You can take this job and chew it

Gavel the former police dog in training has been in the news lately, and not just because he’s darn cute: If you’re not familiar with Gavel’s story, he was bred and trained to become a police sniffer dog in Queensland, Australia.  There was nothing wrong with his sniffer other than a preference for people over…

Lazy Sunday Mornings

Today’s tip: Dont worry about being the crazy dog owner.  Take as many pictures and as much video of your furry friends as you can.  And have fun with it.  

Puppity Family Adventures: SoCal Pet Expo

  Today’s adventure: the annual local Pet Expo.  Do you ever have so much fun that you don’t realize how tired you are until you’re back in the car?  It was that kind of day for all of us.  (Especially Heather, who lost track of how many friendly critters she got to pet – even…

A few words about the diversity of disability

We’re fans of diversity.  In people and in general. Often, people who share membership in a diversity group feel some kinship with other members of the group.  Often. Not always. And often not always in the world of disability.  Being disabled is such a broad label, I’m not sure it should be applied nearly as…

And your little dog, too! 

Names and relations have been changed to protect the very (bad dog!) guilty, but let’s be fair: we all know at least one person who proclaims to hate “yappy little dogs.”   Not yappy dogs.  Not little dogs.  Always “Yappy little dogs.”   Some people (see disclaimer above) go so far as to take delight…