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Category: dogs

Watchdog

My dog Annie likes to lie on the back deck and watch for birds, squirrels, and passersby beyond the fence.    

Man’s best friend

Nothing has touched me more in the last few days than this picture of Sully, Pres. George H.W. Bush’s service dog, lying beside his master’s casket. Sully, named after Capt. […]

So Colorado: Avalanche rescue dog

(slow-loading video, please be patient:) Meet Tikka, Colorado’s newest avalanche rescue pup-in-training, and her handler, Erich. They are currently based at the Arapahoe Basin Ski Area (aka A-Basin) west of […]

Cat Baloo and Harvey too

Baloo, the cat, and his buddy Harvey are rescues, and they go everywhere together. That includes hiking and camping in Colorado with their humans, Cynthia Bennett and her boyfriend. Don’t […]

Happy Friday, everyone

I just rewatched this video, first posted last May. It sure brightened my day. Maybe it will do the same for you.

Battle stations

As a postscript to the previous post, here’s a pic of my dog Annie in her Fourth of July foxhole. Bad mommy that I am, I forgot until just now […]

Squirrel! (video)

Rocco the springer spaniel has what his owners call his “squirrel song.” This is what he does when he sees a squirrel but can’t chase it.  

Another Olympian adopts a homeless Sochi pup

Not to be outdone by fellow Olympian Gus Kenworthy, US snowboarder Lindsey Jacobellis is also adopting a homeless Sochi puppy. Looks a lot like Kenworthy’s pups, doesn’t it? We’ve a […]