An Open Letter To My Dog

My blogger pal Christine’s funny & poignant ode to her new dog, Ace. SO sweet.

I'm Sick and So Are You

Dear Ace,

Ever since I was a young child and I saw your breed, the Pembroke Welsh Corgi, bounding around with Her Majesty The Queen, I knew I had to have one. Those stumpy legs. Ears of a fox. Goofy, yet royal grin. I never imagined one day I’d be lucky enough to have you. But the heart wants what it wants and I was determined to make it happen.

We waited until we had a nice big yard for you and we saved our pennies. So, so many pennies. We researched breeders for weeks and found the perfect one. She met our family. We visited her farm. We carefully discussed the temperaments of male vs. female corgis, our needs, the dog’s needs, the importance of understanding diet and exercise for our new pup. We even talked about coat color and snout length. We waited those months for you to be…

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