My puppy is now 12 years old. He doesn't move as fast as he once did. He doesn't hear as well as he once did.
November 29, 2009 in Tall Tails
Today, my family's dogs continue a tradition: a mini-Thanksgiving meal on their plates
November 26, 2009 in Tall Tails
Not only has he brought me companionship but the experiences gained and laughs had are all worth showing a little gratitude.
November 25, 2009 in Tall Tails
MRI and CT scanners, a pain rehabilitation center and an underwater treadmill – those are just some of the state-of-the-art facilities pets can benefit from at a new animal hospital in the United Kingdom.
November 20, 2009 in Tall Tails
I nearly fell on the floor laughing this morning when Denali gave me a piece of his mind for a near minute.
November 19, 2009 in Tall Tails
Eureka! My boys must have some Russian Blue in them.
November 18, 2009 in Tall Tails
If by chance my parents are not quick enough closing the door, boom – he’s out like a shot. But the pups are having no part of that.
November 14, 2009 in Tall Tails
At 65 pounds and 27 inches at the shoulder (nearly 6 feet on his hind legs), Denali is no lap dog.
November 12, 2009 in Tall Tails
She made sure she was always there, with him, so he wouldn’t be alone.
November 11, 2009 in Tall Tails
Courtesy Katie Nelson
Penny Lane Beglin rolls with the trends, so it wasn’t long before she discovered Facebook. Now she has 72 friends!
November 10, 2009 in Tall Tails
It seemed so ludicrous. Our trainer wanted us to brush Denali's teeth. Seriously, she expected me to put my hand in his mouth ... and him to let me? Yep. And she wanted me to do it every day.
November 8, 2009 in Tall Tails
Denali's diet has been known to include a squirrel carcass and a runaway apple.
November 7, 2009 in Tall Tails
Cody is getting to the point where I can leave him alone while I run out for a few hours, but not in the dark.
November 4, 2009 in Tall Tails
I won’t say dogs are stupid … but you get a kitten, show it a litter box, and bam. The cat is trained.
November 3, 2009 in Tall Tails
When I checked on her, I saw a green leash leading under my bed and the tiniest sliver of black nose sticking out. I tried not to cry.
November 2, 2009 in Tall Tails
Just as I was about to give up, he assumed the position and did his business.
November 1, 2009 in Tall Tails