Things That Make You Wonder

by Houndstooth on

I am pretty sure that I am not alone in this, at least in some form or fashion.  I accept that there are certain things about dogs that are just going to remain a mystery that we may never understand.  The other night, I woke up in the middle of the night, and saw one […]

Search And Rescue Saturday — A Working Dog

by Mr. Taleteller on

It’s been quite awhile since this topic has come up but I thought that we could revisit it today; living with a working dog, their behavior while they are growing up. Time and time again while we do public events people ask how was he as a puppy? Although I refrain from saying, “Not quite […]

Like Family

by Houndstooth on

This week, I came across an interesting story about a woman in Italy who asked her employer for paid sick leave to take her dog to the vet because her dog is “like family” to her.  The woman, who has only been identified as Anna, lives alone with her two English Setters, 12 year old […]

Magical Healing

by Houndstooth on

My husband and I were having a conversation earlier this week, and we were discussing the possibility that Bunny may have lost a little of her hearing in her advanced years.  We have both had times when we came home and she didn’t appear at the back door to greet us.  We have Poochie Bells […]

A Trick With No Treat

by Houndstooth on

I can honestly say that life with four dogs is almost always interesting, but we do have our regular routine that stays pretty normal.  I can also say that sometimes, they take me completely by surprise.  As the witching hour of Halloween starts to approach, I can say that a trick with no treat is no […]

It Takes Two

by Houndstooth on

Last week, I again found myself facing the difficult decision about which dog to take with me to our nursing home visit.  We weren’t seeing any hospice patients so either of the Greyhounds could go, it was just a matter of choosing which one to take to visit the Alzheimer’s patients.  On one hand, Bunny […]