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 […]

Bring On Autumn

by Houndstooth on

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 […]

Eyes For You

by Houndstooth on

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 […]

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 […]

A Weekend Of Misadventure

by Bunny Hound on

Bunny here at the keyboard, writing about my weekend. I thought I’d be writing today to tell you all about what a great time I had at our annual Greyhound adoption group’s reunion, but it was not to be this weekend.  I am a disappointed hound.  It turns out that unlike me, Küster has to […]

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 […]

A Chill In The Air

by Houndstooth on

After a July that was one of the hottest in history, it feels a little crazy that we are at the beginning of September now with temperatures that we usually see at the end of the month.  It’s a bit brisk in the early mornings and in the evenings, it’s getting dark and there’s a […]