Patriotic Pooch -- Tales and Tails

Celebrating Presidents And Greyhounds

by Houndstooth on

I am a happy hound today because my humans are home today thanks to a holiday called Presidents’ Day.  Two of our most famous presidents were born in February and today we celebrate them.  George Washington was the first president of our country and most people know his name.  Abraham Lincoln is also very famous […]

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 […]

Signs Of An Early Spring -- Tales and Tails

Paws Crossed

by Houndstooth on

Bunny here at the keyboard, writing my thoughts about today. My human hurt her wrist earlier this week, so I volunteered to write today so she could rest up a little.  In any event, in case you didn’t know, it’s Groundhog’s Day today.  The belief is that if the groundhog wakes up today and sees […]