Words of Wisdom Concerning Canine Ownership

For all of her good qualities, Sidney has some major self-esteem issues.

While sitting at lunch this past week, we were talking about vet bills, dog’s shots, Kitty MRI’s.  I was explaining that our country Vet, The Parker Veterinary Clinic, was low cost and worth the drive.  I reported that we pay very little for our animals…In fact, my Yellow Lab was given to me.  She was free.

There was a pause in the room and Amanda stated the obvious:  “There’s no such thing as a free dog.

And with that, we returned to eating.  Silenced by this simple and painful truth.