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The Pampered Pooch

by Houndstooth on

If you read our blog on a regular basis, you might get the idea that some of our dogs are a little pampered or even spoiled.  I think we all spoil our pets a bit to some degree.  If you’re a multiple pet household, you might even spoil your pets a little differently.  Sometimes that’s […]

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 […]

Search And Rescue Saturday–The Search Starts

by Mr. Taleteller on

Last week we reported that one of our team’s K-9 candidates was scratched from the team.  Now the search starts. No,this is not a search for a missing person but instead the search starts for a new K-9 partner to start training.  Newton’s family did decide to remain with the team and they started searching […]

Computer Geek -- Tales and Tails

Pet Blogger Challenge 2017

by Mr. Taleteller on

This weekend, Mr. Taleteller and Houndstooth are participating in this year’s Pet Blogger Challenge.  Since we both work on the blog, we’re both answering the questions, and since Houndstooth’s computer is being overly tempermental at the moment, we’re typing it on Mr. Taleteller’s computer.  His answers are in regular text and hers are in italics. […]

2016 Resolutions -- Tales and Tails

Looking Back

by Houndstooth on

A lot of recent conversations with people have given me the feeling that most people are ready to see 2016 leave and usher in a new year.  It’s true that this year seems to have carried a lot of loss, from David Bowie at the beginning to Carrie Fisher, George Michael and Debbie Reynolds at […]