Monthly Archives: January 2011

Say Bye Bye to Bear Bear

A few weeks go by, and Mom decides: Bear is finally ready for adoption. She creates a special online “adoptable dog” profile for him, which is standard procedure. None of us were  expecting what happened next: The applications come flooding in. … Continue reading

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Houston, we have a problem

He came to us with the name Bear Bear.  Weighing a diminutive 9 ½ pounds, Mom didn’t think he needed 2 names, plus having a BB and a Bear Bear in the house was just dumb. So we shortened his … Continue reading

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The Science of Dog Hair

Fine Readers, Today I’d like to go off topic (please indulge me): I’d like to take a moment to have a scientific and somewhat technical discussion about the different varieties of canine hair. The two basic types are explained below: … Continue reading

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A Visit from Nessa

 You won’t believe it Readers, We are expecting a celebrity guest and the house is buzzing with excitement! Of course, sophisticated breeds like myself rub elbows with celebrities all the time so it’s really no big deal – but I’m still … Continue reading

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Abby Blossoms – apparently

Dear Readers, August 19th, 2010: Mark the date. Because, according to Mom, Abby had a red-letter day, and we are all supposed to be thrilled to pieces about it. One full week with no accidents (Side note: “accidents” is human … Continue reading

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Welcome foster number 2: Lord help us all

My Dearest Readers, Being part poodle, I consider myself to be a refined animal. Though I realize this is a stereotype, you must admit, we are a sophisticated breed. At my house our radio is set to NPR, we watch … Continue reading

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Transport Day

Dear Readers, I have quickly come to learn what “transport day” means. Once a month Mom gets all excited, grabs her camera and runs out the door with no more than a pat on the head for me. She leaves … Continue reading

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