Mellow -- Tales and Tails

With Age Comes…

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Our recent visit to the University of Illinois with Bunny and Küster made me think of a few things.  Generally, we don’t like to think about our dogs or ourselves getting older, but there are a few benefits.  Traveling with the oldest and youngest members of our pack reminded me of just that. After we […]

As Far As The Sighthound Eye Can See -- Tales and Tails

Seeing Clearly

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Bunny here at the keyboard writing about my recent trip to the eye veterinarian. If you’ve read the blog for awhile, you might remember that in the past, Küster and I get annual vision exams because we are considered working dogs.  The American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists (ACVO) provides free vision exams for dogs with […]

Fairy Tale Princess -- Tales and Tails

A Fairy Tale Ending

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I think that I’ve been lucky in that most of my life, I’ve had at least one canine companion around.  My parents both grew up with dogs and I think my dad in particular wanted his children to have the same experiences growing up that he did.  We moved to a farm from an apartment […]

By The Light Of The Moon -- Tales and Tails

At The End Of The Day

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I’ve often said that I don’t know how people without pets manage to come home after a tough day when there’s no wagging tale or furry body to cuddle up to.  At the end of the day, there’s nothing like a dog to make your burdens lighter.  Sometimes, however, you can have a little too […]

Lilac in the Sunshine -- Tales And Tails

The Love Of A Senior

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I’d be remiss if I didn’t mention that May is Adopt A Senior Month with most Greyhound adoption groups.  A lot of groups offer discounted adoption fees and a lot of vendors send out special gifts to senior Greyhounds adopted in May.  Once upon a time, Mr. Taleteller and I adopted a senior Greyhound, and […]

Love You, Mom -- Tales and Tails

A Few Words Of Gratitude

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As I’m getting back into the swing of things at work, at home and here on the blog, I wanted to say a few words of gratitude to the many people who have reached out to me to offer words of encouragement and support.  I think until you’re in that boat, you don’t really appreciate […]