One way our pets who have gone to the Rainbow Bridge can live on for us is through our current pets. Luke seems to have a knack for doing things that remind me of our past dogs. I don’t know if they are things he learned from them when they were here, or if he simply shares characteristics they had. When we lost our beagle Kobi in February of 2014, I wrote the post “Heaven Sent … [Read more...]
Archives for May 2018
What’s in Your Dog’s Food Dish?
What should I feed my dog? That’s a question many new dog parents ask. It’s a question that even longtime pet parents might ask; for me it’s always been an ongoing question. Are you a multi-pet/species family? There are things that you can feed to both your dogs and cats, and even your birds. My focus for this post is mostly on our Labrador retriever mix, Luke, but I’ve … [Read more...]
Flashback Friday & Pet Photo Fails – The Last Photobomb?
I don't know how it got to be the last Friday of the month already! I've been wanting to join the new blog hop "Pet Photo Fails", but I need to break my habit of deleting all my bad photos! While there is no shortage of out-of-focus shots from this photographer, I wanted something a little more fun than just a blurry photo taken by a lousy photographer! I've always … [Read more...]
Luke’s Farm Dog Jobs – Chief Barker & Greeter
You wouldn't go to a place called Barking Dog Organic Farm and not expect to be barked at, right? Luke takes that job very seriously, so if someone pulls in to buy eggs, Luke is at the fence to greet them with a bark. If you know Luke, that's as far as his reception goes since he's afraid of strangers, so no up-close-and-personal greetings (we leave that to the birds). We have … [Read more...]
Pets, Farm, Home, Work….A Good Kind of Busy
What a crazy week we had last week here on the farm, and it’s going to get even busier before it calms down! Home & Farm Projects We had three long-awaited construction projects finally completed: you saw Sam’s new window last week, and we had a new sliding door to the patio put in (the old French doors didn’t work very well, and the glass was all fogged on one side). … [Read more...]