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Our Perfect Companions – have four legs and four hooves.

The bond between horse and human can be one of incredible strength and love. Ask anyone who is a pet guardian, a real animal lover, and they will tell you that they are not “pets,” they are family. Our furry loved ones are incredible companions who give us unconditional love and understanding. Clyde and me!… Continue reading Our Perfect Companions – have four legs and four hooves.

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LOST!

Please Help Me Find CODY the Cockatrice in The Land of Vikings and Trolls! Search here To purchase a plush Cody visit RA-Anderson on Etsy!

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The Land of Vikings and Trolls

What has happened in Iceland? Is Cody lost? Has he made new friends? Is he staying in Iceland forever or going back home with Brody, Bowen and Bryant? The Land of Vikings and Trolls by RA Anderson To purchase a Cody the Cockatrice PLUSH please visit me on Etsy!

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A dog dreams of sailing

My heart races and my tail nervously wags as I trot along the thing my humans call a dock. This always happens when it’s sunny, there is a nice breeze, and Mom is finished sitting in her office. She gathers a water bottle, hat, sunscreen, her Yeti waterproof pouch for her phone, and walks to… Continue reading A dog dreams of sailing

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The Masterpiece of Love

The Painted Dog Prompt 2/15/22 was a super fun writing challenge posted on the Stine Writing Blog! This is what I wrote: The clank of the heavy door echoed through the building, followed by several footsteps. My ears perked only halfway, my heart thumping, but not like the newbie in the next cell. “Keep it… Continue reading The Masterpiece of Love

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5 STAR Book Review

Once Upon the Rhine by RA Anderson Now that's a 5 STAR book review!

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Pup and the Purple Unicorn

Standing on the hard concrete, I stared in the appliance store window at the news on a television that had apparently been placed on sale today. A reporter standing outside the Dollar General, a store I knew so very well, was talking into the camera. I couldn’t hear what she was saying, but the store… Continue reading Pup and the Purple Unicorn

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If Pets Could Talk …

Who said they can’t talk? Annie is my father’s service dog and she goes everywhere with him. The special bond that has grown between heart patient and service dog in the past several years is unbelievable. He has stumbled, fallen, and she cried out until someone came to help. He has had several heart arrhythmias,… Continue reading If Pets Could Talk …