Riley has a pretty solid retrieve now. It’s his favorite thing to do. Because we were standing on a hill, every time he gave me the ball, it started rolling away. So he actually got it to me 3 times!… Read more
My Dogs and Me
Kiera, Graidy, Wink and Me
Riley is a picky eater. A very picky eater. I didn’t even know it was possible to have a dog that’s not totally food driven. Over the course of my life, I’ve lived with 20 dogs and this is a first for me.
Very quickly after Riley arrived, he decided he didn’t like the food that his breeder sent home with him and just stopped eating. No amount of coaxing helped. Going hungry didn’t help. He actually started losing weight. … Read more
1. Shoes put up high off the floor, out of reach of teething creatures.
2. Baby gates everywhere and there is no baby.
3. Dog toys and dog beds strewn about with reckless abandon.
4. Dog treats out on the counter for instant training access.
5. Caught red-handed!
I’m typing this post with one hand. I could blame this on Riley recovering from a routine puppy visit to the vet. And that would also coincidentally be true. But the fact is this is his favorite spot in the house.
All you people out there wanting lap dogs, be careful what you wish for…… Read more
I admit it. I have dogs on my brain. I’ve made it a whole 9 months without a dog. That’s closing in on a new record for me. It’s not that I don’t miss Finn, too. I do. But cats don’t fall into the “can’t live without” category for me.
So I was curious. Where do most people fall in the “can’t live without” category? Looks like it depends on what country you live in.