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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Merry Everything -- Tales and Tails

Adventures That Try My Patience

by Houndstooth on

Bunny here at the keyboard, sharing an adventure that actually happened a couple of weeks ago. My human didn’t want me to talk about it until after she did her Shutterfly post, but a few weeks ago, we all piled into the Princessmobile and the hoop dee and went off to take our annual Christmas […]

A Winter Walk -- Tales and Tails

Merrily We Roll Along

by Houndstooth on

If you read Bunny’s post yesterday, you already know that we’ve had some trouble with the Princessmobile.  There’s nothing that’s quite as stressful as car problems.  We don’t realize how dependent we are on them until we don’t have them.  My husband’s car can transport one dog at best, and the Greyhounds literally put on […]

Search And Rescue Saturday — Scent

by Mr. Taleteller on

My Humble Attempt This week for search and rescue Saturday we discuss scent.  In full disclosure, scent theory is very involved and I am not a scent expert by any means.  So this blog post is my humble attempt to explain a few concepts which I have picked up over the years while training. For […]

K9 Working On Finding Scent--TalesAndTails.com

Search And Rescue Saturday — Happy Anniversary

by Mr. Taleteller on

TalesAndTails.com would like to wish Illinois-Wisconsin Search Dogs a Happy Anniversary.  If you are asking how old they are, it is their 30th Happy Anniversary this year.  Great Job! Illinois-Wisconsin Search Dogs is one of the search and rescue K-9  teams that we use for mutual aid whenever we are called and are in need […]