Life with Rufus: On Being a Seeing Eye-Human

Meet my newest companion, Rufus. Rufus is a six-year-old purebred Basset Hound who weighs just a little over 60 pounds, and is about 3 feet long from the top of his head to the base of his tail. Rufus is also blind, having lost his sight to glaucoma a couple of years ago. I adopted … Continue reading Life with Rufus: On Being a Seeing Eye-Human


Accidental rescue

Over the last several months I've acquired several connections on Facebook who are seriously involved in animal rescue. I'm always saddened at how people can treat defenseless animals. Personally, I've lived with several dogs in my life and each of them has brought me overwhelming joy. Last month I was struck by a post on … Continue reading Accidental rescue