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Why We Give Our Hearts to Dogs

Losing your dog in death can be truly unbearable. The grief so deep you choke on it. Yet, a high percentage of those people find room in their hearts to welcome another dog into their life. We are no exception. A lovely lady sent this out to her friends who have lost dogs. It’s by [...]

By |2015-02-11T17:01:46-08:00February 11th, 2015|English Shepherds|0 Comments

English Shepherds Head the List

This is a blog post from back in 2011 worthy of re-posting on this, our new blog. Many of our English Shepherd puppies show the qualities for, and are excelling as Service Dogs to some degree in their homes including our own girl Niamh. Back then I read a fascinating book called "The New Knowledge [...]

By |2015-02-11T16:52:48-08:00February 11th, 2015|English Shepherds|0 Comments

Nice Dog Quote

Without dogs, our houses are cold receptacles for things. Dogs make a fire warmer with their curled presence. They wake us, greet us, protect us and ultimately carve a place in our hearts and our history. On reflection, our lives are often referenced in parts defined by the all-too-short lives of our dogs. -- Paul [...]

By |2015-01-24T12:46:09-08:00January 24th, 2015|English Shepherds|0 Comments

Useful Dew Claws

Just today I came across a link to a wonderful video showing yet another use dogs have for the fifth digit on their front legs, also known as dew claws. It shows working Retrievers using them to climb out of frozen ponds. We already witness how useful they are for grabbing earth while herding and [...]

By |2015-01-24T12:37:58-08:00January 24th, 2015|English Shepherds, Puppies|0 Comments

Great Expectations

We are expecting a litter of English Shepherds! The parents are Fahey and Ailagh. Due date is March 22nd. Puppies will be ready for their new homes in June. Colors will be Black & White, Black & Tan, and Tricolor. If you would like to be considered as a prospective puppy home, please contact us [...]

By |2015-01-24T12:09:01-08:00January 23rd, 2015|English Shepherds, Puppies|0 Comments

A Terrific Toy!

Are you looking for a fabulous fetch toy? Well, I know of a terrifically fun one! A soft foam rim, water proof fabric disc called Zipflight by Chuckit! It’s lightweight, safe for your dog’s teeth, flies fast and true, and is brightly colored to see easily. I don’t have a good throwing arm but the [...]

By |2015-01-21T17:23:37-08:00November 28th, 2014|English Shepherds, Puppies|0 Comments

Grady’s Story

Canine Parvovirus (CPV), commonly referred to as Parvo, is a highly contagious disease most specific to dogs under 1 year old. There is a lot of fear, and fear-mongering, surrounding Parvo. The disease itself is not fatal, but the severe dehydration it causes in a short time, as well as secondary infections that result, are. [...]

By |2015-01-24T12:49:12-08:00October 9th, 2014|English Shepherds|0 Comments
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