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Pet Diaries: The Bernese Dog That Taught Me to Connect with My Community

by John Grady

April 26, 2013

John with Abby at the Schwab Rehabilitation Center in Chicago

John Grady and Abby at 4th St. Firehouse, NYC - Engine 33/Ladder9

Abby’s presence and being, her rules and work ethic, were not convoluted with a lot of language. There was no red tape blah, blah, blah. The rules were simple. Just be. Her ability to simply be present is what helped her start the healing.

Written in memory of Abby. Photos courtesy of John Grady.

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Pet Diaries: The Bernese Dog That Taught Me to Connect with My Community