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Search And Rescue Saturday

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If you remember Thursday’s blog post the Chief Editor mentioned that Küster and I going through our re-certification for area search this weekend.  That is where we are and we will have an update next week for you.  Yes, before you ask we will answer the question that everyone wants to know.  Did Küster complete his long […]

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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 […]

Which One To Choose -- Tales and Tails

Behold, The Power Of Cookies

by Houndstooth on

It’s been awhile since I took photos of the dogs upstairs in my little photo studio.  The weather has been so beautiful that I’ve wanted to take pictures of them outside and focus not just on how pretty they are, but on the natural beauty around us.  This past weekend, however, found me putting the […]

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Living History

by Houndstooth on

I don’t make it a secret that I’m a history buff.  I was one of those people in school who ruined the grading curve for everyone else in history class.  It’s a subject that has always fascinated me and I never get tired of learning more. This weekend, the television was on and I realized […]

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Search and Rescue Saturday — Trailing

by Mr. Taleteller on

Finally, we discuss the trailing dogs.  Trailing dogs will follow the route of a specific person’s scent deposited on the ground as a person moves through an area. A scent article is necessary so that the dog can discriminate the scent of the missing person from that of other people or searchers in the same […]

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Pumpkin Spice Everything

by Houndstooth on

I don’t know how it is in other countries, but here in the United States, the beginning of September brings about the beginning of pumpkin spice in just about anything that you can imagine.  People everywhere are going crazy for it this time of year.   It seems to be something that people here either […]

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A Chill In The Air

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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 […]