Bernese Mountain Dog

Bernese Mountain Dog in Macon, Georgia

Bernese Mountain Dog Today’s Bernese Mountain Dog post is gently recycled. I’m settling in to the temporary digs at my mom’s house pretty well. Our dogs have it easier than we do – they’re accustomed to hanging out at grandma’s house for a couple of days at a time, so they seem happy and more … Read moreBernese Mountain Dog

The Rat Terrier, a Multipurpose Dog

Rat Terrier checks out the Shank Bone

Rat Terrier, A Multipurpose Dog So I looked up the Rat Terrier on the AKC Breed page and the first sentence says this: The Rat Terrier is a multipurpose companion dog that is capable of hunting rodents and vermin above and below ground as well as coursing small game. This is the first time, writing … Read moreThe Rat Terrier, a Multipurpose Dog

Pyrenean Shepherd – Taken by Surprise

Pyr Shep at the Tulsa AKC Dog Agility Championships

Pyrenean Shepherd I was taken by surprise, this weekend at the AKC Dog Agility Championships, by a Pyrenean Shepherd. I came around a corner and this most adorable little dog was sitting at the end of a leash, tongue out, looking at me, waiting to be petted. Of course I immediately asked what kind of dog … Read morePyrenean Shepherd – Taken by Surprise

Brussels Griffon, Breed of the Week

Adorable dog, Brussels Griffon

Brussels Griffon, Breed of the Week I heard a sentence from my Hunny’s mouth which I never expected to hear. Brace yourselves. He said, “I think I’m of an age where I’d like a lap dog.” (Shh! A Brussels Griffon might be just the thing.) It took me a minute to pick my jaw up … Read moreBrussels Griffon, Breed of the Week

Boston Terrier, Breed of the Week

Pretty Boston Terrier Loves Mama

Boston Terrier, Breed of the Week I love the Boston Terrier. Besides the Shih Tzu, the Boston Terrier is another smallish dog that I would own in a heart beat, for many of the same reasons. Every Boston I’ve known has been sweet, quiet and laid back, as well as sturdy and quick. The AKC … Read moreBoston Terrier, Breed of the Week

Saint Bernard, Breed of the Week

Saint Bernard

Saint Bernard, Breed of the Week Today’s breed of the week is the Saint Bernard. I do my best to get photos of every dog I highlight here, but I only have one awful photo of a Saint Bernard. He’s a handsome boy with an unusual name, and he looked  like his fur was shaved … Read moreSaint Bernard, Breed of the Week

German Shepherd – Breed of the Week

German Shepherd and her bone

German Shepherd, Breed of the Week The German Shepherd is a big, beautiful, intelligent dog. The AKC Breed Page has this to say about the German Shepherd: The German Shepherd Dog is hailed as the world’s leading police, guard and military dog, however, this dependable breed is more than its 9-to-5 job. Consistently one of … Read moreGerman Shepherd – Breed of the Week

Breed of the Week – the Mutt

Waiting for a Jones chew

The Mutt I’m sure you noticed Axle in yesterday’s post. Isn’t he a handsome Mutt? We’re featuring the Mutt as a breed today because someone has to represent them, right? This particular Mutt was rescued after the Moore, Oklahoma tornado. He was a shelter dog prior to the storm and his shelter was destroyed by … Read moreBreed of the Week – the Mutt

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