Sally Joins the Family

It’s been more than a decade since I have had a dog in the house.  In that time, my wife and I got married and had two great girls (age 7 and 2), and though we have talked about getting a dog, my wife, who grew up with a cat, was hesitant.  To make matters more challenging, my seven year old, Elena, began to exhibit some nervousness around larger dogs when she was four years old (so much for my desire for a Great Dane).  Luckily, from the moment my two year old could walk she exhibited absolute love and fearlessness around all dogs.  Continue reading…