Category Archives: rescue

Holy Terrier

“Do you want a puppy?” My friend Lori grinned at me wickedly. I was at the Morgan Horse gala last weekend and Lori, who breeds Cairn terriers, was there. She explained that one pup from her last litter was born … Continue reading

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Grendel Update

I just got this pic of Grendel, now Achilles, from his new mom, Robin. He has been keeping her on her toes. He’s still a major brat, but she has worked hard to get a handle on him. He’s taking … Continue reading

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More German Shepherd Rescues… Or Not…

The rescue effort to save brother and sister German shepherds, Ace and Lucy, reached its height today. They were scheduled to be euthanized tomorrow. In my snooping around, I discovered that there was a home waiting in Northern Ohio, with … Continue reading

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Grendel One-Ups Me

See that knowing look? (Is he WINKING?!) It’s because Grendel is full well aware that he has finally REALLY impressed me. When I pulled up the hill today, I was surprised to see a coyote duck into my garage as … Continue reading

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A Milestone for Grendel

Tonight Grendel was romping around in the house with a rubber jingle ball. He let me reach into his mouth and take it away from him. He made no protest and showed no resentment at all, and I didn’t even … Continue reading

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Grendel Progress

Here is a pic of him playing today. I make sure to always walk away from him, fast, and we moved over a big area all around the place. I even hid on him a couple of times and he … Continue reading

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New Puppy!

Thanks everyone for the good wishes. And the name suggestions! “It’s a dog eat dog world, Sammy, and I’m wearing Milk Bone underwear!” Today I walked him about four miles. It was a workout. He has a long stride and … Continue reading

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Aggressive Dog Rant — and a New GSD

I know it’s been awhile since I’ve posted. I’ve been in a slump since Caje died. I underestimated how much having a big, active dog around had kept me motivated. I was at a barbecue yesterday and went inside the … Continue reading

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Today’s Project – Greyhound

Actually this was done a couple of weeks ago. My friend Ellen took it to a GEM event for rescue greyhounds. This is pastel and conte on black charcoal paper, about 9 x 12″.

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A New Season

My book, “Return to Manitou” tells the story of how my best friend of 23 years, Kimmy, was given six months to live. She survived only a few weeks past this prognosis in 2003. During those precious last weeks, she … Continue reading

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