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In addition to being Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, and Inauguration Day, Monday was our second anniversary with Ace.  So, as has now become our tradition, we celebrated with doggie cupcakes and candles. Ace inhaled his, and then climbed up … Continue reading

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poster child

Ace is part of Pet Food Express’s My Mutt program, which raises money for local pet rescue. His ridiculous and beautiful face graces the front window of our local store, which Sophie thinks is AMAZING. Because it is.

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One year ago today Ace joined our family. So naturally, spearheaded by our 5-year-old, we visited a dog bakery and had a little party to celebrate.

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return of the cone, and other holiday highlights

The holiday season was crazy for us. Not because of the long school break, frenzied holiday shopping or ridiculous lines at the post office, all of which had it’s own flavor of insanity. But rather because of our frequency of … Continue reading

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the fur crew

Boy do I feel lucky that my crew all gets along. They all have their quirks, as any other rag-tag crew of rescues does, but they appear to accept each other as the siblings I’d hoped they’d be.  Unconditional love … Continue reading

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On the way to school, Sophie informed me that she had locked the cat in Ace’s crate with him.  To keep him company. Insert record scratch here. Okay, let’s be honest.  The cat could probably kick the dog’s ass.  But … Continue reading

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To the untrained eye, driving up to my house yesterday would look like any other day, but to me it was a disaster area in the making. Both dogs were looking out (and barking from) an upstairs window. The problem … Continue reading

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