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Category Archives: Dogs

July 2013 Flood

As floods go, it could have been much worse. The living room is drying nicely, we can still use the 2 gates, fences can be repaired, the irrigation ditch will eventually be put back into working order. Let me ramble, and there will be lots of pics for those who want to skim through. July …

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A Shaved Dog Is A Funny Looking Dog

Did you know that Tanuki has a very pink butt? Yep, under all that fuzz, he really is a pink guy. Tan-tan needs a shave 2-3 times a year. We use to take him to the vet, who had a groomer in once a week, and for $60 he would get a bath and shave. …

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Winter Was Here

Winter is nearly over here in the valley. With spring right around the corner, I thought I should pull together some winter pictures before the early flowers start blooming. Donkeys don’t care about weather too much. They have access to their shelter all day, but often prefer to stand out under the oaks no matter …

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Creature Feature: Hannibal the Dog

This is the latest addition to the menagerie. Hannibal was gifted to us last October. She is between 2-3 years old. And she bounces all the time. She loves the farm, especially the run in the big field in the evening after we put the goats and donkeys away. Her favorite toy is Tanuki’s ruff. …

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Jigan, RIP

If you know me, you know why I put this off. If you don’t know, you might be able to understand. What little grief has touched my life, I have found to be a personal thing. Our pitbull, Jigan, of ~13 years of age passed away this past March due to consuming cancer. We were …

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Aquatic Life, Indoors and Outdoors

The other day I found Tanuki hopping around in the living room – back and forth, back and forth. He was staring intently at the carpet the entire time. At first I thought it was a piece of his disconnected fluff or some leaf that had blown in. This dog has been known to bark …

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The Curious Gets Curiouser

What happens when you add naturally curious young goats to a curious-looking friendly retriever mutt? Lots of sniffing by both parties. And more sniffing. We have been taking our dog Tanuki down to the field for a run. It is fenced for goats, so he is not getting out. He doesn’t come when you call, …

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