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The Power Of A Puppy

This weekend will mark Alexander and I’s last as a “puppy free” household. We have a lot on the to-do list in terms of last minute items we need for Ray, but in the meantime I am catching up on my dog training tips thanks to our family. 209 more words

Neva's the Name

Neva, our recent addition to our pack of Wachtelhunde’s, is growing rapidly. Close to twice as big as in the photo. She’s a smart dog, but does get into a lot of trouble. 437 more words


It's a jungle out there

And it’s a recurring theme for me, the shock and awe I have for this riot of growth. I know it isn’t unique—anywhere that experiences four distinct seasons, and especially long winters, is just as resurrected each spring.  1,451 more words

Miscellaneous - Nature, Weather, Etc.

Counting Down The Days

We’re in the home stretch and it’s beginning to look like a dog is moving in…

…but if you ever catch me pushing Ray in one of these, please call a psychologist and set me up with an appointment, stat! 22 more words

The Noble, Gentle Greyhounds of Spain in the Wrong Hands

Lori Kalef
SPCA International

In the south of Spain, there is a form of hunting hares where the hunters use Spanish Greyhounds, or Galgos in Spanish, as weapons to find their prey. 521 more words

Animal Blog

You Need How Much For A Dog?

In a matter of weeks, my run to the grocery store will include a new set of items—dog food and other dog necessities. I’ve spent 27 years walking past, not down the animal food aisle of the grocery store and I’m not sure if I’m excited or intimidated by all of the different choices. 176 more words

The Best Cure For A Case of The Mondays

When I received a picture text of Fergie (Ray’s mom) and her four pups, I immediately knew which one I wanted. I chose to keep that preference to myself because this was my husband’s “baby.” He was the dog person and much more invested, so it was going to be his decision as to which one of the two male puppies in the litter would become our Ray. 144 more words