What Dreams May Come -- Tales and Tails

The Blame Game

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There is one thing that continues to go on at our house, and that is dogs getting up early and wanting out around 3:30 in the morning.  With four dogs, the biggest problem is figuring out the instigator.  My husband and I both have differing opinions and experiences on the subject, but the blame game […]

Apple Picking -- Tales and Tails

Bring On Autumn

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This past weekend was supposed to be the beginning of Autumn.  Instead, we saw a return to Summer temperatures that made it feel like we were in a broiler.  It was my first weekend off of work, and it took me most of Saturday to realize that my break is really here.  Unfortunately, the girls […]

Looking For Adventure -- Tales and Tails

Whatever Awaits Us

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It’s been a long and crazy week for me.  The last week before my break is always hectic, and this one had some extra curves thrown in.  As we close in on the end of this week, I find myself really tired and tempted to just sleep all day tomorrow, but I don’t want to […]

Bridge Bookends -- Tales and Tails

Eyes For You

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Not too long ago, someone offered me the opportunity to adopt a Greyhound puppy who had washed out of schooling for racing.  This little lady just didn’t have the interest and so they were looking to place her as a pet.  I saw her pictures and she is one adorable little dog.  My heart went […]

Have You Seen My Marbles? -- Tales and Tails

A Corny Story

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If you read the blog yesterday, you know that over the weekend Flattery and her mischief struck our house again.  Bunny’s little tale of woe in no way told the entire corny story of our weekend trials, however.  When you have a new dog, you’re still getting used to each other and sometimes they do […]

Windows To The Soul -- Tales and Tails

A Good Therapy Dog

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I’ve been asked in the past about what makes a good therapy dog.  The answer to that question is complicated.  I think there are several types of dogs that can make a good therapy dog.  You do have to spend time training your dog, as well.  Even with raw potential, it needs some shaping.  You […]

I'll Just Sit Right Here -- Tales and Tails

The Test

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Today, Mr. Taleteller and Küster are taking part of their recertification test for area search.  It’s been a stressful few weeks as the deadline closes in and the test draws nearer.  I have complete confidence that they will pass the test, but it stresses my husband out to no end.  Finding people lost in the […]