I Adopted a Furry Piranha

“Get a puppy,” they said. “It’ll be fun,” they said.

I was mourning the loss of two ancient pugs in just over two years. This happened to be a not unexpected consequence of adopting ancient pugs in the first place. Feeling a bit tender in the heart area and acknowledging that my Boston Terrier was slowly creeping into the geriatric territory himself, I emailed Pugnation LA and asked if they could let me know when a younger dog came in. I immediately received a response of an adorable little fawn puppy who (I thought) would be just perfect. My husband said no. About a month later, I…

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Dakota Montgomery

Dakota Montgomery

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Crazy dog mom, mental health advocate, project manager and writer