My Rastafarian Doggy

I’m dreading this tale … I mean tail

Booda, my Rasta dog, on his morning walk. Photo by author.

My cockapoo, Booda, has a kinky tail to tell. 😎 Like most cocker spaniels and mixes, Booda’s tail was “docked,” or cut back to about 2 inches in length, when he was just a few days old.

According to the American Spaniel Club, cocker spaniels are hunting dogs and have been for more than 100 years.



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Roshana Ariel

Roshana Ariel


I write about how to live life well even when it’s crazy or difficult. I’ve had lots of practice! As an editor, I love to rewrite my life to make it beautiful.