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

Those Eyes

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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 […]

Kissy Face -- Tales and Tails

Always Kiss Me Good Night

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Earlier this week, a friend I met online because of Greyhounds sent me a message to let me know that her Greyhound had passed away.  She is heartbroken, as we all are when the time comes for our loved ones to leave us.  What made it doubly hard for her was that she’d been away […]

Devoted To You -- Tales and Tails

The Supervisor

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I think the quirks that our dogs have is what we always seem to love about them.  There are some things that they always do that endear them to us.  I still remember how our first Greyhound, Treat, did this dance of joy when I got home from work.  It was like her body couldn’t […]

Sharing A Moment -- Tales and Tails

Enough To Go Around

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Yesterday was one long and crazy day.  It started with me leaving the house extra early at 7:00 to go to a special beginning of the school year event, running to a hair appointment, running to get a birthday gift and finding three places were closed before finding one, then hurrying home to turn around […]

Posy Posing -- Tales and Tails

Sometimes You Surprise Yourself

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Once in a while, you find yourself laughing at your dog.  You might even feel a little guilty about it, but you just can’t help yourself.  If you have a dog like Flattery, you are guaranteed a laugh from time to time, and that’s pretty much all there is to it.  One thing that I’ve […]

Pretty Toes -- Tales and Tails

On The Right Foot

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If you’ve read the blog for awhile, you may remember that one thing my husband is notorious for is his aversion to feet.  I should amend that and say, he has a strong aversion to my feet.  In particular, he has an aversion to giving foot rubs that started almost immediately after we were married. […]