Snug As A Bug In A Rug -- Tales and Tails

So Comfortable

by Houndstooth on

I’ve noticed a trend happening more and more frequently at our house.  It started with a certain senior hound who likes to spend her time in our bed.  She has my husband convinced that she shouldn’t have to get out of bed.  He believes that she so comfortable that she won’t get out of bed.  […]

Symbol of Love -- Tales and Tails

Giving With Dogs

by Bunny Hound on

Bunny here at the keyboard, writing about ways that people are giving with dogs. Today, both of my humans are off work and spending time with us because a very important human named Martin Luther King, Jr. had his birthday today.  In our state, his birthday has been a holiday for a while now, but […]

Chico Dog On Duty -- Tales and Tails

Search And Rescue Saturday — RIP ChicoDog

by Mr. Taleteller on

Today I bring the readers of very sad news.  After many years of working as a search and rescue dog and a few more enjoying retirement, K-9 ChicoDog died earlier this week.  Rest in Peace ChicoDog, Dec 24, 2002-Jan 8, 2018. Our blog readers may not remember reading much about ChicoDog and they would be correct.  […]

Riley, the Bug Sniffing Weimaraner

A New Canine Career

by Houndstooth on

This week, as I was watching the news, I saw the story of Riley and his new canine career and it has to be one of the best news stories I’ve seen in a while.  Riley is a twelve-week-old Weimaraner who is training for his new job at the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston.  […]

Hound About Town -- Tales and Tails

The Quiet One

by Houndstooth on

I’ve made a tough decision to start taking Flattery to my new hospice visits and start letting Bunny take it easier.  To go along with that, I took Flattery to our hospice volunteer meeting this week.  I had to run a few errands beforehand and it was actually an unusually warm day for us so […]

Old Dog, New Tricks -- Tales and Tails

Learning New Tricks

by Houndstooth on

In case you didn’t know, January is National Train Your Dog Month.  It’s actually a good idea during a month when we’re usually closed in a lot and looking for ways to beat cabin fever.  I think a lot of people hear the word “training” and mental blocks go up.  A lot of Greyhound people […]

Checking the Scale -- Tales and Tails

Starting The Year

by Bunny Hound on

Bunny here at the keyboard to write about starting the year at our house. I know that humans get a lot more excited about the start of a new year than we dogs do, but it’s not all bad for us, either.  There are a lot of things that we dogs enjoy about the start […]