Your dog is so smart

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Photo by Andy Dallos.

I’ve often heard people comment on my dog’s dazzling intellect.

Her name is Norma, and she sometimes seems perceptive, wise, intuitive, bright. She’s a little cockapoo with a big brain, and … and …

Tonight, my son Emmett had a fever, and vomited in bed. It was an ugly scene, and I quickly removed his nasty pajamas and rushed him to the shower. He washed off, then toweled off, then got dressed. When I returned to his room to get a new pair of PJs, Norma was atop his dirty sheet.

Eating his throw up.