What I miss… Your barking at dog photos I am editing on the computer or videos on TV. Chasing those TV dogs around the back of the set to see where they go. Not having to get up every five minutes to retrieve the tennis ball that my beloved retriever purposefully rolled under the furniture (fetch is for humans, too, I guess). Your schedule of demands beginning with breakfast barks and followed by lunch cookie barks, dinner barks, and bedtime […]
It is well over the century mark…again. My brain is too fried to write this week. So I bring you My Summer Boys. We finally have a dog in Yogi that loves to swim – and he taught Jackson, too! Who says you can’t teach an old dog new tricks??
A garden gives us peace, tranquility – a place to absorb our worries, allowing us to move forward. In exchange for its service, it requires little: some food for a strong foundation, water for life, a little structure, and some support when needed. A service dog requires no less. In the news recently was a disturbing story of an “emotional support dog” that attacked a passenger on an airplane. The dog was apparently (illegally) seated on its handler’s lap, and […]
Categories: Dog Rescue, Dogs, Homeward Bound Golden Retriever Rescue • Tags: Assistance Dogs International, Emotional Support Dog Requirements, Emotional Support Dogs, Homeward Bound Golden Retriever Rescue, Service Dog Requirements, Service Dogs
When our Jackson picked Yogi out for adoption last fall, I sometimes thought our Bella had been reincarnated in him. The way he cuddles, paws you for pets, refuses to be ignored, hogs the bed, and enjoys gardening with me were wonderfully familiar. But he was definitely his own dog and a bit of a project one at that. On our first few walks, I wondered what I had gotten myself into when he reacted very negatively to select dogs […]