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Bridging the Great Divide Between Show and Field

AKC Gazette breed column— Parent clubs, judges, breeders, owners, how about if we let all our sporting dogs go back to being dual-purpose dogs? If that means decreasing excessive coat to a moderate length, maybe that’s what we should do. 1,180 more words

Foggy day walk

Yesterday morning was a beautiful morning to walk the crew. Although it was foggy, to the point where at times I could barely make out where my house or even the trees stood, it was one of those mornings that just felt exhilarating. 192 more words

Rat Terrier

Roots: ancient greek dogs

A lot of humans we meet are making wild guesses about my origins. Some say I must have greyhound blood in my veins, because my legs are so long and I am the fastest on the beach. 436 more words

All Kinds Of Cookies

She's still the best one.

Our labrador retriever, Bailey, had a seizure this weekend.

This isn’t a sad post. Bailey is alive and snoring at my feet. I have my sweatshirt over my nose and my eyes are watering because I can taste her farts in my mouth. 339 more words


A Very Wilfred Halloween

One of the best shows on television ended this year and since it’s been such a “doggie” few months for us, this was the most obvious choice for this year’s Halloween couple’s costume. 29 more words

Pheasant 2014: North Dakota and Nebraska

North Dakota Wrap-Up

As mentioned in the last post, Charles and the dogs were in North Dakota last week from Sunday until Thursday.  Sunday they got a hun, and Monday a duck and two pheasants were in the bag (both of those photographs are in last week’s blog post).   704 more words

Korthals Griffon

Shih-tzu as a hunting dog?

Are you thinking what I’m thinking?

I was lavishing some attention on Schatzie, the family duck dog, when the little Maltese/Shih-tzu mix puppy Abby intruded into our moment. 147 more words