Are Black Dogs Unadoptable?

Rescue Shelters Perpetuate a False Belief that Dark-Coated Animals Are Unwanted

It’s easy to mistake Ozzie as ferocious. His teeth are jagged ivory. His fur is dark as night. But his eyes are the true windows into his soul. Warm, brown, they reveal a kindness that ultimately puts even the wariest houseguest or potential playmate at ease.

Ozzie’s my fourth black dog. Starting with a sweet Labrador mix in childhood, I have nurtured a love affair with dark-coated canines for decades. I’m not alone in this bias; Labrador retrievers are the most popular dog breed, according to the American Kennel Club, and …

I Loved My Wife, But I Wished She Would Die

Brittany Maynard’s Suicide Brought Me Back to the Last Week I Had With My Wife—a Week I’d Give Anything Not to Have Experienced

I occasionally flip my car radio to the right-wing AM station to get my blood pumping and to keep up on what people with a different worldview are thinking. When …