Tag Archive for encounter

Roadside Encounters: Butch

Name: Butch Age: 15 Breed: Pug Encountered: Winston-Salem, N.C. Backstory: Not long after moving into our new place, Ace and I ran into Butch, who lives around the corner. He’s mostly blind, and mostly deaf, according to his owner, Martha.…

Roadside Encounters: Sarah

Name: Sarah Breed: Pit bull Age: 7 Encountered: In a parking lot in Cave Creek, Arizona, where her owner sells cowboy hats at a roadside stand. Backstory: Everyday, Michael Chazan, of Phoenix, sets up his tables on a dusty parking…

Roadside Encounter: Sugar

Name: Sugar Breed: Corgi-golden retriever mix Encountered: Two rooms down from mine at a Motel 6 in Tucson. Backstory: Sugar and her human had one more day at a Motel 6 before catching flights home to Edmonton, Alberta. They’d come…

Roadside Encounters: Jake

Name: Jake Breed: Golden retriever Age: 2 Encountered: Sitting in the back of a pickup truck, outside the Paradise Cafe in Port Orford, Oregon. Backstory: We spotted Jake, patiently waiting in the rain for his master, when we pulled in for…