by | Friday, December 26, 2008 |

a few months ago (actually at the exact time i was bringing carly home) i got an email from an old acquaintance and the subject line was “do you want an irish wolfhound?” if you want me to pay attention to an email that’s a great subject line to use, by the way. oddly, though, dave & i were a bit overwhelmed with the thought of adding carly, which took our number to an all-time high of 15, and actually i didn’t particularly want an irish wolfhound. i mean i’ll...


by | Wednesday, December 17, 2008 |

last week we had a rare snowfall with some accumulation here in nashville. the evening it actually snowed dave & i were out doing some christmas shopping and, because we’re not that smart, didn’t hurry home as soon as it started snowing. we paid for that lack of intelligence dearly – it took us 2 hours to travel 5 miles home (that inch of snow we got was treacherous to nashville drivers). the next morning dave took the opportunity to get some great shots of the...

7 random and weird things

by | Thursday, December 11, 2008 |

amanda o’brien of the fantastically funny blabbermouse has tagged me in the seven random and weird things about me blog chain. don’t know whether to thank you or curse you, amanda, but here goes... i think soup is evil in high school i worked at friendly’s creating magnificent ice cream treats for all, none of which included toasted almond fudge - that stuff was a block of ice and no one wanted it.  one night a man came in and ordered a hand-packed quart...

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breaking news

by | Tuesday, December 9, 2008 |

we're proud to let you know that earthdog was included in the cbs early show gift guide for pets this morning (we come in at the 1:20 mark) https://www.cbs.com/thunder/swf30can10cbsnews/rcpHolderCbs-3-4x3.swfWatch CBS Videos Online    

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december contest

by | Monday, December 1, 2008 |

entering is easy: just send us an email with your submission, your collar details (size, style/color, type) and your name and address (have no fear this information will not be disseminated in any way) by december 15. and now without further ado, the december contest is: best smile photo because this is a busy month we're doing an easy one.  send a photograph of your dog's winning smile to iwannawin@earthdog.com and include your collar choice, name and address (winning photo will...

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blow me

by | Saturday, November 29, 2008 |

i was out last sun when dave emailed this photo of flanagan and the teaser that he had something funny to show me. the videos below are what ensued...     https://video.google.com/googleplayer.swf?docid=-1782462117470842587&hl=en&fs=true and this... https://video.google.com/googleplayer.swf?docid=7747247166184481264&hl=en&fs=true can i just say i adore this dog.  i wish he never had to face the abuse he did to get him here but i will be forever grateful that we...

counting blessings

by | Wednesday, November 26, 2008 |

at the risk of being completely cheesolicious i give you my thanksgiving post...rather than a huge list of all the things i’m thankful for i’m going short and sweet. i’m thankful that i love my life and i get to spend every day working, living and laughing with my favorite person in the world and our dogs. i’m thankful that we’re all healthy. i’m thankful for our friends and family. i’m thankful that carly is finally housebroken. i hope everyone has a...

dark days

by | Thursday, November 20, 2008 |

for the last two years we've been in a battle with wilson's immune mediated disease and the last year has been spent in a desperate effort to retain as much of wil's eyesight as we possibly could once his disease manifested in optic neuritis. we apparently lost the battle this week as wilson's world has gone black - we've got him on a huge dose of prednisone as a last ditch effort to get back the little sight he had but at this moment it's not looking good. wilson has the spirit of a dog...

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