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Bed Hog

The scene: Monday. 3:38 a.m. Reoowww. Fiona stands on the side of the bed, tail wagging wildly. “Goodnight Fiona.” I call. Reeoooowww. Fiona is now right next to the bed. She rests her head on the mattress. I know she’s

She’s a Big Girl Now

They grow so fast. Sniff. Last night at agility, Fiona did the full-size dog walk without hesitation. It may not sound like a big deal, but for Fiona it was. For months she’s been frightened and would promptly turn around

I Am Woman Hear Me Grrr

When we thought about getting a girl Kerry Blue, we heard all the warnings: Kerry females are bossy They’ll run the household They’ll put your male dogs in their place Oh those Kerry girls… Quite frankly, female Kerries didn’t sound

A Dog By Many Other Names

Before I officially adopted Finnegan, I did a lot of reading. I wanted to change his name. And I wanted to do it the right way. My research said to do it slowly…that the dog may not take to the

Open Door Policy

It was 7 p.m. Tuesday evening. Cool, I thought, just enough time to run to the bathroom before taking Fiona to the vet. I walk to the bathroom with Fiona following closely behind. Fiona stops and gives me a blank