A Sample Piper Tales: “So, What Happens Now?”

Last week we left Piper with Bill, a rising 8th grader at Whitman Academy in Sandy Clay, SC, and Bill’s paralyzed father, Sanford, whose health appears to be failing. Every day since her husband’s return home from the hospital after the accident that paralyzed him from the waist down, Lynn Shellet faced problems most people never even consider when they     read more

A Sample Piper Tale: “Rising 8th Graders”

Last week (before the ice storm that shut us in and the Valentine’s Day earthquake that shook us up) Piper was rescued from a storage shed where he had been locked up by members of Dillon Doskey’s gang. Piper was immediately recognized by Dr. Bagton when farmer Fletcher’s farm hand, Alfredo, carried him, nearly unconscious, into his veterinary clinic. Shortly     read more

Piper’s Latest Adventure

The Kindness of a Stranger Last week, as Piper lay helplessly trapped in a tool shed weak from hunger and thirst, he heard the sound of an approaching tractor and someone’s footfalls nearby. When, for one reason or another, every long-distance attempt at managing his aging mother’s property and healthcare had failed, Alfredo Ramirez made the decision to move to     read more

No Little Thing

Next week we will resume the exciting adventures of the Piper Tales. This week Piper and I want to share something with you we hope will serve as a reminder for you to remember and be thankful for the gift of pets and all God’s creatures during this season of Thanksgiving. Not many people know Piper and I share my     read more

Thunder and Fireworks!

Does your dog shake, pace, drool and try to hide when he hears fireworks? Piper stays fairly calm during thunderstorms and fireworks but is not crazy about them. He prefers being in his kennel with a blanket over it when things get loud. Other dogs that are downright terrified of fireworks may have anxiety attacks and have even been known     read more