Tag Archives: Gold Labrador

The Great Dog Debate

It has been more than a year since our beloved Gold Lab, Luke, passed on.  We are ready for a new friend and member of our family.  We have been looking at dog rescue sites and breeder sites as well. … Continue reading

Posted in Animal Rescue, dog, Gold Labrador, Pets, Puppies | Tagged , , , , , | 21 Comments

So Broken

It was Mid-winter in Ottawa when I first laid eyes on Mannon (not her real name, of course). I was to be her attending resident for the next two months. We had divvied up the patients on the Adolescent Medicine … Continue reading

Posted in Anorexia Nervosa, Child, Doctors, Family, Family Members, Incest, Kids, Moral Issues, Parents, Pedofile, Sex, Sexual Abuse, Sexual Molestation, Siblings, Sisters | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

An Empty Leash

They were all gathered near the kitchen when I returned home from an errand on Saturday morning. We all looked at each other with knowing eyes. It was almost time. The appointment was made for 1145H. Luke was lying on … Continue reading

Posted in Death, dog, Gold Labrador, Kids, Letting Go, Pets, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Our Dog Luke

He came into our lives on a cool October afternoon almost 12 years ago. Louie had chosen him from the litter because he was the biggest and friendliest of the bunch. The minute we set eyes on him, we were … Continue reading

Posted in Aging, dog, Gold Labrador, Pets | Tagged , , , | 4 Comments