This article first appeared in The Positive Side, a publication of CATIE.
Une version française est disponible ici.
Interviews by RonniLyn Pustil
Mark Lipton, 43, Toronto, HIV+: 17 years
Dog: Bingo Falafel Lipton, 14
Breed: Rat terrier
Nicknames: Bingus, Bakalaka, Mr. Handsome.
What made you decide to get a pet?
I didn’t. My ex-boyfriend came home one day in 1998 and said: “I got you a present. This will save your life.” And he presented me with this crazy puppy he had resc