ISO Shaggy Dog, Part 21: Puppy Reunion!!
From almost the moment we all left Petsmart with our new additions, looking equally elated and shell-shocked by what we had just taken on, I had wondered about Archie and Daisy's eight siblings. What did [...]
ISO Shaggy Dog, Part 20: Lessons Learned
While the puppies didn't nail all of the "obedience" they learned in school a few months ago, they have mastered "stay." If I have a particularly tasty treat in my hand, I can put them [...]
ISO Shaggy Dog, Part 19: Teenagers
Photo: Daisy and her new "lamb" do (we're holding her ears in this position) About a month ago, after a particularly frustrating episode with the puppies (of course, it's been replaced by dozens of more [...]
ISO Shaggy Dog, Part 18: Almost “Dogs”!
It's been a little over a month since I last chronicled the puppies' adventures, primarily because I ran out of steam. (Puppies are tiring!) However, Archie and Daisy will soon turn from puppies into dogs and [...]
ISO Shaggy Dog, Part 17: The Best Valentine’s Gift Ever
I'm lucky in that both of my parents and my stepmom are huge animal lovers, so they've always treated my furry kids just like their human grandkids (well practically ... they don't get money at [...]
ISO Shaggy Dog, Part 16: Driving Miss Daisy to the Groomer
The pups were separated today for the first time since we got them. Daisy went to the groomer to tame her snarled and matted hair, while Archie stayed home alone with me. While I was [...]