Darby’s Transformation

Every now and again, we have the luxury of a visual representation of how the love, compassion and care we put into our foster dogs can affect them.  Darby is definitely one of those cases.  He came to us emaciated with one of the worst cases of mange that I have, personally, ever seen.  On […]

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Every Day is an Adventure 11

It has been an interesting 24 hours.  Around 8pm last night I received a text from K2 with this picture and a message saying “we have a problem”.  I knew exactly what this meant. She had gone to animal services to transport an insane looking, crazy-eyed pug/chihuahua mix .  If she was sending me pictures of […]

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#hugyourdogchallenge

As some of you may know, there was some data analysis published recently from a respected academic, Stanley Coren Ph. D.  The analysis suggested that our dogs do not like to be hugged.  This was widely disseminated by the media as a fact-based observation, which it was not, it was, actually, a very subjective undertaking. […]

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He’s finally home!

After what seems like forever, my darby boy is finally home with a clean bill of health!  The intestinal infection that nearly took his life ended up claiming almost 3 feet of his guts, but he is happy, healthy, and looking forward to a full recovery.  I can’t thank everyone who supported him through this […]

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Supplementation to prevent or improve behavioral problems in dogs(study)

Dog behavioral problems can manifest themselves in many ways.  From soiling in the house to displaying aggression against people and other dogs.   Owner’s who love these dog’s spend millions(maybe billions) on training and management to try and alleviate the problematic behaviors.  But a study published last month in the journal Applied Animal Behaviour Science has reached […]

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Wonderland Litter meets the world

The pups are at that age when we bring them downstairs and begin to socialize them with our crew.  Since we were doing housecleaning today anyway, I made their area.  It’s always adorable to watch a group of puppies, who have never known anything but a small room, experience the world for the first time. […]

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Every Day is an Adventure 10

The dogs and I had the house to ourselves today.  The girls were off doing a training for K2’s summer job(she’s normally a teacher) so we spent most of the day outside taking pictures.  Here are some of the highlights.  We also added an album of action shots on Facebook.  You can check that out […]

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What would you do?

Imagine this scenario. You are on a trip out of town.  Your phone starts to yell at you with one of those emergency alerts that you set up.  You look down expecting to see an amber alert or crime in progress within a few miles of your house.  As you read the text your heart […]

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