Rescued

19 July, 2015
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I’ve said many times that I’m not sure who rescued whom when we came home with Remy, then nine months later with Pax. Our lives were great before them, but they’re wonderful now. Somehow, pets fill a void that some …

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In praise of Aussies

20 December, 2014
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Not the people from Australia (though I’m certain they’re lovely), but rather it’s the Australian Shepherd that gets the press today. Aussies aren’t really from Australia. They’re American dogs with a murky history involving their association with Basque shepherds who …

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Introducing…

15 August, 2014
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…yeah, you knew it was coming. Those of you who are my Facebook friends saw the picture of our new pup yesterday, but for those who aren’t, let’s give it up for Pax, who just upped the ante for the …

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Breakdown

6 August, 2014
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Yep, I had one. If you live with a fearful dog, you know that life is not normal, or at least what other dog owners might consider normal. Visits from family and friends are adventures in abject terror. There’s no showing off …

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Cue Alice Cooper.

5 June, 2014
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Happy, happy. Another school year in the books. And you know what my first thought was? I need to plan out my summer to get as much work done as possible. I should be either stoked or filled with dread. I think …

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