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Ventures into fosterhood

Little Round Top

Gettysburg is much like the rest of Central PA, yet very different.  For me, hearing “Gettysburg” makes me think of a variety of things. Part of Route 30 that is typically well below the speed limit. Traffic to be avoided … Continue reading

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Home project: crochet wreath

The pups and I did not love this winter’s well-below-average temperatures. Admittedly, Gambit enjoyed that it meant I got a huge, warm, fluffy trapper hat for walks.  He promptly decided it was his and gave me the saddest puppy dog … Continue reading

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Telltale sign of a Couches for Breakfast foster

In the CfB household, most of our fosters have one thing in common: They love, love, love to tear up furniture, dog beds, or blankies. Examples: This and this and this and plenty more. Let’s just say I’ve come to … Continue reading

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Lap dog

Some lap dogs actually fit in your lap.  Others make your legs fall asleep. Fortunately for Spring, she just barely fits.  She’s not expected to hit 40 lb, so she’ll probably stay that way.

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On Wednesday, we had a foster first.  After spending Saturday morning meeting a puppy Knick Knack Pittie Pack was hoping to pull, we headed down to the Frederick County Animal Control to pick up her directly from the shelter.  We’ve … Continue reading

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Worldless Wednesday: Pretty little pittie

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Wordless Wednesday: Whiner

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Recipe for a purebred shelter mutt

This one time, about two months ago, we started to reveal the results of Gambit’s Wisdom Panel 2.0 DNA test.  We forgot to finish.  Please excuse us for the forgetfulness! Our Dobie hound has not been confirmed to be a … Continue reading

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Made in Germany

Gambit’s DNA test results indicate that he is a quarter Chow Chow, 1/8 of two other breeds, and half purebred shelter mutt. One of those other eighths was another breed we’re having difficulty seeing in him in terms of appearance, … Continue reading

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… with a curly tail

Since he reached adulthood, we’ve called Gambit a Dobie hound with a curly tail. So, now that a DNA test did not find Doberman as one of the top five potential ancestors of Gambit’s 4 mixed breed great-grandparents, where might … Continue reading

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