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Montpelier, Vermont

The last and largest of the litter, a lovable goof Miriam named Moose, lives with Ruth Einstein and Bryan Pfeiffer in Montpelier, Vermont. His name is Odin, for the Norse god (who seems to be an all-purpose deity) and for Odonata because Bryan studies (among other wild things) dragonflies. But by any name, Odie is joy. Even though he does not live on a farm, Odin is a free-range pup with a half-acre yard and many miles of wooded trails out our back door, which he walks every day. When he’s not on the trail, lately Odin has been working on his canoeing, which is going quite well.

Odie in various states of napping
(and not getting full value from his puppy bed).