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Three Dog Week

We’ve been babysitting since last Friday. This is Blackie: This is Duke: This has been a challenge. We’ve been Blackie’s babysitters of choice since she was two years old. In fact, the first time I took her I had her … Continue reading

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The Winding Path to Dog Ownership, Part VI(a): Enter Our Best Friend

After the disaster of Caramel and Cocoa, we decided to take a break from fostering.  While Cookie had been a wonderful experience, we quickly learned that abandoned dogs often come with behaviour problems.  While these issues are never the dog’s … Continue reading

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A few weeks ago, one of our dog park buddies made the casual comment, “Our Best Friend really needs to live on a farm, where he can run outside all day.”  I’ve been haunted by that remark ever since. When … Continue reading

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