love thursday: lending a hand

A paw will work too.

Photo inspired by the story of Toby, a dog that saved his owner with the Heimlich.

Happy Love Thursday!


[tags]love thursday, helping hands, dogs, paws[/tags]

20 Beans of Wisdom to “love thursday: lending a hand”
  1. PastorMac's Ann

    Toby must have been some dog! I’d like to think that our dog Lucy would do what she could to save us in an emergency.

    Great photo! Happy LT.

  2. Bongga Mom

    Wow, thanks for sharing the link to the story with us! That’s some story. Great photo and happy Love Thursday.

  3. Tori

    I loved this story when I read it.
    Great photo. I actually took some close ups of my dog’s paws today.

  4. anna

    Wow, such pretty and clean nails. I’m impressed.

  5. Ninotchka

    Awww, what a great story. And such a sweet picture!

  6. 1lifelonglearner

    Thanks for the post. I’m a sucker for a dog picture. I have 2 boys (dogs), Phil and Spunky, and they are my kids.

  7. cheeky

    I’m feeling the love all the way over here. Love, love, loving that photo. Love to Luna balloona.

  8. Erin

    That’s a great story you linked to. And the picture is so sweet!

    By the way, I see you’re reading “The Secret History of the Pink Carnation”, is it good? I’ve almost bought it a couple times. I’m always on the hunt for a good book.

  9. Wendy

    What a sweet little paw and great story!

  10. goodthomas

    That sun, that lovely, lovely sun.

    Although I am not a huge dog fan (don’t read my dog story from Wednesday, please) I can still appreciate the love between dog and human. It is lovely.

  11. nyc/caribbean ragazza

    great story and cute photo.


    a cat person who appreciate dogs

  12. Tracie B.

    i just LOVE a good dog story 🙂

  13. meredith

    I’d read that story and was quite amazed. I love dogs and wish I could talk my husband into one!

  14. metalia

    So. Very. Cute. And that story is incredible.

  15. Madelyne

    Great pic. And amazing story. Not even sure I could do the Heimlich to save someone.

    Happy Easter

  16. Gil

    Great photo!! Happy Easter!

  17. Delina

    Happy Easter to you, P and Luna!

  18. Ola

    Hi! I just came across your site for the first time and decided to say hello!!! Your recipes sound yummy, I’ll surely visit to get some ideas for meals and read about your Italian life. Big hi from spring-filled Canadian West Coast!

  19. The Other Girl

    The Luna pictures make me insanely happy, even if it’s just her sweet little paw.

  20. Sara

    Hee — puppy paw! 🙂

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