Bicycling with Dogs: Safety First

http://youtu.be/m43DXF1Vzck Safety is a very important consideration when biking with dogs. While many dogs have the ability to run fast for long periods, it isn't necessarily good for them. A brisk walk is a much more reasonable pace -- just a little faster than is comfortable for most humans; this is my approach to biking -- it … Continue reading Bicycling with Dogs: Safety First

Stumpy, Hero of World War 1

Stumpy, either an Old Boston bulldog or a pitbull/Boston Terrier cross, was smuggled aboard a troop transport by his owner, John Robert Conroy. While in Europe, Stumpy lived and fought with the 102nd Infantry as one of the soldiers. Stumpy distinguished himself as a brave and stalwart companion: tenacious in battle, and loving in rest. While … Continue reading Stumpy, Hero of World War 1

A Christmas Coda for Koda

Last month I had the opportunity to spend the day with a Siberian Husky named Koda. My adventure with Koda led me to meet Cyndi Michelena, the Siberian Husky representative for the Seattle Purebred Dog Rescue.  Koda is eleven-years old, and was never house-trained. Older dogs are more difficult to adopt out, as are dogs … Continue reading A Christmas Coda for Koda