Saul, Senior Dog

Better Call Saul

I would like you to meet my new, old man, Saul. This beautiful silver haired, senior dog of 10 years has landed in Washington and into my home. This boy is originally from a shelter in California, after being picked up from the streets as a stray. Someone opened their door and let him walk. …

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Golden Paste - Tumeric Spices

Golden Paste for the Win

The main ingredient in Golden Paste is the powerful turmeric. I feel it’s like the J.Lo of spices. You can sing, you can act, you can open restaurants, you can model, you can do all the things. This spice has been used for medicinal use for over 4000 years which is more than enough time …

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Bam Dog Update

Bam Update #2: Here We Go Again

Thursday 4:30 p.m. Call my Aunt. Tell her there has been no word from the vet so Bam must not have been seen that day. I couldn’t imagine them getting him in any more today. They were keeping him overnight in the hopes he could get his MRI after all and if not, he would …

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Bam Dog Face

Forced to Choose

You always can hear my dog Bam coming even if you can’t see him. He has started to not pick up his back legs when he walks. Instead, he scuffs them wherever he goes. It is particularly noticeable as I don’t have carpet in the house. Having had a previous boxer, Charlie who had Degenerative …

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Dog or Playstation

Dog or PlayStation?

“The art of training a dog owner. Dog owner tells me: Hi, my dog pulls on the leash and runs into the woods after deer if I let it off leash. Me: Okay. What’s the breed? Owner: A Siberian Husky mixed with a coon hound. Me: Okay, so you have a musher mixed with a …

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Congrats What's Next - New Dog Owner

Congrats! What’s Next?

Adopting a dog is outstanding!  It is like Christmas morning when you go to finally sign papers and bring your baby home.  If it is an actual baby, you will be in the headspace to think all things puppy from puppy proofing, closing doors so the puppy can’t pee in every room, provide understanding when …

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Proactive vs Reactive Dog

Top 3 Tips for a Reactive Dog

First, do you even have a reactive dog?  The definition of a reactive dog is one who barks, lunges and/or growls while on leash.  Sound familiar?  Keep reading to find out three very helpful tips to help you and your dog have more peaceful walks. #1:  Lose the Opportunity Think of your dog’s behavior as …

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Dog - Be careful with berries

Be Berry, Berry Careful

As Warren and I were taking a break from clearing brush on the property, we stopped and looked at the bright red berries all over this vine or bush or whatever it was.  It was hard to tell because the greenery was so dense. The berries were so vibrant and eye-catching.  It was very pretty, …

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