Monthly Archives: March 2011

Dog Tired

I’m sorry for that pun or whatever it is, but I couldn’t resist it, since it’s perfectly true. Down at the note factory, we’ve had two rehearsals, four concerts, and one recording session in four days.  Also during those four … Continue reading

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Good Dog Treats

Sawyere and I worked hard this morning, on stay, down stay, and drop it.  The first two were quite good, and the last will take more time, although we did get the basic idea.  After I left him, I swung to … Continue reading

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Akbash Update

Sawyere had his best day ever, today, and all there is to write about him is that he’s one good dog.  The effort I’m making this week to keep him at the top of his form, physically and psychically, and still … Continue reading

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Knucklebone Knucklehead

Early this morning, I went out to Sawyere’s dormitory to give him his breakfast and have our first play of the day.  I don’t think I’ve explained here before that Sawyere has a journal, which is kept in his special bin–it’s like the … Continue reading

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Oh, Dear

There were so many possible titles for this blog, but I rejected them all in favor of a simple statement of my feelings at the time (and the time was yesterday). I was taking a short nap when Beloved F … Continue reading

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Give Me A Good Reason

why Thundershirts are not being worn by every anxious shelter dog (I forgot to check whether the shirt is also offered for cats–if it isn’t, I’m sure it will be, at some point).  Am I missing something, or is this a … Continue reading

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Sawyere At One Week

It was last Monday that we began the official process of rehabbing Sawyere, and exactly one week later, it’s a perfect time to take a look at how far we’ve come.  Last week we were afraid to touch Sawyere’s neck area.  This … Continue reading

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