MAN’S BEST FRIEND IS ALWAYS READY By Dave Barry I’m trying to convince my wife that we need a dog. I grew up with dogs, and am comfortable with their ways. If we’re visiting someone’s home and I suddenly experience a sensation of humid warmth, and I look down and see that my right arm… Continue reading Man’s Best Friend
This is one of the neatest stories I’ve ever heard. You will know precisely what this little girl is talking about at the end! “Danielle keeps repeating it over and over again. We’ve been back to this animal shelter at least five times. It has been weeks now since we started all of this,” the… Continue reading Puppy Size
By Ron Havener I get lots of letters from people asking about dog shows and why they matter in the overall scheme of things. Let’s take a closer look at that question. Dog shows, like most shows for purebred livestock, started out as a chance for breeders to compare their kennels and evaluate the progress… Continue reading Dog Shows – What’s It All About?
By Ron Havener At a recent show, a reader came up to a bookstand and she was very upset. Why did Mr. Hevener kill off Kane in The Blue Ribbon? she wanted to know. How could he do such a thing! The poor bookseller didn’t know what to say. But, had I been there, I… Continue reading Whatever It Takes
Airlines must begin tallying pet casualties By LESLIE MILLER The Associated Press WASHINGTON — Plenty of vacation guides list camps that allow dogs or rank pet-friendly hotels, but until now there’s been no way to know which airlines are safest for four-legged travelers. That’s about to change. Starting June 15, airlines will be required to… Continue reading Airlines Must Tally Pet Casualties
One of the most frightening things a dog owner can experience is when one of their dogs is suddenly missing. Trying to remember all the things they should do is difficult in the stress of the moment. Here is a list that may help. It was compiled by Sidney Boardman (Director of the USDA Missing… Continue reading My Dog Is Lost! What Do I Do Now?
Simply Southern 2005 A level 5 hurricane named Katrina, a Casino newly perched on the top of the host hotel, the destruction of Biloxi and New Orleans, there was just nothing that was going to stop the SCA 2005 National Committee. What a wonderful national these folks managed to put on despite all the hardships… Continue reading Ariel Does The National
The Sammy Olympics were held on Saturday, September 10, 2005. As always, this is an event that everyone who attends enjoys. Not only the humans, but the dogs as well. This year the turn out was great and there were several events offered. Cheri Hollenback chaired the event and was in charge of the herding.… Continue reading Sammy Olympics
Puppy Pie Take one puppy, roll and play until lightly pampered, then add the following. 1 cup patience 1 cup understanding 1 small pinch of correction 1 cup well packed, hard work 2 heaping cups of praise 1 1/2 cups of fun, any flavor Blend well Now Heat with the warmth of your heart until… Continue reading A Recipe For Puppy Pie
** DOGGY DICTIONARY ** LEASH: A strap which attaches to your collar, enabling you to lead your person where you want him/her to go. DOG BED: any soft, clean surface, such as the white bedspread in the guest room or the newly upholstered couch in the living room. DROOL: Is what you do when your… Continue reading Doggy Dictionary