for Museum and Library Service Finalist

El diablo

Donna Lee Golderg
Wednesday, May 31, 2023

Magenta is a gentle dog. Because she’s a fierce barker, Ilan nicknamed her El Diablo. On a recent walk, Magenta and Leah met him and Isabella and their dogs Ziti and Dahlia. Ilan was nervous; he didn't believe Magenta would play with their two dachshunds. Surprise! The doggy trio sniffed, played and walked together. “Amazing,” Ilan announced. ”Magenta needs a new nickname. She's no longer El Diablo. She is now Cachorrita, little puppy.”

note: cachorrita is Spanish feminine for puppy.