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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Obedience School: Calling It Quits

Fiona is an obedience school dropout. There, I said it. It took me by surprise, actually. Fiona was the star of her puppy class. Follow that up with stellar performance at her “Terrible Teens” obedience session. So naturally I signed … Continue reading

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Hip Hop Hooray – A Very Kerry Easter!

They’re on the hunt. Fierce determination. Noses down. Sniffing. Darting from room to room. Looking under chairs…on tabletops. Small whimpers follow. Finnegan and Fiona know that I brought home something fun in those white Walgreens bags. And they’re certain it’s … Continue reading

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