Watching Shark Week -- Tales and Tails

Television Has Gone To The Dogs

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In the United States, we have a program that airs in the summer called America’s Got Talent, and I know there are versions of it in a lot of other countries.  The talent this year has been outstanding and two of the acts that are doing really well involve dogs.  Of course we are rooting […]

Sometimes You Have To Do Things For Yourself

by Houndstooth on

For most of us who live in the United States, our attention has been focused on Texas the last few days and the incredible flooding and problems they are experiencing due to Hurricane Harvey.  They will be recovering from this storm for a long time, and it’s not even finished pummeling them yet.  Our hearts […]

Farm Girl -- Tales an Tails

The Road Block

by Houndstooth on

Over the weekend, I had some plans to go out do a few things, and my plan was to leave the dogs at home.  It wasn’t anything they couldn’t go along for, really, but it also wasn’t something they needed to be with me for.  I figured they’d be more comfortable at home.  Mr. Taleteller […]

K9 Kovu searches at a SDONA seminar

Search And Rescue Saturday — Disaster Dogs

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First, Tales And Tails would like to ask that you keep our friends that are deployed within the Federal Emergency Management Agency System in your thoughts and prayers.  Yesterday several of the FEMA Task Forces were deployed to begin heading down the Texas coast in the wake of Hurricane Harvey.  This brings up a wonderful […]

A Little Coy -- Tales and Tails

Who’s Training Who

by Houndstooth on

If you’ve read the blog for a while, you know that there’s an ongoing struggle in our house to train Flattery to do, well, a lot of things.  She learns things differently than any other dog I’ve ever worked with and oftentimes, the way her brain works baffles me.  Sometimes, I think that’s all a […]

Hang the Moon for Me -- Tales and Tails

Once In A Lifetime

by Houndstooth on

This week we heard a lot of buzz in the United States about the once in a lifetime event of the total solar eclipse.  Like most people here, I was excited to see it, and I was lucky that it coincided with my break at work so I could step outside in my special glasses […]

As Far As The Sighthound Eye Can See -- Tales and Tails

Those Eyes

by Houndstooth on

A long time ago, we went to the adoption kennel searching for a new canine companion.  I wanted a dog who could continue to do therapy work with me and that I would have a special bond with.  We met about a dozen very sweet dogs, but I didn’t feel that special “click” with any […]