Category Archives: Dog tails

I love dogs and have rescued several over the years. Training puppies is so much fun, very frustrating at times, but amazingly rewarding when you see that light-bulb go off in their little head when they finally understand what you want. But training doesn’t end with puppy-hood it continues their whole life. It always amazes me when my older dog picks up a new trick just by watching me teach it to a puppy. I hope my stories amuse you and maybe even help you along the way.

Little Mrs. Pointless


Last December my husband surprised me by telling me I was getting a puppy for Christmas!  He knew I would want to choose it so he told me on December 22nd.  We went to several pounds before I found my furry four legged friend.  I knew I wanted a chow mix and called ahead to ensure that each pound had some.  After scouring the pounds […]

Dog Tails: 3 puppies, 3 families


Posted on June 4, 2013 by

Charleston Dog Show 2013

Last Saturday my husband, John, and I went to the Charleston Dog Show.  I had been looking forward to this event for months. We took our six month old puppy Hudson along to compete in the puppy contest.  We had been working very hard on his  “loose-leash” training and this was going to be the ultimate test of his skills.  I’d love to say that […]

Dog tails: Charleston Dog Show 2013


Posted on May 1, 2013 by

Hudson after enjoying his shower with Mommy.

Once upon a time there was a chow-mix puppy named Marley and he loved water. So when his Mommy took showers he would stick his head in and drink water and let all the nice hot steam out of Mommy’s shower. One day Mommy invited Marley in. Marley got soaking wet and never bothered Mommy in the shower again. 12 years later a chow-mix puppy […]

The tail of the unwelcome shower-puppy


Posted on March 2, 2013 by