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Joanie the Bear

Every dog gets a nickname or two, often earned by some endearing (or not so endearing) personality trait or behavior. Poppy gets crazy when she is excited and pops around, so we call her “Popponuts” Tilly had terrible gas when we transitioned her to the raw diet, so she occasionally gets called “Tilly Beans” or […]

What is a Crate?-Slowly Introducing Joanie to our Hounds

I have to confess, 5 years ago when we got Ernie I had no idea why people used a crate for their dog. We didn’t buy one until Copper came, having separation anxiety, and the rescue gave us a crate for him. So when we brought home Olive and the shelter staff told us to […]

Sampson’s Journey

We have a mix of personalities with our four dogs.   Ernie and Copper don’t like puppies, Copper likes all adult dogs that will play nice with him, Ernie only likes adult female dogs, Tilly doesn’t like anyone except her brothers, and Poppy only likes puppies. So that leaves about every option out.  However, there are […]