Let’s start off the work week with a sleeping dog (Ivan). To me this is a photo of relaxation, well earned after a high altitude hike.
Our rescue dog, Ivan, has some oversized features, a function of breed mixing. His background report claims he is a chow chow mixed with a Siberian husky, also known as a chusky. I don’t think so–more breeds were involved in the parents. Regardless, he is a great dog, a gentle giant, most of the time.Continue reading “Oversized”
Yesterday two of our dogs pulled apart what had been my favorite pair of worn out hiking socks. I donated them for the cause: keeping dogs occupied during the pandemic. They always battle to a draw.
Ivan’s head disappears in a desperate search for his bone which is actually a peanut left by a squirrel. The peanut is long gone, but no one told Ivan.
Our rescue dogs had to settle for walks yesterday–the beach area where they romp was closed to minimize the spread of Covid-19. So, I am posting Molly and Teddy on the run at a time before the pandemic.
We’re fostering a rescue dog that quickly learned to hide in our backyard. But after some TLC the pooch wants in on everything.
In the glow of an orange sunrise Dogs don’t care, They bark out loud and tumble In a smoking lounge Of bad air. While I worry if tomorrow Will be the same.
Ivan, the rescue dog, still hasn’t learned to close the front door after he pushes it open. Training to continue.
Every dog at an animal shelter has a story about how they ended up caged, their existence dependent on someone reclaiming, or adopting them. According to the ASPCA, 670,000 dogs were euthanized at shelters across the United States last year. On the plus-side, 1.6 million were saved via the adoption process. I went to aContinue reading “Dogs In Need”