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Nosework with Sherman…and Walter

Nosework with Sherman…and Walter

A few weeks ago, both Sherman and Walter participated in Washington’s first Element Specialty Trial. You can find more here: http://www.nacsw.net/trial-calendar-information/element-specialty-trials. These just became a reality this past April. I love them as they only take half a day –...

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Happy Mom’s Day: love the hounds

Happy Mom’s Day: love the hounds

Happy Mother’s Day to all the hound Moms (and real human Moms). Every Mom should be celebrated today for their hard work. Another Mary Oliver poem because it just happened in my household: “Please, please, I think I haven’t eaten...

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Poet Mary Oliver: her book “Dog Songs”

Poet Mary Oliver: her book “Dog Songs”

This poem warms my heart. It’s from Mary Oliver’s latest book, “Dog Songs”. It’s about a rescue dog, so I dedicate this to Sherman and Bruiser. My two rescue dogs. BENAJAMIN, WHO CAME FROM WHO KNOWS WHERE What Shall I...

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Indigo Rescue: Comedy Relief Concert

Indigo Rescue: Comedy Relief Concert

I’m on the board of Indigo Rescue and there is a benefit concert coming up in June that I want to make sure everyone knows about! I just drafted this press release about the show — spread the word! This...

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Nina Ottosson Puzzle Games: brilliant

Nina Ottosson Puzzle Games: brilliant

I promised I would post about the Nina Ottosson games I bought for my senior dog (but for all three dogs of course) and I’m a HUGE FAN. I bought the cheaper plastic versions off of Amazon. The first game...

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“A Place To Bark” – best practice for rescues

A friend of mine sent me a link to A Place to Bark and after reading Bernie’s blog and what she does in TN I had to share more about her. I recently befriended her on facebook and follow her...

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Oppose the Pit Bull Breed Ban in Oregon or Anywhere

http://www.facebook.com/groups.php?ref=sb#/group.php?gid=52953689862 – Those opposed to the Pit Bull Ban in Oregon should visit and join this facebook group. My sister lives in Denver where a Pit Bull Ban was passed in the last five years. Her hairdresser has two Pit...

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Senior Dogs: part two -under water physical therapy

Senior Dogs: part two -under water physical therapy

Thanks so much for all your kind words and encouragement – this will be clumsy as I get started so advice is welcome! First – links for the two articles I mentioned are: http://www.whole-dog-journal.com/ http://www.vet.cornell.edu/publicresources/dog.htm (I accidentally added these to...

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