A Pair of Black Greyhounds -- Tales and Tails

Hidden Talents

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This weekend, the girls and I found ourselves left to our own devices again as the boys went off to search yet again.   Saturday dawned like a spring day, which is hard to come by in January, and I was determined not to waste it.  I got some cleaning done, but the girls and […]

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Search And Rescue Saturday — The Search Goes On

by Mr. Taleteller on

A few months ago we introduced the fine readers of this blog to our latest K-9 Candidate, Newton.  Well, after many tries the decision was made to scratch Newton.  The search goes on. His handler has plans to continue with Newton at home teaching him tricks and a few other things.  Newton just might be […]

The Pink Party -- Tales and Tails

A History Of First Dogs

by Houndstooth on

Regardless of how you feel about the incoming President of the United States today, here in the United States we are preparing for a change in our country’s leadership.  Even though people have had varying opinions about our different leaders through the years, one thing that people have often looked forward to is the incoming […]

Focused On You -- Tales and Tails

Afternoon Delight

by Houndstooth on

It had to happen sooner or later.  I have enjoyed three weeks off from work, but all good vacations must come to an end.  Or so they tell me. Normally, I spend my breaks from work having small adventures with the dogs.  The break after Christmas is a lot busier for us socially, though, and […]

Self Service -- Tales and Tails

Dogged Determination

by Houndstooth on

If you’ve read the blog for very long, you know that there’s one thing guaranteed to get Flattery worked into a tizzy, and that is food.  She feels the need to sound the alarm two hours before meal time, again an hour before, forty five minutes before and then in increasing time increments until we […]

Needle Nose -- Tales and Tails

A Nose Out Of Joint

by Houndstooth on

I mentioned earlier that I decided to use Flattery this year as my project dog for my 52 Weeks project.  I’ve used Bunny as my main model for years, but it was time for Flattery to have a turn for a variety of reasons.  It’s not that Bunny couldn’t do it again, and I definitely […]