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A Pit Bull, A Christian, and a Lesbian Walk Into a Bar

What would happen if a Pit Bull, a Christian, and a lesbian walked into a bar? It sort of sounds like the set up for an off-color joke and it’s pretty much what it felt like when this tweet crossed my feed: “This has been an historic and momentous amount of work involved, started for 1 little disabled girl's dog.” In that moment, I wasn’t labeled, the Pit Bull wasn’t … [Read more...]

Dog Mom Confesses Thanksgiving Fiasco

Thanksgiving is a holiday, so our Puppy Relations Manager, Dexter, took the day off, and relinquishes control of the blog over to me.  As a candidate for the show, Worst Cooks in America on the Food Network, imagine my glee when my spouse asked me if I would like to cook Thanksgiving dinner. Well, I am here to confess my Thanksgiving fiasco. Disclaimer: I am not a … [Read more...]

The Bigot at the Dog Park

Why can’t some people just let other people who are minding their own business alone?  How many bigots does it take to screw in a light bulb? None: They don't see the light; they live in darkness. This is vent day but I am sure that this has happened to other folks who read the blog. I stopped going to dog parks years ago for a variety of reasons. I know there are dog … [Read more...]

Why Do People Get Pissed at Dog Moms?

Dogs are the new kids: Trite for some, but true for me. There are people who just don't get it. Recently, while at the park with my dog, I told him "go see Mommy" and pointed at my spouse. This is something millions of people around the world do everyday, right? Refer to themselves as mommy, mom, or any number of similar references.  Dog moms (and dads) have arrived. When … [Read more...]

Dog Mom Weds Love of Her Life

1,049. There are exactly 1,049 reasons why I was legally married on June 12, 2014. After living with, loving with, and growing a life with my significant other since June 12, 1993, our bond of love was sealed in the eyes of the law last week, as this dog mom wed the love of her life. I recall reading one of the very first published books on gay marriage, the aptly titled, … [Read more...]

My Dog Has Two Mommies: Diary of an Outed Woman

My dog has two mommies. My dog has two mommies. My dog has two mommies. Woo Hoo three times a charm. It took me 20 years to write that and 20 years to actually let people know that any dog I have ever had as an adult has had two mommies. I will turn 45 years young on Christmas Day and I recently did more than come out of the closet: I busted out of the closet and left … [Read more...]