A Good Old Boy

I’ve been thinking about this sweet pup lately. Hope this story makes you love him, too.

Cordelia's Mom, Still

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERASherman was the best dog ever!

You’ve all read about my dog, Cody, and most of you have read about Riggsie and Morgan.  Every one of them is/was special.

But Sherman was one of my first.

It was the early 1970s.  I was in my first marriage.  I had recently purchased a pure-bred Siberian Husky which I named Bandit, and since I worked all day, I thought getting her a playmate would be wise.  So I perused the paper and found an ad for mixed-breed puppies.  And that’s how I got Squeaker.  She was the runt of a litter of mixed hound/chihuahuas – a little brown ball of fur.

Bandit didn’t like Squeaker, and Bandit was much bigger.  So Squeaker found a new home with our elderly, lonely Uncle, who took her in and loved her.  But Squeaker was sneaky and got out of the house one night and apparently found…

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