Stories & Lit

Musings on the world's oldest friendship in personal essays, memoirs, fiction, classics and, of course, humor.

old dog
A call for improving our etiquette with older dogs.
Stephen Kuusisto / Syracuse University Photo by Steve Sartori
About his first guide dog and how she changed this blind poet’s life.
A boy slowly welcomes a new dog into his life.
when you are in between dogs
Dogs shape our lives, so what do we do when they’re gone?
Photograph by Traer Scott
A vacation in Mexico opens doors, and hearts, to a stray dog.
Same breed, different dog, new challenge.
A valentine from the heart.
Becoming a dog owner helped me dispel internalized myths about black people and dogs.
A troubled Greyhound finds her perfect match.
Book reviews of Do As I Do and Canine Play Behavior
Small Dogs Healing Ways
Eggs, Un-scrambled