Category Archives: People at the Off Leash Park

R-U-My Litter

Recently, I saw a comment on my Facebook page from R-U-My Litter. I had never heard of R-U-My Litter before and instantly became curious. I decided to check them out and get more details. I found their website and realized … Continue reading

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Dogs Jumping On People

Dog ownership leads to a lot of unpredictable moments; this makes for good storytelling. If you have a dog, or know a family with a dog there are often great “tails” of things taking a sudden turn for the worse. … Continue reading

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A Time To Help Out – Pattison K9 Rescue Team

A few weeks ago I was on Twitter; I follow quite a few dog sites as I enjoy their educational and entertainment value. One of the sites, The Toronto Daily Pet mentioned that dog collars were needed for the Pattison … Continue reading

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The Seven Deadly Dog Sins

My daughter, Emily, suggested that I write about “the seven deadly sins” but with a canine twist. Naturally, I loved the idea and felt that it should be my next post. Lust of course comes straight to my mind from … Continue reading

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It is all about Marlo

This week’s story came into my head while I was out dog walking in our neighborhood. I could see Marlo, a sweet Cockapoo, being walked with Wayne, one of her owners, in the distance. I smiled to myself realizing what … Continue reading

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Sampson Finds A Forever Home

As it often happens I meet people at the park with their dogs, and we strike up a conversation. I met Tracy recently, and her dog Sampson. We hit it off right away – despite all the mosquitos lately! I … Continue reading

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Dogs and Seniors

Yesterday I had a chance encounter which is worth writing about; it involves some dogs and a lovely senior at a local off-leash park on a very hot day. I noticed off to the side that a senior with two … Continue reading

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How Assistance Dogs Help Children with Autism

I would like to introduce you to a wonderful pair named Clive and Murray who live in Ireland. Clive is a Goldendoodle, a cross between a poodle and a retriever. He is an Autism Assistance dog for thirteen year old boy … 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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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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