Monthly Archives: October 2010

Playing Dress-Up

With Halloween here, many people dress up their dogs. We don’t. I have had dogs wiggle out of costumes, and in an instant start chewing what I considered too cute to pass up. The extent of my guys’ wardrobe is … Continue reading

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Puppy Mills in Missouri

For those who remember  “Joe the Plumber,” he is in the news again. Joe is lobbying for puppy mills in Missouri. http://bit.ly/cC4wzl . Hope, right, was in an Amish puppy mill for five years.     This blog is not … Continue reading

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‘I don’t speak dog’

My in-laws never have owned a dog. When they first started visiting, my mother-in-law wanted to be helpful. She said she “didn’t speak dog” and needed to learn what my dogs wanted or needed if my husband and I were … Continue reading

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Puppy Mills

The Columbus Dispatch published my letter today. It is here: http://bit.ly/b77woM People need to remember not to shop at stores that sell dogs. More than likely, those dogs came from puppy mills. By not going in you will not only … Continue reading

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Shopping Finds

Advance Housebreaking Pads are on my hardwood floor by the back door. These, so far, do not leak. Previous products I have tried were disappointing. When you have to be out of the house for hours at a time, these … Continue reading

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Professor Jake

Of my dog pack, Jake is the alpha. He has lived with us the longest and has the keenest sense of human emotions.   Jake has been Hope’s teacher. When we first got Hope, Jake went with us. In the … Continue reading

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Wakey-Wakey Time

Windy is not a morning person. Hope can be bright and alert when my husband awakes at 5 a.m. She likes to go into the great room with him while he drinks his coffee and reads the paper. Jake is … Continue reading

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