Looking For Clues -- Tales and Tails

Sniffing Out Answers To History’s Mysteries

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As a person who is a history buff, as well as a dog lover, I sat up and took notice the other day when I saw an article from National Geographic that claims that dogs may soon be sniffing out the answers to one of history’s big mysteries this summer.  I think most people know […]

Patriotic Pooch -- Tales and Tails

Celebrating Presidents And Greyhounds

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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 […]

Greyfriars Bobby

A Little Irish Canine History

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Bunny here at the keyboard, sharing a little Irish canine history on this fine Saint Patrick’s Day. It’s a bit of a tradition for me to share a little Greyhound history on Saint Patrick’s Day, because Ireland is important in Greyhound history.  Today, I have a tale of another breed of dog from Ireland.  I […]

Patriotic Pooch -- Tales and Tails

The Pampered Presidential Pooch

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Bunny here at the keyboard sharing a little history lesson with you on this fine President’s Day. Since my humans have the day off in celebration of two of our finest Presidents, I thought I’d share a little Presidential history with you.  Of course, the history that really counts is the Presidential pooches that resided […]

Always Prepared -- Tales and Tails

A Salute To The Working Dogs

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Since today is Labor Day in the United States, and most of us are enjoying a day off work, I was thinking about dogs and some of the jobs they do.  I’ve certainly learned a lot about the various ranges of jobs dogs do for us.  We have military dogs, service dogs, therapy dogs, sled […]

Admiring the Architecture -- Tales and Tails

An Adventure As A Tourist In My Own City

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Bunny here at the keyboard writing about a different sort of adventure I had this weekend. I know the calendar says that Spring isn’t official until next weekend, but it sure seems to be taking root here in our corner of the world.  This has made for very happy pups and humans at my house.  […]

Little Miss Red, White and Blue -- Tales and Tails

Presidential Pups

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Bunny here at the keyboard on President’s Day. Today I’m a happy pup because my humans will both be home to celebrate President’s Day.  Mom says they used to get President Lincoln’s birthday and President Washington’s birthdays off, but now they celebrate President’s Day in between their birthdays.  In any event, it means that we’ll […]

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The Day We’ll Never Forget

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Recently, I came across two really interesting articles about Stonehenge.  I suppose it is one of the things that will fascinate us for the rest of time, and there will certainly be people making its study their life’s work for a long time to come.  One article talked about how there’s a lot more to […]

Door Watchers -- Tales and Tails

On Greyhounds And Ireland

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Bunny here at the keyboard with a little Greyhound history lesson for you today. For a long time, the common belief is that Greyhounds got their origins in Egypt along with a group of other sighthounds.  Now, however, there is some dispute about that.  Some people say that DNA tests show that we weren’t the […]

Küster on the Farm -- Tales and Tails

An Adventure On The Farm

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Bunny here at the keyboard sharing a little adventure and history I learned this weekend. This weekend turned out to be one of those weekends where there were a lot of human commitments and not a lot of time for canine adventure.  You might have heard Mom talking about how sad she is that the […]