Category Archives: Odds & Ends

Getting A Puppy For Christmas?

I wanted to post a reminder as we go into the holiday season… some are thinking about getting a puppy or kitten for a gift for themselves or a loved one. PLEASE, please…Do your research! If at all possible, do … Continue reading

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Worried About The Recalls? Make Your Own Dog Treats!

With all the recalls out there on dog food and dog treats, I thought I would post today about how easy it is to make your own treats for your dog. There are a lot of flavors and ways to … Continue reading

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Talk On Communicating with Animals…

This last fall I went to a Women’s Spirituality Conference at the Minnesota State University, Mankato. There were four different classes offered that were geared toward animals/pets. I was fortunate to attend two of the four classes that were offered … Continue reading

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Back From Being “Just Too Busy…..”

Hey All! It’s been awhile since I have written a post here so I thought I’d better get my typing fingers in gear and let you know about some of the things I’ve been doing. I attended a talk with … Continue reading

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Write it down!

We are going on a vacation soon and we are not going to be able to take all of our pets with us. Lucky for us we have a good friend who will be house and dog sitting for us … Continue reading

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Snake in the Grass…

  With summer in full swing there are a lot of things for you to do with your dog and puppy. Hiking, camping, vacations, shows, swimming and training are just a few of the fun things you and your canine companion … Continue reading

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Thorns may hurt you, men desert you, sunlight turn to fog; but you’re never friendless ever, if you have a dog. Douglas Mallock   For those of us who have dogs or have had a dog or dogs in the … Continue reading

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Domestic Dog Gene Pool Smaller Than Once Thought

I just finished an article in the February issue of The National Geographic magazine about dogs. It is a great article that gives some interesting insight into the genetics of the varied dog breeds that we humans have come up … Continue reading

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This Mild Winter; January 8, 2012

Nessa and Odin playing in the yard. LOOK! There is still some GREEN in the grass! As I write this post it is 36 degrees outside and the sun is shining brightly in the window. This has been a winter … Continue reading

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Have you ever built a “dog hut?”

A week or so ago Roger built a hut in the yard for our dogs to play in during the winter. They love to go out and play in the snow but they do get cold and are ready to … Continue reading

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