Tag Archive: puppies

The Spring Collection from Jimmy Chew’s: A Gnawing Issue

Bees gotta buzz, birds gotta fly, dogs gotta chew. According to the American Humane Society, puppies, like infants and toddlers, explore their world by putting objects in their mouths. And, like babies, they¬†teethe for about 6 months, which usually creates some discomfort. Chewing not only facilitates teething, but also makes sore gums feel better. What…

What’s in a Name? Hopalong Cassidy

Our new puppy is a pouncer and a jumper and a hopper and a leaper. She pounces on balls, big and small, snow drifts and errant towels that wind up on the floor. ¬†So after a few days of trying out a few monikers — Shadow, from the name of her litter; Kansas, the state…

Introductions Part 2: Our New Puppy

We were four in our household — three humans and one dog — until December 28, 2012, when we lost our beloved Aussie, Jazzy. Still reeling from our loss, we realized our barn/home was too big to be without a dog. So we went online — the same way we found Jazzy –and searched until…

Puppy Love: National Puppy Day

I am a few days late — National Puppy Day was March 23rd. But it’s never too late to post cute images of puppies and a reminder that dog adoption is a great idea. http://www.nationalpuppyday.com/index2.htm. These are champagne lab pups, and their older siblings, bred by my “uncle” Mike who lives with his wife, Elizabeth,…