Rescue Me

When You Adopt a Rescue Dog, Who Rescues Whom?

I walk my two rescue dogs out into the cool high desert. I climb a ridge that offers a view of the wide escarpment in the distance and the sandy sage-dotted valley in between. Then I remove their leashes and let them run and run. Birdie bounds with athletic grace, reveling in the joy of moving as fast as possible, up the steep…



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Wendy Cohan

Author of character-driven women's fiction, short stories, and essays about relationships. Her debut novel, The Renaissance Sisters, is expected in 2023.