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The Big Reveal and an Escape!

A few weeks ago, I ordered a DNA kit from Wisdom Panel to learn about Louie’s breeding. He is obviously a mix (37.5%), but he has some tell-tale signs of the hound family and the hound group has the highest … Continue reading

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My Odd Dog

It’s been a hot summer and it isn’t even officially one month old. The hot weather brings thunderstorms that pop up suddenly, so Louie has been giving the ol’ Thundershirt a workout. It isn’t a miracle cure for Louie’s fear … Continue reading

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Farewell, Bourbon

My next door neighbor Bourbon crossed the Rainbow Bridge last week. He was pushing 16, so it wasn’t unexpected and he had become frail in the past few weeks. He looked to be part Rhodesian Ridgeback with some hound and … Continue reading

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Random quirks

It has been awhile since I’ve posted here, everything has been fine, just hectic. Louie is his same adorable self and new facets of his personality continue to emerge (maybe I should have named him “Sybill”). One running joke I … Continue reading

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The Christmas Guest

Christmas Eve 2014. It is raining hard when I pull into the Saving Grace parking lot. I was about half an hour early and they weren’t quite ready, so I slogged back to the car. At least it wasn’t a … Continue reading

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Year in Review

I was watching Louie playing with his jolly ball in the backyard and it dawned on me that this coming Friday is the first anniversary of him coming here to live. He really has come a long way in a … Continue reading

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Bunnies, Click Beetles and Squirrels

I know I’ve mentioned what a good dog Louie is to walk with. He keeps a good pace, doesn’t pull and he doesn’t sniff every single blade of grass before he pees. He shows little interest in cats but he … Continue reading

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