A dog’s role in writer’s Christmas memories

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By Phil Junker

Santa’s sleigh has always been pulled by reindeer. Rudolph and his red nose came later.

Reindeer are found in the far North. That’s true. But it seems to me that a dog sled might have worked just as well, if not better. Dogs are said to be man’s best friend, and undoubtedly are easier to train and more dependable than reindeer.

And as far as the flying bit, my dogs always have been able to fly off the couch after a dog treat, or sail to the door if a squirrel approaches the deck.

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