A Paw on the Knee

It was my proudest moment of being a dog mom/handler/owner, whatever you want to call it. Bear put his paw on my knee. I’ve had dogs go High in Trial, Best of Breed, Champions, and rank in the national top ten in obedience. When Bear put his paw on my knee, I melted. I wasContinue reading “A Paw on the Knee”

Do Rescue Dogs Have Stress Nightmares?

Do dogs have horrible nightmares? How would they know that a nightmare is not real? Bear had been making steady progress in acclimating to our home, until yesterday. It started with breakfast. When Bear came to our home 2 months ago, he hated being crated. I believe dogs should not fear being crated because atContinue reading “Do Rescue Dogs Have Stress Nightmares?”

A Mystery Bear – A Rescue Story

Truman Blue has a new little brother, Bear. Like all the other critter’s in Truman’s household, Bear is a rescue. Adopted from the local shelter, Bear is a “Labradog”, mostly Labrador and maybe something else thrown in. Or maybe not, it’s hard to tell. Do I see a DNA test in Bear’s future? Why Bear?Continue reading “A Mystery Bear – A Rescue Story”