Monthly Archives: September 2009

LABRADOR PUPPY UPDATE!

What a week for little Abby. She romped into the vet clinic Monday morning, as boisterous as a pup could be. Many hours later she was still struggling to fully come out of anesthesia. Our vet used the same combination … Continue reading

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A LAB PUPPY IN TROUBLE

What is the value of a life, when all is said and done? A record of good deeds, or great accomplishments? Being known for honesty, a loving heart? This is Abby, our five-month-old grandpuppy. She is fighting her her life … Continue reading

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INTERVENTION by Terri Blackstock

Though not in the animal theme of this blog, there’s a book I just have to tell you about. Terri Blackstock’s new book Intervention was inspired by her personal experiences with her daughter’s addictions. Six years ago she became aware … Continue reading

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Cavalier King Charles Spaniels, Cake Toppers & author Teri Wilson

I recently added a new puppy to my household. A Cavalier King Charles Spaniel. I really had no choice in the matter–my only child just went off to college. (sigh.) So, you can see why that new puppy was a … Continue reading

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WILD HORSES

This is just so hauntingly beautiful…you’ve got to listen. I know you’ve already heard the wonderful story of Susan Boyle, this sweet, middle-aged woman who rose from obscurity to become an overnight sensation, but this is her new song. I … Continue reading

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The "RETURN TO SENDER" Horse

As a child, I owned a horse named Cherry. He was a 17-hand Thoroughbred-Clydesdale cross, evidently the result of an intention to produce a heavy hunter, but for me he was just a great kid’s backyard horse–one I rode bareback … Continue reading

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Author Linda Ford: KITTENS!

We live on a farm. We always have cats. My granddaughter, who loves cats, lives in the city with a little dog and she can’t have cats. This is a girl who says when she grows up she is going … Continue reading

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The Old Horse Trader #5: HOW TO TRAIN A ROPING HORSE–NOT!

Verne Upmier looks back over his lifetime as a horse trader with a sense of satisfaction, and is sure that he wouldn’t have exchanged his career for any other. “The horse business treated me pretty good,” he says, “and it … Continue reading

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