Ecco doggy bark. Yes, I know, it’s not particularly appetizing looking, but the dogs love it. I made this batch with sweetened carob chips because I couldn’t find unsweetened. I made sure to check that they didn’t contain xylitol which is ok for humans but toxic for dogs, according to VetMedicine. This is a forgiving recipe, we… Read More Doggy Bark 2
I give this beagle a 10 for creative problem solving. Our Gracie was a counter-surfer when she first came to live with us so snacks, the butter dish, balls of yarn all needed to be kept off the kitchen table when unattended. Since the only dogs we had previously lived with were Freya (100 pounds)… Read More What your dog does when you are not watching
We have a fresh dusting of the lovely, clean, white stuff today! Granted, it is 41F so it won’t last long but it is pretty. Rob and Gracie were so excited to run around in it this morning that it is already plowed under in the dog yard. Gracie apparently decided an extra layer was… Read More Snow!
I am just bringing you a public service announcement today. If you haven’t chipped your pets this is something that I personally think is a good idea. If you have, make sure to check your chip from time to time. Of course you want to re-register the chip when you move or change your phone number but… Read More Check The Chip!
Here is Gracie checking my work. I hope she has better punctuation skills than I do.
Rob and Gracie have a bed-time ritual. When they go out to the dog-yard at night for the last time before bed they each get half a cookie when they come back in and then the dog door is locked for the night. So they both hopped out through the dog door and I snapped… Read More Please, may I have another?
Today would be my mother’s 71st birthday. She died of metastasized breast cancer on the night before Thanksgiving almost 2 years ago. Her first bout with breast cancer was in the late 80s when she was treated and “cured” at that time. She and I participated together in the Breast Cancer Fund’s Peak Hike 2000 at Mt Crested… Read More Happy Birthday, Mom!