While one of Sharon’s initial goals for Grouchy Puppy was “to change tired, antiquated beliefs” about adult large-breed dogs, she has increasingly focused on senior dogs. “Life with my old dog is rich, complex, and oh so worth it,” Sharon wrote in an homage to Cleo. 
Sharon has shown that precisely at the age when dogs, like humans, are at risk of becoming ‘forgotten’ family members, they can be the most interesting and have the most to teach.
Read the in-depth interview by Grey Muzzle Foundation

While one of Sharon’s initial goals for Grouchy Puppy was “to change tired, antiquated beliefs” about adult large-breed dogs, she has increasingly focused on senior dogs. “Life with my old dog is rich, complex, and oh so worth it,” Sharon wrote in an homage to Cleo.

Sharon has shown that precisely at the age when dogs, like humans, are at risk of becoming ‘forgotten’ family members, they can be the most interesting and have the most to teach.

Read the in-depth interview by Grey Muzzle Foundation

Why love a senior dog? You can’t make an old friend.

Why love a senior dog? You can’t make an old friend.

Grouchy Puppy sighting!

Grouchy Puppy sighting!

It’s National Dog Day! Life is better with a dog. Visit your local humane society or shelter. We did!

It’s National Dog Day! Life is better with a dog. Visit your local humane society or shelter. We did!

I am truly grateful for appreciating love - for knowing that it exists. - Maya Angelou

I am truly grateful for appreciating love - for knowing that it exists. - Maya Angelou


Don’t blow at me again

Don’t blow at me again

It’s hard to ever forget our big dog is at our feet.

It’s hard to ever forget our big dog is at our feet.

Dogs who use toys as pillows.           #flashbackfriday #grouchypuppy

Dogs who use toys as pillows. #flashbackfriday #grouchypuppy

HRH awaits #ilovemydog #grouchypuppy

HRH awaits #ilovemydog #grouchypuppy

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Yes we’re throwing an online party for our dog #grouchypuppy

Yes we’re throwing an online party for our dog #grouchypuppy

Let go and love a senior dog

Let go and love a senior dog

Dogs will never forget how you made them feel

Dogs will never forget how you made them feel

Let’s celebrate the dogs we love! Send us your fave dog photo for a possible feature across GrouchyPuppy. To enter Follow @grouchypuppy & hashtag #influencepositively

Let’s celebrate the dogs we love! Send us your fave dog photo for a possible feature across GrouchyPuppy. To enter Follow @grouchypuppy & hashtag #influencepositively

Daily dose of Cleo..

Daily dose of Cleo..