This blog is a tribute to Belle, and all the dogs who have come before and after. They are my friends, my companions, my teachers and my students. They bring me both joy and heartache, laughter and tears. There is nothing as sweet as the smell of puppy breathe, and nothing as sad as the final goodbye.

Sunday, November 20, 2016

Stephen Bodio's Querencia: Guardian/herding dog differences

A worthwhile read if you are fascinated by breed differences like I am.

Stephen Bodio's Querencia: Guardian/herding dog differences:   I’ve written extensively about our relationship with our working livestock guardian dogs and have written very littl...

Thursday, November 10, 2016


Did she just say “lunch?”

Should I beg?
Sure love to munch.

Bowls and bones bring bliss.
                      Jacquelyn Campbell

Monday, November 7, 2016

Vote and let your voice be heard

Dogs bring people together and keep us connected. Don't let politics disconnect us. Dogs Matter.

Wednesday, November 2, 2016

Little Shelter Sanctuary

No excuses, this is what is needed. 
To do otherwise is morally
wrong and unethical.