Monday, November 09, 2009

Coffee with a canine: Bobbie Pyron & Boo, Teddy, and Sherlock

Today's featured quartet at Coffee with a Canine: Bobbie Pyron, Boo, Teddy, and Sherlock. Boo is a wild child, Teddy and Sherlock are Shetland Sheepdogs.

Pyron, on how they were all united:
We adopted Boo in October of 2002 from a shelter. She was a very skinny, wild-looking unclaimed stray. When our vet first met her he said, “Looks like you have a coy-dog.” His best guess was she’s a border collie/blue healer/coyote mix. Six months later, we adopted Teddy from Sheltie Rescue of Utah. I desperately wanted a Sheltie and Boo needed a friend. Then, last September, I realized that my “puppies” were getting older. Teddy is almost 11 and Boo is probably nine. In a fit of panic, I adopted Sherlock from Sheltie Rescue of Utah. Little Sherlock had spent the first three years of his life living in a tiny cage at a puppy mill. Now, every day is an exciting adventure for...[read on]
Bobbie Pyron, who holds degree in Psychology and Anthropology and a Masters Degree in Library Science, is a part-time librarian in the Salt Lake County Library system.

She’s been a library director, a school librarian, a bookstore manager, an Outward Bound instructor, a professional singer and a professional dog trainer, as well as a life guard and gladiola harvester.

Pyron lives in Park City, Utah.

Her debut YA novel, The Ring, is available this month.

Learn more about The Ring and its author at Bobbie Pyron's website and blog.

Writers Read: Bobbie Pyron.

Read--Coffee with a Canine: Bobbie Pyron, Boo, Teddy, and Sherlock.

--Marshal Zeringue