy tolerated hats and glasses, […]
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As the country debates our health care system it made me think about two friends who are struggling with the health care decisions of a different kind. This summer these friends had to cancel a lunch because they discovered a tumor in their 10 year old Golden’s mouth and they were too distraught to […]
Yesterday we went to a wedding in Malibu. It was a small intimate affair. We didn’t know many of the other guests. The view of the ocean was spectacular. We all talked about our favorite beaches along the coast. I mentioned the dog beach just to the north of the restaurant where the reception was taking place that […]
Palm Springs has had a new dog shelter for about two years now. The old one was built in the 60’s and it was long overdue. I had visited the old shelter once when I was asked to write a column for the local newspaper about a fundraising event for a new shelter. It broke […]
My life has been blessed with three amazing Golden Retrievers – Nicholas was my first, then Willy and now Morgan. They traveled everywhere with me and over the course of time we’ve experienced a whole array of situations from cuts on the paw pad and Lyme’s disease to a noisy hotel room that frightened Morgan. […]
I found this on the web and wanted to share it. I’ve been just as guilty about these risky behaviors as anyone else. I always left Nicholas outside of a business store front. He waited for me while I worked out at the gym. In fact, my friends would come by and say “we saw […]
Summertime is here and it’s time for getting out and away. When I moved to Palm Springs in 2003, where the temperature can get as high as 115 or worse during June, July and August, I promised my Golden Retriever companion, Willy, that we would escape the searing heat and head for Cape Cod or […]
There’s been a few heartbreaking stories in the news lately about humans attempting to rescue their dogs from turbulent ocean waves only to be swept away and drowned. Shortly after Thanksgiving a family and their dog were walking along a beach up in Eureka when a wave suddenly swept their dog out to sea. […]
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Dan Perdios is a PEN Grant award-winning freelance columnist and author. He has just finished writing Rescued by Goldens. A book about how his three Golden Retreivers - Nicholas, Willy, and Morgan, saved his life.
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