Why You Should Be a Dog Person

Spoiler alert: It’s not just because dog people are cool

Photo by Patrick Hendry on Unsplash

Our family dog died the day before my 13th birthday. I was devasted.

After a childhood of happy friendship with a chocolate lab and a golden retriever, my high school, college, and early married days felt like a drought without a canine companion. I looked longingly at other people walking…