Skip to content

Posts tagged ‘Skeeter’

20
Aug

Skeeter: 2003-2021

My sweet dog, Skeeter passed away this week. He was 18 years old and I was the lucky one who spent the last 6 years of his life with him.

In the Spring of 2015, I was running on a dirt road in central Iowa when a spry lean dog that looked like a Jack Russell ran out of a distant barn and followed me home. He seemed a bit detached but intent on hanging out with me so I gave him a bath (he was filthy), fed him, and then drove him back to the barn he came from. This back and forth went on for a few weeks.  I would go out for a run and Skeeter would appear and follow me home where we would hang out.  How he always heard me running down that dirt road I’ll never know. Read more »