Whose Chair Is It Anyway? -- Tales and Tails

Canine Expectations

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In our house, there are a few routines that have evolved over the past months that hold a certain amount of amusement for me.  As I was watching one of them unfold the other day, it made me think about how the levels of our expectations can rise or fall.  Our dogs certainly have minds […]

Stars and Stripes -- Tales and Tails

Enjoy Your Freedom

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Today is that big holiday here in the United States when we celebrate our independence and feel gratitude for those who help to protect our way of life.  If you live in the US, I hope you have time to relax, enjoy your freedom and spend time with friends and family, including those furry loved […]

Sun Bather -- Tales and Tails

The Fake And Bake

by Houndstooth on

Just when I think I’ve been hoodwinked and fooled by my dogs in every possible way, it turns out that one of them has another trick up their fur coat sleeve.  You would think that by now, I’d be wise to their ways, but darned if they don’t keep coming up with new things to […]

Duff -- Tales and Tails

Long Distance Love Affair

by Houndstooth on

I have a confession to make.  Last weekend while I was away at BlogPaws, I fell in love, not once, but twice.  I’m not proud of this, but you know how it is.  You go away from home and you’re lonely, missing what you have at home, and then, across a room your eyes meet […]

The Train Depot -- Tales and Tails

Let Me Go

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It isn’t a secret by now that I’m traveling to Phoenix for the BlogPaws conference.  I’m excited to be going to learn and network with other bloggers and perhaps see a little of Phoenix if I don’t burn into a husk.  It’s still hard to leave behind those furry reasons that I write the blog, […]