The Magical Heathen Puppy

Rhys turned seven months old earlier this week. While he is still very much a puppy and will be for a while, it’s often hard for me to think of him on such immature terms. For several months… Read More

My Puppy Is Naughty

I have a very naughty puppy. Naughty puppies are completely normal. However, depending upon who you talk to, naughty is not nice. Give me a naughty dog over a boring run-of-the-mill couch potato any day of the week…. Read More

Life Skillz

Life skills. Rhys may be a naughty puppy at times, but I’m finding he’s really good at getting down the skills he’s gonna need for his life with me. And in the greater scheme of things, that’s far… Read More

So You Think You Want to Be a Rock Star

Alternative title: How to Socialize Your Puppy in One Weekend. Second alternative (more accurate) title: Sleep is Overrated. Yikes! Five weeks in and hardly a peep on the blog about the new tribe member, Rhys. Plenty on Facebook… Read More


There’s nothing like a collision with a normal pet dog owner to oust me from my insular existence. My perspective: Having only three dogs now has made my household a lot quieter. Of course that’s due not only… Read More