• Gotcha!

    It has almost been a year since we adopted the divine and the lovely Jazzmin. Her 12th birthday has passed and her gotcha day is at the end of the month. Gotcha days are what those of us who adopt second hand dogs celebrate, instead of birthdays. Often, we don’t...

  • Channel Surfing 101

    Me: Go take control of the TV. Play video games or watch something. Daughter: (stunned) You mean.. I actually get control of the remote? Me: Yeah. Daughter: I never get control of the TV. I’m not sure what to do with it. Me: Well it works like this. You pick...

  • Tug

    There are better things, I suppose, than saving dogs from boredom, but I suspect Lexi would argue to the contrary. Lexi’s anxiety has turned out to be nothing but pure boredom, a common ailment in the Labrador Retriever. She may have confidence issues too, but I’m unable to diagnose those...

  • Welcome Home, Lexi!

    It seems that a little over a month is about right for me to get another dog after losing a best friend. I am still in the weepy, sobbing stage of grief after losing Mugen. I’m still missing him every night when I go to bed and I miss him...

  • FYI: Pet Food Recall and Dangerous Jerky

    Just an FYI for all you dog lover’s out there! As of April 6, 2012 the FDA has issued a recall on Diamond Naturals Lamb and Rice dog food, the ENTIRE flavor has been recalled due to salmonella contamination. Diamond also makes, Costco’s Kirkland brand, Canidae, Solid Gold, Chicken Soup,...