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 […]

Single Black Female -- Tales and Tails

Hazardous To Your Health

by Houndstooth on

Most of the time, I write here on the blog about many of the great things about sharing your life with a dog.  I believe all of those things that I say about them, too.  However, this week I learned that owning a dog can also be hazardous to your health. It’s no secret that […]

Wild At Heart -- Tales and Tails

And They Call It Puppy Love

by Houndstooth on

Today is that holiday that’s dedicated to hearts and flowers and while I think most people enjoy it at least a little, at our house, it’s a special day.  You see, years ago, Mr. Taleteller and I went on our first date on Valentine’s Day, and right from the beginning, dogs played an important part […]

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 […]