Anyone who owns a dog knows, hands down, that their dogs can, and will, attempt to comfort us in times of sadness or distress. Whether we are just having a bad day or find ourselves convalescing, our dogs naturally assume the role of emotional support regardless of whether or not they have been trained to […]
In the 1990’s a computer program called “Deep Blue” was the first machine to ever beat a world champion grandmaster in the complicated game of chess. It signaled a huge victory in the advancement of computer algorithms and their potential for the betterment of humankind.
One of my favorite things about fostering is hearing about the dogs we helped after they have been adopted. These “pupdates” as they are affectionately known ’round these parts are a great reminder of how what we do brings happiness to all those involved!
Every time a dog that we have the pleasure of fostering gets adopted it is a happy day. But, Mama Irelynn getting to her forever home is a little bit more special because of the arduous path she had to take to get there. If you haven’t read her story yet, it’s worth a few […]
Overwhelmed. The universe is conspiring against me lately, and I am not holding up to the scrutiny. It’s not so much the fosters that are wearing me down, though, it is my rededication to the fitness and health of our crew. I belong to a facebook group that deals in canine fitness and a […]
I’m currently reading Dr. SophiaYin’s How to behave so your dog behaves. I plan on doing a full book review, with synopsis, when I’m finished, but one particular exercise early on in the book sticks out to me as extremely valuable to seasoned and new dog owners alike. In a chapter where Dr. Yin is discussing […]
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Sometimes the stars align and I get good light, my phone cooperates, and I get some good action shots of my crew doing what they do best. We had a really nice morning today, lots of sunshine and clear skies, so I decided to give a mini photo shoot a try. It turned out really […]
As I was straightening the yard today I noticed Sully behaving like he had something abnormal cornered by our window. He constantly chases lizards around the yard but he never whines at them, which he was doing this time. I gave him the leave it command so that I could see what he had. To […]