The Fosters: Bucky and Kitten Updates

With the weekend just about upon us, here is what’s happened here at foster central. As some of you saw from the comments, I do not have bottle feeder kittens. Things change in rescue all the time, and another rescue had a bottle feeder nearby and immediately available, while I wasn’t available for another day,…Read more »

Gracie Chronicles: Belly Rubs

Do you think Gracie was relaxed enough at a recent visit to Ronald McDonald House for a pet therapy visit? Every time this woman stopped the belly rub Gracie gave her a gentle paw as a reminder that Gracie wasn’t finished yet. She’s such a good little therapy dog!

Gracie Chronicles: AKC S.T.A.R Puppy

The American Kennel Club has a program for all dogs, not just purebred dogs, encouraging dog owners/guardians/parents…pick your term…to be responsible and provide well for their dog. Puppies under a year old can earn the S.T.A.R puppy award, which stands for Socialization, Training, Activity, and Responsibility. For more info, here’s the things you must complete…Read more »

Gracie Chronicles: Wet Dog

I had to get a portrait or two done today to enter into the pet portrait challenge on the 365 photo project. We were to do something creative or unusual. So I got Gracie after taking her out to potty in a soaking rain. I am here to tell you that it is absolutely impossible…Read more »

The Group Dog Walk

…was a success! Twelve people signed up, but seven showed, and that was a great and manageable group. The people were fun to talk with and the dogs were amazingly well-behaved. Two of the dogs are therapy dogs: Gracie’s mom, Portia and the German Shepherd here. All the dogs got along fine, and everyone kept…Read more »