I’ll be getting some updated video footage of the pups on the treadmill soon. Tomorrow will be one month since we got the treadmill, and frankly the progress the dogs made amazed even me. This morning I was about to leave to run some errands. I went up to my office to check email before […]
It hasn’t been quite a month yet since we got the treadmill. I’d say, things are progressing nicely. I did some training with the dogs myself to get them used to the noise and feel of the machine but then Diana Smith from Hearts and Paws came over to give us an official lesson last […]
It arrived today. Our new toy. The Treadmill. Or as Brent calls it, The Paperweight. I have been wanting a treadmill for a long time. We have an elliptical machine but I don’t much care for it. It is too bouncy. I would rather walk. I’ve also wanted a treadmill to burn off some of […]
Having Dalmatians is kind of like having cartoon characters living in your house. But we REALLY have cartoon characters living here – check out our weekly comic strip, “Dot-Comics”, that features the entire CDKitchen family (including Widget and Browser!)
Both dogs are strict vegetarians now. Not my preferred diet, believe me (both have different medical reasons). But, they love it – as shown in this video! Like our spotted dogs before them, these are a favorite food item.
Widget will sit out next to the pool skimmers for hours waiting for a human to come out and empty the leaves. Apparently soggy cold leaves are a Dalmatian delicacy.
Widget’s latest obsession is with building what I call a “fort” on the sofa. We have the puppy sofas sitting on top of my office sofa (because face it – the dogs aren’t going to stay off the sofa, so at least this way it’s a little bit protected!). Every evening Widget has taken to […]
Recently, someone on a dog-behavior email list I’m on casually mentioned something called a “Thundershirt”. Being a curious googler I had to look it up. Turns out it is a dog sweater type thing that is supposed to help with anxiety. And if you’ve been reading this blog for long, you know I’m willing to […]