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Your Puppy Will Grow Up

Normally, when people remind you that your puppy will grow up, they’re talking about the fact that your dog won’t be an adorable three-month-old forever. This post is all about the in-between stage. Your dog is still mentally a puppy, but he’s close to his adult size and full of doofy energy and enthusiasm for […]

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Open Thread

This Weekend OT Has a New Puppy!

Because I’m apparently a glutton for punishment and I’ve decided sleep is for suckers, I have a new addition to my family.

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Pets

Female or Male? Baby or Adult? Fluffy or Flat?

When people talk about getting a dog, they often have very fixed ideas about what they want. Unfortunately, there are a lot of misperceptions that are used to make these decisions.

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Pets

Puppy Postcards: The First Week

Boyfriend and I welcomed a new member into our family last week: a puppy named Rogue.

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Pets

Socializing Your Dog: More Than Just Exposure

In order to become generally confident and relaxed, and therefore relaxing companions, dogs need to be exposed to lots of different types of people, animals, situations, and things. Exposing your puppy or dog to new stuff is good for him, but there is more to good socialization than exposure. The quality of those interactions is important. Because socialization […]

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Just for Fun

Feelin’ Down? This Post Will Turn That Frown Upside Down

The work day is over and we now have the rest of the week with an hour loss to our days to look forward to. Ugh. If you’re like me and have been out of sorts for whatever reason, this may cheer you up.

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Pets

Buying From a Breeder: The Good, The Bad, The Ugly

I’ll admit up front that I want you to adopt a dog rather than buy one from a breeder, but I can understand the appeal. You can get a puppy and have a good idea of his adult size, energy level, grooming needs, lifespan, and temperament. You can get the look, skills, and predisposition to […]

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Pets

Is Two Company?

“A pair of adorable puppies from the same litter! What could be cuter? And they can keep each other company when we’re not home! We can train them together and they can share toys and food! It’ll be perfect!”

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Life

Rage at All the Things

There are too many things to be ragey about right now. I need to shower myself and our lovely readers with some joy.

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Life

Let The Wild Rumpus Begin!

As some of you may recall, my husband and I moved in with my grandma a few months ago.

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Recap: Glee “A Night Of Neglect”

Previously on Glee, Sue tried to destroy the glee club, and Rachel learned a lesson about how to get along with people.  Tonight on Glee, Sue tries to destroy the glee club and Rachel learns a lesson about how to get along with people.   Saltwater Taffy plays a role.