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September 25, 2017

When you looked into that furry face something clicked and you knew it was meant to be. What did life with your dog look like as you drove home together? For me I imagined a companion, someone who would lounge at my feet when I read a book or worked on a paper or blog....

September 25, 2017

Getting a new puppy is exciting. There’s so much to do and see and learn…together. Now is a great time to think about what looks right for you and your puppy. While your furry companion needs to learn skills for navigating a human world, as his human you need to think...

September 15, 2017

Recently we had a less than spectacular human-dog greeting at my house. I was embarrassed. But I was also puzzled. Generally well-mannered dog ignores known cues – it happens. But why does it happen?

Over the next few days I observed my dogs in a variety of situations....

July 3, 2017

Life – it’s full of unexpected opportunities. Today life presented chickens.

Three chickens were hanging out near my garden while I sat on the deck enjoying my morning coffee. I didn’t notice the visitors. Melody did.

Nose up and twitching, ears perked up, and in a flash...

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