Monthly Archives: April 2011

Mutt mingling: An excellent post from K9 Homeschooling

K9 Home Schooling: Is Your Dog a Space Invader?. Are you someone who enjoys meeting every single person you see on the street, in the grocery store, at the bank, at the mall, at the doctor’s office, at the coffee … Continue reading

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Gratuitous Puppy Photo

The early days, when Peaches was tiny enough to put in “the penalty box” when she needed a time-out. After the incident with Peaches yesterday, I ended up looking at my old puppy fostering blog.  Hard to not feel better … Continue reading

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Gratuitous Puppy (and cat) Photo

Mose and Peaches, defying the odds with their interspecies love.  On my life, this was all them.  I did not pose this picture.

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Gratuitous Puppy (Park) Photos

Since I had already participated in a puppy bonanza during my last visit to the Best Friends sanctuary, I opted to spend most of my time walking older puppies and adult dogs this time around.  However, I did manage to … Continue reading

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Art for the Animals . . (and perhaps some wine for the animal lovers)

Today I had the pleasure of visiting the art studio of Cyrus Mejia, one of the original founders of Best Friends Animal Society.  In addition to being a truly admirable and humble human being like his fellow founders, Cyrus is … Continue reading

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Gratuitous Puppy Photo

Yesterday I had the pleasure of attending the dissertation defense of my friend, Melinda, who, along with her husband Francis and their older rescue pup, Dixie, welcomed a new rescue puppy into her home nearly 18 months ago.  His name … Continue reading

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The butt-sniff: An “introduction”

One of the things that my favorite dog trainer, Michelle McCarthy, consistently emphasizes in all of her training courses is the importance of appropriately handling dog-dog introductions and her amazement at how frequently dog owners will either just let two … Continue reading

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