Joan Merriam: The older dog

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Joan Merriam: The older dog

Many of us who've passed the half-century mark aren't crazy about getting older…yet it's a fact of life we can't dismiss with a wave of a magic wand. We feel the same way about our dogs: we recognize that sweet "sugar face," the slightly grizzled, gray muzzle that signals our beloved dog is no longer a puppy…but we'd rather not admit that reality.