From Patrick McDonnell:
- Carbon County vet ‘furious’ after claiming local animal shelter was underfeeding dogs
- The world’s oldest known dog dies at age 31
- Amazon’s #1 Best-Selling ChuckIt! Dog Toy Is 62% Off – SheKnows
- Elmhurst Park District names new dog park Canine Corner
- This golden retriever is nursing 3 African painted dog pups at a zoo because their own mother wouldn’t care for them
On November 1st, the Guard Dog story began running in newspapers and on MUTTS.com. And, today, this part of Guard Dog’s journey comes to a happy ending and new beginning…
…Telling a tale like this in a daily comic strip is a different reading experience. Media today trains us for immediate satisfaction for our dwindling attention spans. Telling a longer story with only three panels every 24 hours for seven weeks adds a lot of tension and, I’ve learned, anxiousness. I appreciated your patience and faith…
Read Patrick’s full letter to readers here where Patrick appreciates the amazing hug this story received from readers, tells why he had to do this story, reveals the origin of Guard Dog’s new name “Sparky” which most of us here had guessed, and more about the feel good story of the year (scroll down to read The Guard Dog Story).
P.S.: Patrick has a joyful post script to his letter.