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Happy Mother’s Day! Love, Fido

Happy Mother’s Day! Love, Fido

By Lisa Spector, Juilliard Graduate, Canine Music Expert and co-founder of Through a Dog’s Ear . Mother’s Day is not the easiest of holidays for me. I am childless by choice and have never been called “mom.” No human has ever said, “Happy Mother’s Day mom, I love you!” But, can we be mothers to children that we didn’t give birth to or adopt, and to species other than humans? I am the single provider for two dogs, Sanchez and Gina . But, I usually think of them as my companion animals, not my children. Even though others may see me as a dog-mom, with my children being of the furry sort. My 80-year-old mother is 3,000 miles away, and I am very grateful to have just spent some time visiting her. And, even though my dogs are not my children, I’ll be very grateful to spend Mother’s Day with them. Whether I take them to the beach , or they sit by my side at an outdoor cafe, they...

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