• Heartprints

    “Oakley”, Not Just Any Dog -The Things Our Dog Taught Us

      I never thought I would have a big dog, but when my oldest was in high school, his grandpa (my dad) offered to buy him a golden retriever, to hunt alongside him. I thought it would be a great opportunity for my son and honestly, “Oakley” was the cutest puppy ever! Both of my boys spent hours playing with her and throwing duck decoys to her. She was eager to please and a quick learner. However, as life happens, and children grow, the less time the boys had for her. Football season, games, and school schedules, all seemed to leave very little time for taking her hunting. Still, the…