From Coffee With a Canine by Marshall Zeringue
My husband and I were looking for a female yellow lab to adopt, preferably one year old or younger (Maggie had been a black lab and I wanted to make sure I didn't make comparisons by getting another black lab). We had just lost Chloe (the 11-year-old Golden retriever we adopted a year after Maggie died) a couple of months earlier. We plugged our criteria into The Denver Dumb Friends League website, and it linked to the Denver Municipal Animal Shelter and, lo and behold, there was Maddie’s precious black face, and it really called to me. She was ... Read more at Marshall Zeringue's Coffee With a Canine or Campaign for the American Reader.
Author of MAGGIE the dog who changed my life
DWAA 2008 Merial Human-Animal Bond Award Finalist