Carolyn Holm

One Dog, Two Cats
Grand Ideas
InterSpecies Memos

Month: October, 2014

Trick or Treat

Dear Alpha Mom, We’ve come to one of those dreadful times again, when your people go nuts. Your Best Dog, Molly   Dearest Molly, My people? You mean humans? Love, Carolyn   Dear Alpha Mom, Yes of course I mean humans. Who else gets completely unhinged every year in October? You scared the daylights out […]

Anonymous Letters

To The Person For Whom It May Concern: The New Dog is INSANE. We are all in danger. Signed, Anonymous   To The Management: The New Beast is an abomination. Do you realize what you have done? Signed, Anonymous   To The Concerned Management: The New Dog MUST GO. Signed, Two Anonymous Victims   Dear […]

The Pack

Dear Alpha Mom, I don’t want our Pack to change. Your Best Dog, Molly   Dearest Molly, You are referring to the New Dog? I can’t wait to bring her home! We’ll have her in a week, after the rescue group gets her spayed. Love, Carolyn   Dear Alpha Mom, Everything will change here. I […]


Dear Mommy, What are those treats you like so much? Love, Mia   Dear Mia, Treats? Are you referring to my chocolates? Love, Carolyn   Dear Mommy, The little squares you unwrap and nibble on every evening. Love, Mia   Dear Mia, Those are dark chocolates. I’d rather you didn’t broadcast my treat habit to […]

Toujours Français

Bonjour Madame, Toujours you continue to insist that I am not French. But vraiment you are misinformed. Yes, I may have been discovered in Los Angeles, but I’m sure I had just arrived from France. Regards, M. Le Poufin   Dear Puffin, Probably not. You were eight weeks old, Honey, just a baby, with a dirty […]