Pet Me, Pet Me, Pet Me -- Tales and Tails

Search And Rescue Saturday–

by Mr. Taleteller on

See you next week.  Life took over my schedule this week and I was not able to do any writing.  I know that I’ve mentioned it before but I believe I have decided to work another dog in addition to my boy, Kuster.  That’s next weeks blog.  We’ll talk then.

Hot Dog -- Tales and Tails

The Eternal Optimist

by Houndstooth on

This week, I’ve felt like I’m meeting myself coming and going.  Things at school seem to be settling in and I’m cautiously optimistic about the upcoming school year.  Every morning when I get ready for work, I’m met by the eternal optimist in my house, though, who makes it hard to leave and go to […]

Sleeping Beauty -- Tales and Tails

So Touching

by Houndstooth on

Have you ever noticed how a trait that you find so touching can become something that is a little hard to deal with?  Bunny has always been attached to me, and I love that about her.  For years, she has slept with her back to mine in a show of dedication.  Lately, though, that’s been […]

Couch Comfort -- Tales and Tails

Too Much Togetherness

by Houndstooth on

A lot of mornings, my husband gets up early, lets the dogs out and then goes to sleep on the couch.  This is especially true on weekends when we don’t have somewhere that we need to go early in the day.  Since Mr. Taleteller had training early on Saturday, Sunday was on tap to be […]

Angel Face -- Tales and Tails

You Can’t Have Your Cake And Eat It Too

by Houndstooth on

This weekend Mr. Taleteller and Küster were busy with a lot of training.  They were also busy wishing one of their team members a fond farewell as she starts a new job to the north.  While she will still be around at times, she’ll be gone most of the time and not able to be […]

Search and Rescue Saturday–Scent Discrimination

by Mr. Taleteller on

I received an email a few weeks ago that asked about how our trailing dogs follow the correct people.  Of course, this would be an interesting thing to go over again it has been awhile.  We call this ability to detect one person from another scent discrimination.  This also starts getting into the scent theories […]

Spring Break Memories -- Tales and Tails

Being An Island

by Houndstooth on

Sometimes in life, a lot of things seem to pile up on you at once.  I seem to be going through one of those times in my life right now.  Going back to work is always stressful at the beginning of the new school year.  Then some other things reared their ugly heads this weekend, […]