“Stella can fix her own leash if it gets tangled.
She knows how to spin on command and she can jump and catch a ball on a fly.
When she was very little and we brought her home, I had just started a new job and was gone half the day.
It took a toll on my relationship with my boyfriend, who had never owned a pet before, and wasn’t sure he wanted a dog, let alone a puppy, but was supporting my decision and desire.
All of a sudden he became Stella’s major care giver and it wasn’t a job he was used to.
I changed some things around in my schedule and took on more responsibility.
Over time, Stella won over boyfriend’s heart.”