Jr. Handler and her dog

Search And Rescue — Jr. Handler Program

by Mr. Taleteller on

In order to promote interest in the field of K-9 search and rescue, encourage responsible pet ownership and encourage community service our team has recently started a Jr. Handler program. Junior handler programs provide youth with opportunities to improve their handling skills, practice good sportsmanship and get hands-on experience that touches many facets of their […]

Portrait of A Heart Dog -- Tales and Tails

Heart Healthy

by Houndstooth on

There have been a number of studies lately showing that having a dog is good for your heart.  The presence of a dog can lower your blood pressure and heart rate, as well as causing your body to relax.  Studies have shown that dogs help people in a variety of situations from young people testifying […]

One Heart -- Tales and Tails

Senior Moments

by Houndstooth on

This week, I have found myself really under the weather.   I gave in and called in sick so I could take some medicine, which I can’t do if I want to wake up when the alarm clock goes off and be a functioning human being.  I don’t know why, but my body has never […]

Under Cover Greyhound -- Tales and Tails

Blanket Policy

by Houndstooth on

Here at our house, one of the things we like the best about the cooler months is being able to curl up with a cozy blanket. My husband reminds me a little of a grown up Linus, always dragging his favorite blanket around the house with him.  As a matter of fact, just this week, […]

Penalty For Cuteness -- Tales and Tails

Dogs In Commercials

by Houndstooth on

Bunny here at the keyboard, writing about something on my mind. Like most families in the United States, mine watched the Super Bowl. We really didn’t care who won, since none of us are big sports fans.  We mostly watch it to see the commercials and have an excuse to eat tasty snacks. Even if […]

Küster On Alert -- Tales and Tails

Search And Rescue Saturday–Obedience Class Again

by Mr. Taleteller on

As most of our blog readers know the Chief Editor and I help teach the 4-H obedience class for our local 4H program and the kids who are working on completing the canine projects.  Being that its February already dog classes will being in the not too distant future.  Most likely mid March.  We have […]

I Dig You -- Tales and Tails

A Bit Obvious

by Houndstooth on

It hasn’t been a secret lately that Flattery feels that she’s entitled to a certain amount of time with Mr. Taleteller.  Our little snuggle bug doesn’t just want affection, she usually demands it. Most of the time, this isn’t a problem, because my husband likes having one of the dogs to curl up with. The […]