Who Wants To See A Cute Puppy?

by Cheryl on August 9, 2010

Happy Monday!
You may know that we lost our Westie Angel last year.   I still feel like I’ve lost my best friend, but we’re still not ready to get another one.   We have three other dogs and someday I’ll be able to think about bringing home another female Westie.
This video?  It made me want [...]

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Puss,  Bubby,  Freddie Gumdrop.
Just a few of the silly nicknames our pets have had over the years.  Since I know that everyone else does this too, I’m interested to find out – What are some of yours?
Our Westie Angel was our first dog that we brought home in 1999.  It didn’t take long for my [...]

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Featured Breed – The English Mastiff

July 28, 2010

The English Mastiff, or Mastiff, is one of my favorite breeds.    Big, sweet and beautiful, these giants are usually good with children and are loyal companions.   The recognized colors are fawn, apricot or brindle.
History – Drawings dating back to 3000 BC depict English Mastiffs on Egyptian monuments.
Size – This is a BIG dog. [...]

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Summer Stuff

July 27, 2010

Hello!
Well I’m back from a fantastic mini-vacation in beautiful Maine.   It’s so nice to get out of the Florida heat in the summer.
Speaking of summer heat,  I Still Want More Puppies posted last week about another dog being left in a hot car.   Folks, when it’s this hot out?  Leave your dog at [...]

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Do You Vacation With Your Dogs?

July 24, 2010

Hello everyone!
Well I’ve been in Ogunquit, Maine this week having a great time with my family.  I thought that I’d be able to post from here, but I haven’t been having a lot of luck with internet or cell phone connections from where I’m staying.
I’ll be back to talking normal dog stuff tomorrow when I [...]

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Charity Gives Pet Food To Those In Need – What A Great Idea!

July 19, 2010

I saw this terrific story about a new charity giving pet food to those in need.    What a wonderful idea!
Animals will always be dropped off at shelters.  People will, unfortunately, continue to get  pets without thinking it through or doing their homework.   They’ll continue to leave their pets at shelters for so  many [...]

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Featured Breed – The Chihuahua

July 17, 2010

I always want to pronounce this “chi-who-a-who-a”.   I heard that in a movie or a old TV show, I can’t remember which one, but it’s stuck with me since then.   My husband used to work with a guy who said “chi-wow-wow”.   We still laugh at that, but I’m afraid to say it [...]

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Animal Rescue People Really Are Angels

July 16, 2010

Wow, I think that I’m still coming down from the excitement of yesterday’s Blog The Change event.   Not only was I excited to participate but I’m having so much fun reading everyone’s wonderful blogs.   There are so many terrific animal lovers out there who are passionate about some GREAT causes.   I [...]

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Blog The Change For Animals – Why Not Open Your Home To A Senior Pet?

July 15, 2010

Since I’m new, I just found out about Blog The Change For Animals
and today is the day when we share the animal causes that we’re passionate about.   Yay!
I am a huge fan of Rescue, especially adopting older pets.    We adopted a senior Miniature Schnauzer, Fred, a few years ago.  Unfortunately we had him [...]

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Featured Breed – The Labrador Retriever

July 15, 2010

The Labrador Retriever consistently tops the AKC’s dog registration statistics, so there are a lot of Lab owners out there.   Everyone I know with a Lab is completely in love with the breed.   The recognized colors are black, yellow and chocolate.
History –  Can be traced back to Newfoundland in the 1700’s.
Size –  The [...]

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