Monthly Archives: October 2011

Dogs Do Like To Travel

I have to be out of town the rest of this week, and the furkids don’t like it. Jake learned years ago what a suitcase means. He gets excited when it is packed. After the death of my father, who … Continue reading

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Doggies Don’t Like Rain

Rain ruins routines. Jake and Windy do not like to get their precious footsies wet. Neither wanted to walk down the ramp to the backyard in the morning drizzle. I put Windy on the ramp, stood in the doorway to … Continue reading

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Damage Done By Puppy Mills

A new study confirms everything that has been said about emotional damage from puppy mills. http://bit.ly/psa5v1 Dogs kept in puppy mills for years as breeding stock are severely psychologically damaged, and this study is supposedly the first research that confirms … Continue reading

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Walking And Remembering

Walking the furkids is a relaxing activity for fall. Jake and Windy do not tire as easily as in summer but are not enamored to walk in twilight or dark. As Hope grew to love her walks, my husband and … Continue reading

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We Are Back

September was a cruel month. Jake, Windy, my husband and I had to go out of town. My father-in-law died. Jake was sensitive to my mother-in-law. Shortly after we arrived, and several times a day while we were there, Jake … Continue reading

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