MyDogLikes: Love Letter, a Sincere Thank You

A couple of months ago, I was going through some of the paperwork that we received when we adopted Charlie from GRROWLS. We were hoping to discover more information about his lineage so that we could sign him up for the Morris Animal Foundation-Golden Retriever Lifetime Study....more

MyDogLikes: Top 5 Benefits of Dog Agility

After earning his Canine Good Citizen (CGC) certification a couple months back, our little wiggle butt puppy expressed some serious interest in taking an agility class....more

Read This Before You Give a Bunny or Chick for Easter

Live animals don’t belong in Easter baskets. As adorable as baby bunnies, chicks, and ducks may be, they aren’t great gifts. They require an intense level of care and have life expectancies of up to around 20 years. ...more
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When to Dismount and Say Thank You.

“Asking your horse to hold your weight at the halt, like gossiping cowboys with their legs hooked over their saddle-horns, is much harder for a horse than moving with weight on his back. When you’re not riding, kindly get off his back.”This quote is from last week’s blog and Cathy asked me to elaborate. I promised I’d hold it to a moderate rant....more

Tips for the Fat Rider. (What?!)


Problems With Allergies

 My mom has the worst allergies EVER! Growing up and watching her deal with her allergies made me extremely grateful not to have them! Boy was I wrong! Who knew there was such a thing as late onset allergies?!...more

Don't Let the Hamster Fool You

The question: How fast could your child's hamster actually run if they ever accidentally got away from you? The answer: Like a bat out of hell. Here's the culprit: Honey, my 12 year old daughter's long haired Syrian hamster. Brat. ...more
So funny. I'm pretty sure the number one reason I never got my kids a hamster is exactly your ...more

Fish Hospice

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Finding Bella

Bella, a scrawny black lab mix, was the first dog I'd had since becoming an adult. She came to me after being hit by a car and subsequently having surgery to amputate one of her legs. She was friendly and energetic and good company. I loved her. ...more

Care-giving and the Art of Mucking.

 We have a shade tree next to the barn runs that gives the sweetest summer shade, but reeks havoc on winter footing....more