Stories of “Man’s Best Friend” are always full of joy, humor and even sadness. Stories WELL TOLD like “OLD FAITHFUL” by PETE THORNE is a real treat and well worth reading!
FIVE STARS in my book.
Old Faithful: Dogs of a Certain Age by Pete Thorne (Harper Design, $19.99, 144 pages)
Missy isn’t good with math and has no idea of what “senior” means, so she still often behaves like a puppy, running and playing, which makes us and her, happy, and even though playtime isn’t as long as it once was, she’s still up for it every day.
The picture that accompanies this text shows a sweet fifteen and a half-year-old miniature poodle with large bright eyes and a gray muzzle. What’s not to love? Puppies are cute and wiggly but if you want a real buddy, go for one with wisdom and character written across its face. Missy loves everyone, even cats.
Pete Thorne, a professional photographer, became fascinated with older doggies. His online post featuring one at his grandma’s birthday party touched many folks. Seventy-five of the many biographies sent to Thorne have…
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