"Ignatius L. Pup"
On July 31, 1998, I went out my front door and found a puppy with his leash tangled up in the wheels of our garbage can. We asked around, advertised that we had found a puppy, etc., etc. -- but no one claimed him. By then, we were too attached to him to part with him anyway. He became a member of our family.
In the Church calendar, July 31 is the Memorial day of Saint Ignatius Loyola, the founder of the Jesuit order -- so we named him "Ignatius Loyola." Here's what he looks like:
"Iggy the Wonder Dog"
We lost Iggy to bone cancer on July 13, 2009. He enriched our lives for eleven years and gave us all he had. He really was the sweetest dog ever.
This page last updated on July 24, 2009.