Monthly Archives: February 2012

Lovely Lily the Golden Retriever

Lily and I met around six years ago; it is hard to tell exactly how many as years tend to fly by. We met through my friend Janine; I walk her dog Fulton. The two dog owners live near each … Continue reading

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Sprinter this Winter

When you are a dog walker you become focused on the weather. From the minute I wake up to 680 news on the radio I lay there with bated breath to hear how the day will play out weather wise. … Continue reading

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What’s Your Dog’s Name?

I have noticed a huge shift in the last ten years regarding dog names. Today, the majority of owners give their precious canines “people names.” I think the trend really expresses how much we consider our dog to be a … Continue reading

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Let’s Find Bella a Home!

When I was a little girl I loved to read books on animals. Stories of dogs and horses were my favorites. I remember reading Beautiful Joe and Black Beauty, two different stories written from a dog’s and horse’s perspective about … Continue reading

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Canine Winter Fashion 2012

With winter’s return this past weekend I thought that now is the perfect time to discuss dogs wearing coats. I have been talking to owners and taking fun pictures over the last couple of weeks of some “models” wearing their … Continue reading

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Zoey’s Story

A few years ago I was taking a walk in a local dog off-leash park. I love seeing the owners with their dogs enjoying this wooded area and the quiet reflection time that can be experienced in the middle of … Continue reading

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A Gift Named Rupert

A friend in my neighborhood is currently fostering the most adorable yellow lab puppy for the Lions Foundation of Canada Dog Guides. The whole process from start to finish fascinates me and I would like to share what I have … Continue reading

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What’s your dog’s “Type?”

Two days ago, at the dog park, I could not help but laugh at my twelve and a half year old lab. Abby was delighted to see Toby, a very large white Shepard. In his presence she completely forgets she … Continue reading

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