There's no need to live like a dog
- Published: Wednesday, 24 June 2009 10:51
Fist published in the Herald, 2005.
Gemma means everything to me. I love her to bits.
She knows if I'm feeling rough or a bit ill. And I know that even if I shout at her, she'll still be there the next day. She gives me 100% love and I give her the same, " says Eric.
To the homeless man, the six year-old mongrel at his heel is more than a pet. And while trooping about the town at her master's side may be not bad as a dog's life goes, he worried about the toll homelessness would take on her health.