Tag Archives: Amish

Lining Them Up For Sick Call

Windy and Hope are still sick. Windy’s trip to the veterinarian revealed a temperature of 104 degrees. Normal for a dog is 101, but 102 can be OK if the dog has been outside in the heat playing then coming … Continue reading

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Barking Through The Night

Severe thunder and lightening last night kept us awake – with Windy’s barking. We welcomed Windy into our home last August, and not until now did we have such a storm at night. As lightening lit up the bedroom, Windy … Continue reading

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Shows On Puppy Mills, Animal Hoarding Tonight

If you will be home tonight, or have a DVR, you might want to check out the following shows. First at 10 p.m. on Animal Planet is a story about dog hoarding. I realize shows like these hurt us to … Continue reading

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How Smart Is Your Furkid?

On the Today show this morning a border collie displayed some amazing language recognition http://tinyurl.com/4tl4nda. Chaser knows more than 1,000 words and understands small sentences like “Fetch ball”.  This made me inventory my furkids’ vocabulary. Jake, Hope and Windy know … Continue reading

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Puppy Mill Girl Gets Bold

Hope, who had been in an Amish puppy mill for five years, struggles with trust issues. Free from the mill for a little more than two years, she has made progress. Yesterday she surprised me again. If you have at … Continue reading

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Another Puppy Mill Girl Surprise

Hope, our miniature schnauzer who was in an Amish puppy mill for five years, decided she wanted a walk and didn’t care if no one else wanted one. Hope started her “I want a walk” bark. Jake and Windy joined … Continue reading

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Dog Auction Ban Fails; Puppy Mills Continue

Ohio probably will remain for at least another year as one of the most notorious puppy mills states in the nation. The Coalition to Ban Dog Auctions did not get enough signatures to place the ban in the hands of … Continue reading

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Puppy Mill Girl Shows Her Smarts

In spite of being in an Amish puppy mill for five years, Hope is an intelligent dog. This month we celebrate her being out of the mill for two years, and today she surprised me. We feed the furkids twice … Continue reading

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More Progress for Puppy Mill Girl

Hope, our Amish puppy mill girl, has been free of the mill for two years, after having spent five years in it. Recently, she gave me more anticipation of her becoming a normal dog. Hope loves to go for walks … Continue reading

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Puppy Mill Girl Still Anxious

Hope has been free of the Amish puppy mill for almost two years. She has lived with us for nearly 15 months. Hope has improved greatly. She never goes into a crate, will let you pat her on the head … Continue reading

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