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By Pam Burke 

View from the North 40: My dog, in his next life

 

December 13, 2019



It occurred to me this week that, as I have been watching my dog, Cooper, negotiate his way through his elder years, if Cooper were a human I would recognize him immediately.

As a dog, he looks exactly like his breeding, a gray Schnauzer and something-black-and-tan-ish cross, with a full beard, perky ears, wiry-haired legs and a pair of wild old-man eyebrows. At 45 pounds, the “something” in his lineage was obviously bigger than his 15-pound miniature Schnauzer mother.

An older woman once asked us his breeding and we said, “His mother was a miniature Schnauzer, but his dad, well …...



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