Paco Joins Weight Watchers

Are Paco and Splinter Twins?

Paco has always been a skinny dog. He has a build similar to that of a whippet. His long skinny legs and tall pointy ears seem at odds with the rest of his body. The first time my grandmother met Paco, she said, “My, oh my, he sure is a homely dog.” Others have compared him to Splinter from the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. Myself, I like to think of him as ‘unique’ looking.

Since returning to Canada after our UK book tour, Paco has become ‘one’ with my mother’s over-sized sofa. He even has to be coerced into coming for a walk.

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