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...and We're Done! (with Chemo, That Is!)

...and We're Done! (with Chemo, That Is!)

I wanted to make Dylan's last chemo treatment a Big Thing. It was 5 months -- almost to the day!-- since his amputation, and the next "big step" in our...

...and We're Done! (with Chemo, That Is!)

I wanted to make Dylan's last chemo treatment a Big Thing. It was 5 months -- almost to the day!-- since his amputation, and the next "big step" in our...

Happy Birthday, Silly Dilly-do!

Happy Birthday, Silly Dilly-do!

Dylan turns 9 today. I don’t usually make a big deal—publicly!—out of my dogs’ birthdays. In part, because several of them only have “theoretical” birthdays, but also because, well, I’m...

Happy Birthday, Silly Dilly-do!

Dylan turns 9 today. I don’t usually make a big deal—publicly!—out of my dogs’ birthdays. In part, because several of them only have “theoretical” birthdays, but also because, well, I’m...

Do You Have...?

Do You Have...?

I love that question. Really, I do --- even when the answer is "no." Because it gives me the opportunity to learn about what matters to you. I know what...

Do You Have...?

I love that question. Really, I do --- even when the answer is "no." Because it gives me the opportunity to learn about what matters to you. I know what...

Welcoming the Whookie

Welcoming the Whookie

It was hard, losing Vishna that February morning in 2017. Though we still had 3 hounds at home, the house felt so…quiet. We never thought we’d miss her crazy Whippet...

Welcoming the Whookie

It was hard, losing Vishna that February morning in 2017. Though we still had 3 hounds at home, the house felt so…quiet. We never thought we’d miss her crazy Whippet...

The Life of a Lazy Shop Dog

The Life of a Lazy Shop Dog

One of the things I was most looking forward to, when I opened this shop, was bringing the hounds to Houndstooth. So far, we've had two of the four at...

The Life of a Lazy Shop Dog

One of the things I was most looking forward to, when I opened this shop, was bringing the hounds to Houndstooth. So far, we've had two of the four at...

Being Part of Emma's Family

Being Part of Emma's Family

A thousand thoughts filled my head after Ellie’s cancer diagnosis. One of the more practical ones came shortly after we received the estimate for her amputation. Because the diagnosis wasn’t...

Being Part of Emma's Family

A thousand thoughts filled my head after Ellie’s cancer diagnosis. One of the more practical ones came shortly after we received the estimate for her amputation. Because the diagnosis wasn’t...