Monthly Archives: May 2012

When Dogs Get Sick

My life around dogs gives me constant ideas for future posts. Today this post comes from my heart. I have a dear friend Jon whose dog Hailey is quite sick. Problems started about a month ago when she had bout … Continue reading

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Celebrating your Dog’s Birthday

Our dog Ember had her eighth birthday on May 26th; this was a special day for us. We have never celebrated any of her birthdays before because she joined our family less than a month ago. I have started asking … Continue reading

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Dog Siblings Reunite

Some magic happened a few days ago at the off leash park near our home. I do not believe that how it played out was a coincidence. The timing was extraordinary, and is something I will treasure my whole life. … Continue reading

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Dogs and the Mailman

As I write this post I am smiling as every dog I have encountered has had different experiences with the mailman. I am confident that every dog owner could tell a great mailman story from years gone by. Because of … Continue reading

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My Mother’s Menagerie

This week I welcome a guest writer to my blog. When I was a child we were lucky to spend time on Stoney Lake in the Kawartha’s in Ontario. It was a chance to reconnect with other families after a … Continue reading

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Your Dog Walking Route

Going for a walk with your dog can be a gift for many reasons; physical fitness for you and your pooch, great thinking time when alone or maybe a chance to meet up with a friend to chat. My dog-walking … Continue reading

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We Are Now A Two Dog Family

Today a second dog was added to our family and we are on cloud nine. Little Hot Ember – her given name at a breeders – chose us to be her forever family. We are delighted with her without even … Continue reading

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Senior Dogs Make Wonderful Pets

In March I wrote a post called Senior Dogs and the Gifts They Bring, https://dogstwentyfourseven.wordpress.com/2012/03/08/374/. It came from my heart as our lab is almost thirteen and I know many other sweet senior dogs. Older dogs have so many wonderful … Continue reading

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