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A Human in the Horde

Often, I think of Hooker’s Horde as the animals with whom I am blessed to share a home at that time. But, I think that as the human or the hu-mom, my role is bigger. I am a part of … Continue reading

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The Older the Violin, The Sweeter the Music

Adopting Seniors 17 March 2014   “The older the violin, the sweeter the music.” — Captain Augustus McCrae     In 2012, the first senior to make himself at home in the Hooker Horde arrived.  Sunny was an all black … Continue reading

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Why It’s Easy to Fall in Love with a Senior Dog

In the book, Paws & Effect, the author, Sharon Sakson, refers to Temple Grandin’s work.  Grandin explained that, in the domestication of dogs, human mothers would have taken in orphaned or sick puppies to care for them.   Apparently, we … Continue reading

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