After running off-leash for about a mile on the beach with another two miles of walking, Ivan quickly found the sofa when we arrived home. He stayed there with a look that said ” I’m not moving.”
Molly is our lead rescue dog. She mentors dogs we foster while dutifully carrying out other “services” such as security (she barks at anything that moves outside the house when she is inside); alerting us to mail and package deliveries; critter patrol and much more. This border collie mix has been our best friend forContinue reading “Molly’s Glamour Shots”
Took Ivan to the beach yesterday to “test” our bond. He’s a runaway dog that we rescued last year. If I let him off leash, will he return? The photos tell the story. Note: This training took place at high tide–most of the beach was underwater. There were no people or dogs around, so conditionsContinue reading “Ivan Escapes…”
Ivan(left) and Molly(right) start their week off with a spirited tug of war which usually ends in a tie.
We save them so they can save us.
When we rescued Teddy in March of 2015, her age wasn’t known, best guess is three or four. She’s a wonderful dog who runs the show, dictating when it is time to eat, walk and get petted. The above shot is of that time between these main events, a period of watchful boredom for her;Continue reading “The Time Between…”
“Get off that laptop,” or something like that is what Ivan is telling me this morning. Yes, it’s time for breakfast. Since Ivan doesn’t bark, he uses his eyes to talk to me. Very effective.
In a rare moment our three rescue dogs were close enough to each other for a photo–that’s Anne off to the side. We were visiting…with masks on….and the dogs had just finished round two of tearing madly around a new yard–that’s why they are lined up.
“Hey, get off your laptop and pay some attention to ME!”