violet's blooming

by | Thursday, September 2, 2010 |

violet had her surgery and yesterday she had her 3-week follow-up where we found out that while she’s healing well she will definitely not have a fully functional leg, although it could prove helpful for balance and some other leg-centric activities. the biggest issue is that violet seems to have written the leg off completely – won’t use it, won’t look at it, won’t have nothing to do with it, to the point that she many times lets it drag behind her and the sores and ground-down nails that...

dog days of summer

by | Saturday, July 3, 2010 |

i know i've been light on the posting of late but at this point in the summer the dogs do little interesting beyond panting and sleeping, although i have managed to capture benny & carly in action a few times... hope you're all enjoying your summer and having a wonderful holiday weekend. ...

9 out of 10 dentists agree

by | Sunday, April 25, 2010 |

while 93.75% of our family adored benny from the get go there was one that was not only not impressed but downright scared of him.  as fearless as speck seems she is actually terrified of new people and new dogs, the only exception being carly who she adored right from the start (go figure).  speck spent benny’s first few days running away from him and hiding under things.  because murphy’s law is what it is benny was drawn to speck right from the start and followed...

barking up the wrong tree

by | Tuesday, April 20, 2010 |

i haven't posted about benny in a while through no fault of his own - i've got a ton of video that i need to get edited so stay tuned for that.  he continues to be an amazing little man.  this is just a quick clip illustrating that regardless of how adorable he is indi is still not interested in his antics (and that he can be clumsy). [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o1dBVNTp4Dc&hl=en_US&fs=1&]

cucucachoo

by | Tuesday, March 30, 2010 |

i’m happy to announce there is a new member of the earthdog pack.  he hails from georgia where he was pulled from a kill shelter and brought to nashville by a wonderful rescue group.  i became aware of him and fell in love with him at first sight.  when i found out he was deaf it was clear to me he belonged here.  without further ado i present benny… holy crap, people, believe me when i say this is the most fantastic puppy.  we’ve raised many, many...

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