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No. No, I Do Not Own Four Dogs.

This afternoon, the dogs and I strolled down our street.  Houston walked on my left attached to the leash around my waist.  Booker marched on his leash on my right.  Faith kept Houston in line and between us.  And, Gus trotted … Continue reading

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Santa Paws Came to Town

Santa Paws Came to Town Each year our Kaibab Bernese Mountain Dog family, under the stewardship of Mary-Ann Bowman, comes together with Secret Santa. Today, when I came home from school, a brown box was resting next to the gate. Bernie … Continue reading

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Snow Safety for Dogs

For Gus, a poodle-mix, it was all fun and games until the snow balled up turning him into a mini Michelin Man who couldn’t waddle home. Three tricks that keep curly-furred friends safe in the snow: 1.  Spray olive oil … Continue reading

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Why We Can’t Have Nice Things #2

Betty White eats on the corner of the sofa.

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Why We Can’t Have Nice Things #1

Our sofa and loveseat set is one of the least expensive sold at RC Willey because Gus carries pumpkin-coated kibble from his bowl to the sofa.

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A Human in the Horde

Often, I think of Hooker’s Horde as the animals with whom I am blessed to share a home at that time. But, I think that as the human or the hu-mom, my role is bigger. I am a part of … Continue reading

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The Older the Violin, The Sweeter the Music

Adopting Seniors 17 March 2014   “The older the violin, the sweeter the music.” — Captain Augustus McCrae     In 2012, the first senior to make himself at home in the Hooker Horde arrived.  Sunny was an all black … Continue reading

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