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By Paul Gregutt
The Times 

The Cookie Chronicles - Chapter 21-Where's your ball!

When Dogs Have Senior Moments


October 29, 2020

As every dog owner knows, we can learn as much or more from our fur brothers and sisters as they learn from us. It’s often noted how some of us actually come to physically resemble our dogs. But there are other ways in which dog and owner can mirror each other.

As Cookie reached a birthday milestone this summer – turning 10 in human years, which brought her right up against retirement age in dog years – it became clear to us that she is entering the same stage of life that we are in. She’s still fit and healthy, still clear-eyed and joyful, funny, and smart. And yet...

She sleeps a...

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