Monthly Archives: March 2014

Spring in the air, shelter dogs everywhere

I wore sandals in my yard this afternoon. S-A-N-D-A-L-S. It was 60 degrees and there is officially more ground showing than snow now. Hasta la vista, Polar Vortex. Don’t let the door hit you in the ass on the way … Continue reading

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The Romance of Rescue

I must say, we humans love a good rescue story, fact or fiction. The princess in the castle tower. The baby in the well. Old Yeller saving Travis from the wild boars, and he in turn saving Old Yeller from … Continue reading

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At the Black and White Ball

I’ve had four or five different blog posts raging inside my headĀ for the last couple weeks, which typically results in a deafening silence and tangible pause for published posts. So I thought I’d fill the void with some favorite photos … Continue reading

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Questions that matter: A repost

The following is a guest post I wrote for Your Pit Bull & You last week. And because of the importance of the topic, I think it warrants reposting here. This is a “stop and think” post. Per the title, … Continue reading

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Photo of the Day: Serious Sun Dogs

It’s officially Miserable March in Michigan. But–miraculously–the sun came out today. And with it some scorching temperatures in the mid to upper 20s. Peaches, Buster Brown and I took a moment to relax on the deck and get some sun … Continue reading

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Paying homage to the Brindle Goddess

A few years ago we had a big, beautiful blue brindle foster dog named Lola who occupied our guest room. To this day, we still think of that room as “Lola’s Room” and naturally hung some indulgent photographic evidence to … Continue reading

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