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Life’s a Beach for Bowser…and friends

My family went to Maine — without me — and met a herd of other dogs having an awfully good time. Here are just a few of the dogs they met — did I mention, without meĀ — Brittany, Charlie, Amber, a very golden, Golden andĀ Pilot, an Australian Shepherd.

Finding Nemo: Tales of a Snow Dog

Just how deep was it? That’s what they’ll be asking years from now about the blizzard of January 2013 (aka Superstorm Nemo). Thanks to all the photos we took of our new pup — who’d stay in the frigid temps full time if we’d stay out with her — we can document the 14″ to…

I Earned My Wings Today. Thanks for Being my Fans.

I have not been feeling my best for a couple of months. Today, my symptoms hit a turning point. I could not catch my breath; my body shook with every effort to do so and I wheezed each time, in what sounded like a cross between a cry and a whimper. An ultrasound showed what…

Happy Aussie Day!

I’m an Australian Shepherd. Why wouldn’t I use that as an excuse to recognize Australia Day, January 26th, the anniversary of the arrival of the First Fleet at Sydney Cove in 1788 and the proclamation of British sovereignty over the eastern seaboard of New Holland? (I know, my breed doesn’t really have much to do…

I’m half listening

“I used to look at Smokey and think, “If you were a little smarter you could tell me what you were thinking,” and he’d look at me like he was saying, “If you were a little smarter, I wouldn’t have to.” Fred Jungclaus