Category Archives: Adding a Second Dog to Your Home

My 100th Post

As I sit here at the computer I cannot believe I am writing my 100th and last post for dogstwentyfourseven. This blog means so much to me and has been a labour of love. I decided that I would like … Continue reading

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CAAT- Canadian Animal Assistance Team

My blog is winding down as I approach 100 posts. As I reflect on what I’ve written, I’ve realized that a theme of my blog has been how dogs are wonderful connectors. For example, when meeting on the street or … Continue reading

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Waking Up With Munchkin

Yesterday at my local dog off-leash park I chatted with Frank Abrams .Over the last few years we have gotten to know each other; as I’ve mentioned before, dogs are wonderful connectors.The picture above is his dog Quincee, at the … Continue reading

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Can you teach an old dog new tricks?

Ember joined our family last Spring; at the time, she was just two weeks shy of her eighth birthday. We decided to add a second older dog to our family knowing there are many senior dogs in need of forever … Continue reading

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My First Year As A Dog Blogger

This month has whizzed by for me as Decembers tend to do, with a busier schedule and an active social calendar. This post is easy to write as timing is everything. Exactly a year ago – minus a few weeks … Continue reading

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Heart Ache After Your Dog Dies

When I am out walking dogs I have the opportunity to meet many new people. Sometimes it is just a pleasant hello, or a nod of a head as we pass one another. Other times a complete stranger will want to pat … Continue reading

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Ember’s Follow Up

This week marks the eighth week our new dog, Ember, has been living with us.  I am delighted to say that our choice to adopt an older dog was a wonderful decision! Our family is smitten with her, as is … Continue reading

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A Tribute to a Family Dog

When the beloved family dog dies it is such a sad event for all involved. Owners all grieve in different ways, and time is really the only healer to ease the heartache. I have experienced this myself with the loss … 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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