Tag Archives: dogs

The Squirrels Here Have Anger Management Issues

One month. It’s been one month since we made our 20-year dream of living in the Methow Valley a reality.  One month since we loaded up all our worldly possessions in a 20 ft U-Haul truck and left our home … Continue reading

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Happy Gotcha Day!

Four years ago, on July 16, 2012, our beautiful boy Truman came to live with us. I remember the first time we met. We had just lost our boy Larry and Tiger was despondent that his best friend was gone. … Continue reading

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Scary Times 

As we get ready to flip the calendar to July, we are entering into the annual Days of Dread for many of our dogs. I’m talking about 4th of July fireworks. Celebrating our nation’s birth by firing incendiary devices is … Continue reading

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An Inappropriate Immune Response

Our beautiful boy Truman was recently diagnosed with Pannus. Pannus, or Chronic Superficial Karatitis, is a progressive autoimmune disease of the cornea.  No one knows what causes it, but Greyhounds are among a handful of breeds that seem to have … Continue reading

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Humans Aren’t the Only Ones…

Humans aren’t the only ones who need blood transfusions. Our animal companions can also suffer an emergency requiring life-saving blood products. Tiger and Truman are among the 125+ canine and feline “Superhero” volunteer blood donors at DoveLewis Emergency Animal Hospital in … Continue reading

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Greyhound Walking Club

We love a win-win-win, and that’s what happens every month for Greyhound owners in Portland. The Greyhound Walking Club provides a monthly social outing for hounds and their humans. This month’s walk was at Commonwealth Lake Park in Beaverton. Some … Continue reading

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Hounds Around Town

We’ve been in Portland for two years now! We live in the Pearl District. Portland is very dog-friendly, and there are lots of fun things to do. Here we are at one of our favorite local spots, The Fields.  There … Continue reading

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