Daley was a super gardening helper—he was always the first to volunteer to taste the fruits and vegetables and if you needed a hole to be dug, well, he was your dog! Daley was also an excellent design consultant, offering his opinion (by way of sniffs) on what should go together when I potted flowers and succulents.
The Grey Muzzle Organization has partnered with author Harold Creel to help address a casualty of the economic downturn: old dogs that are being separated from their owners who can no longer afford their food and medical care.
This article first appeared in The Bark, Issue 53, Mar/Apr 2009, published as Old Dog Haven. It is an interview with Judith Piper of OldDog Haven, one of the organizations we support, with a quote from Grey Muzzle.