The Tough Life of a Princess -- Tales and Tails

Greyhound Or Goat

by Houndstooth on

Back when we had our first pair of Greyhounds, Treat and Hawk, I used to laugh every Saturday morning over a routine that repeated many times in our house.  On Saturday mornings, our routine was different, and that different routine meant that we would be going to do something with the Greyhounds, usually a meet […]

Resisting The Urge To Stalk

by Houndstooth on

If you are a Greyhound owner, you are probably familiar with the idea of Greyhound stalkers.  It’s so unusual for most of us to see other people with a Greyhound that when we do, we slip into stalker mode as we wrack our brains for a plausible excuse to stop the other person and ask […]

K9 Kovu searches at a SDONA seminar

Search And Rescue Saturday — Two of the World’s Best

by Mr. Taleteller on

Last weekend I found myself in Indiana helping at a SDONA (Search Dog Organization of North America) training.  SDONA had brought in Brigitte Versterre and Petra Grothe from the Netherlands.  These two ladies are two of the world’s best.  Both hold numerous World Champion titles in IPO (International Prüfungs-Ordnung) and the IRO (International Rescue Dog […]

Computer Geek -- Tales and Tails

Taking Your Dog To Work

by Houndstooth on

Today is National Take Your Dog To Work Day, and I am not sure if I am participating or not.  I’m on vacation, so I will be hanging out with my dogs today, even though none of us will be going to the school where I work.  Trust me when I say that I am […]

Looking For Clues -- Tales and Tails

Sniffing Out Answers To History’s Mysteries

by Houndstooth on

As a person who is a history buff, as well as a dog lover, I sat up and took notice the other day when I saw an article from National Geographic that claims that dogs may soon be sniffing out the answers to one of history’s big mysteries this summer.  I think most people know […]

Taking The Treat -- Tales and Tails

He’s Got Class

by Houndstooth on

Last week, Mr. Taleteller and Küster were off at training. This time, they trained with some people from Netherlands and they really enjoyed a different perspective. One thing that they really focus on in their group is obedience, and so Mr. Taleteller had the idea that he wants to spend more time working with Küster […]

Hello, Puppucino! -- Tales and Tails

Living The Dream

by Bunny Hound on

Bunny here at the keyboard, writing about my weekend. Last Thursday, Dad and Küster headed off for a long weekend doing whatever SAR teams do.  At first, we were a little sad to see them go, but then we realized it was a girls only weekend and we were happy dogs.   We were living […]