Snow, Squirrels, and a Southern Pup: A Lesson on Understanding

At two years of age, my southern pup had limited experience with snow.  As Adi explored our property the morning after her first big winter storm, she saw the familiar coated in the unfamiliar.  Her nose had to dig under seven inches of snow to find everyday smells.  The wood pile that once seemed a …

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The Squirrel Test

For many dog owners the arrival of a squirrel plays out like a scene in a Dick and Jane book.  See squirrel.  See squirrel run.Look, look Father.See dog run. At least that is what it was like growing up with Brittany Spaniels.  For Adi’s first months with us, the squirrels kept to themselves, staying in …

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