Tag Archives: Barking

Dogs at work

Gambit and Eddie don’t just lounge around all day.  They earn their keep, constantly on the lookout for pesky groundhogs, feral cats, and the occasional escaped dog. Recently, they’ve become very good at barking once then sitting quietly by the … Continue reading

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Soprano solo

As I’ve mentioned before, Nellie sings. We did teach her to sing on command, but it lasted for only a day because she would get too excited. Then, instead of singing a pretty tune, Nellie made any noise she chose. … Continue reading

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Screens are for sissies

When it’s cool outside, we like to leave the doors open to bring fresh air in and prevent our carpets from starting to smell like dogs live here.  The dogs enjoy it, since it means they get two vantage points … Continue reading

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Mind your manners in the car, too

Now that his quiet time following heartworm treatment has been over for 2 1/2 months, Edwin is making some progress in the obedience department.  He’s starting to show the potential of being a very good dog in terms of obedience … Continue reading

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Hush, Hound

It’s no secret.  Hounds are noisy.  Really, really noisy. Nellie was no exception. “Ba-roo-roo-roo. Ba-roooo-roo-roo.” This was the noise that we heard day and night for the first few weeks with Miss Smelly Nellie Belly, in addition to some little … Continue reading

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