I put an ad in the paper this week, hoping to find the owner of the dog I found in Melton Hill Lake last week. To no avail. So this morning when I took Xena and Ozzy to the lake, I took Poodlefish posters and tacked them on every phone pole from here to the […]
When we arrived at the lake before sunrise Saturday, I heard a dog barking in the distance while Xena and Ozzy barreled out of the truck. I thought it was coming from across the water, maybe up on the cliffs that crowd the western shoreline. Xena knew better. She charged straight down to the water […]
Ozzy, the dog who gives chase constantly but never nabs his prey, finally caught up with what he was after. It was a rooster that apparently wandered away from the safety of its home. I looked up and saw Ozzy chasing it along the shore of Melton Hill Lake until he finally nabbed it, prompting […]
I had to take Kesey to the vet today to have him put down. He’s been going downhill for the past several months. He kept falling down and often wasn’t able to get to his feet. His hips were in horrible shape. When he stopped eating, I knew it was time. But that didn’t make […]
Xena, Ozzy and I headed to the park extra early on Sunday. It was still dark, but as soon as we drove into the park I knew something was up. It was infested with boy scouts from Oak Ridge. But they were all still sleeping soundly. Xena and Ozzy ran up to sniff a bundle […]
I took the dogs to the lake this morning for the first time in several weeks. It felt great. I don’t realize how much I miss those early jaunts until I’ve skipped a few weeks. We couldn’t go last week because Xena had Lyme’s disease. After I returned from a trip to San Antonio, she […]
Great to see a Newfie beat all those annoying yappy dogs at Westminster. Xena was up all night partying to celebrate.
I took the dogs up to the lake this morning, despite the 15 degree temperature. I know it sounds completely insane, but I love weather like this — the dogs darting back and forth across the crunchy ground, the heatless sun yellow on the horizon, each icy breath a mix of pain and exhilaration. Once […]