“I promise we won’t leave with a dog.”

The BeginningIt started out so innocent.

We made our coffee, our breakfast, and sat out on our patio. The weather was beautiful and life was settling into a easy, enjoyable pace.

We made plans to donate an IKEA bag full of sheets and pillows to the BCSPCA that afternoon.

We walked in. The familiar sounds of excitement and sadness from the animals could be heard from beyond the front desk.

“Let’s go into the back courtyard and see the dogs!”

“No. If we see the dogs, we’ll take one home.”

“I promise we won’t leave with a dog.”  Read More