The Girls -- Tale and Tails

Growing Old Successfully

by Houndstooth on

The other day, I came across an article that intrigued me.  A professor at Arizona State University is looking for participants for a study on how people age successfully and how that relates to having a dog.  Specifically, the study is looking for people who have a serious dog leisure activity that takes up most […]

Computer Geek -- Tales and Tails

Get Back To Work

by Houndstooth on

This week, my break is finally over and it’s time for me to get back to work.  When I go back, it’s usually a bit of an adjustment for all of us.  Most of the time, I’m able to take Bunny and Flattery out with me a lot, although this time the weather didn’t allow […]

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.  […]