Portrait of A Heart Dog -- Tales and Tails

Heart Healthy

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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

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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 […]

Küster Is On His Way -- Tales and Tails

Letters To Santa — Küster

by Houndstooth on

This year, the dogs got Bunny to type their letters to Santa again, and since they usually make me smile, I like to share them here with our readers.  You never know what they’ll ask for, but it does show a bit of who they are, I think.  Today, we’re sharing Küster’s letter. Dear Santa, It’s […]

Morgan Writes To Santa -- Tales and Tails

Letters To Santa — Morgan

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It seems that every year, the dogs get Bunny to type their letters to Santa.  Since she’s a modern hound, she types them on the computer and that means that I can see them after she saves them.  They usually entertain me and so I share them here the week before Christmas while we’re getting […]

Küster In Orange -- Tales and Tails

Search And Rescue Saturday — Cold Outside

by Mr. Taleteller on

It’s no secret that the Chief Editor and I have four dogs at home.  Three of them love the cooler weather.  One, Flattery, does not.  She just gives you a look that say’s baby it’s cold outside.  Now for my K-9 partner baby it’s cold outside is followed up with, let us play.  I believe […]