Unfortunately, it never ends.

The Humane Society estimates there are 6-8 million dogs and cats that go into shelters every year. As many as half of those will be killed.That is one of the many reasons that we open our home to rescued dogs, with the high hope that they get adopted. We’ve told a few of the stories…

Well deserved retirement

A dog with a job is a happy dog. Abby- searchdogfoundation.org One¬†pooch that has been a happy, productive member of the working dog world is Abby- one of the first responders following the 9/11 attacks. She was about four years old then and at the top of her game. Ten years have passed along with…

Almost through it

Back to the vet…again. After 5, yes, 5 trips to the vet, Daisy is now out of her splint. I think the vet may have simply given up.Heather and I have sat through several lectures by the vet, the tech and the assistant about our need to keep Daisy immobile and  off her foot. We even…

If you’re lonely you can talk to me.

Hey Bulldog- The Beatles I just read about a recent¬†study looking at how the person training a dog can affect the dog’s success rate in the training. For the experiment they had several professional trainers, some amatuer dog lovers and a few completely inexperienced people working through several basic obedience drills. The dogs ranged from…