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Dog Behavior – Is It Grief or Relief?

Dog Behavior – Is It Grief or Relief?

Many of us have experienced the loss of a dog and those of us with multi-dog households have dealt with not only our own mourning but possibly our dogs mourning the loss of their sibling.   None of our dogs have been ‘close’ to each other – it was more a mutual respect and agr... »

Do Dogs Understand Death?

Do Dogs Understand Death?

If you follow us on Facebook, you know that a few weeks ago my sister’s dog Tally passed away. She was diagnosed with Hemangiosarcoma about 4 months ago. She initially had surgery to remove a large tumor in her abdomen and then was treated conservatively. She had a few months relatively “... »

SlimDoggy Health Check: Respiratory Disorders – Breathing Problems

SlimDoggy Health Check: Respiratory Disorders – Breathing Problems

Next up in our SlimDoggy Health Check Series is Respiratory disorders. We previously wrote about SlimDoggy’s cousin Taj and her problems with pneumonia which is obviously a major respiratory problem. We also discussed Lungworm in our Parasite post. Today we will cover a few other common breath... »

How Do Dogs Make Decisions?

How Do Dogs Make Decisions?

Last week we wrote about about the different strategies our dogs Jack & Maggie use when playing a game. It got me thinking more and more about how dogs think and how they make decisions. You may not realize it, but just like you, your dog makes hundreds of decisions each day… Do I go get ... »

SlimDoggy Health Check: Pneumonia

SlimDoggy Health Check: Pneumonia

SlimDoggy cousin, Taj just recovered from a very serious bout of pneumonia and we wanted to share her experience as a cautionary tale as part of our SlimDoggy Health Check Series.   A little background. Taj is a 12-year old Weimaraner. She was a hunting dog and hunted for many years until her r... »

Dogs and the Fireplace

Dogs and the Fireplace

Now that it’s winter, many of us build fires in the fireplace (or flip the switch on the gas fire) to help ward off the cold. Who enjoys that fire most in your household – you or the dog?   We are only able to have a gas fireplace in our house. Our chimney would have had to be rebui... »

Dear Labby, Why Does My Dog Sleep on My Clothes?

Dear Labby, Why Does My Dog Sleep on My Clothes?

Dear Labby,   Look at this picture of my dog Tally…she’s lying on top of my flip-flops! What is up with that? She does it all the time, whenever I discard a piece of clothing on the floor, she lies down on top of it – why?   Tally’s mom.     Dear TallyR... »

SlimDoggy | Wordless Wednesday

SlimDoggy | Wordless Wednesday

We posted a photo of Jack’s one and only trick on Instagram the other day. His cousin’s Taj and Tally were not going to be outdone and filed evidence of their superior skills. Well done girls.     »

SlimDoggy | Black & White

SlimDoggy | Black & White

This is the face of a bored dog…   »

SlimDoggy | Wordless Wednesday

SlimDoggy | Wordless Wednesday

I think we are all familiar with this scene…the dreaded suitcase….   BlogPaws Wordless Wednesday Blog Hop! »

New Puppy in the Family

New Puppy in the Family

The SlimDoggy extended family welcomed a new puppy a few months ago. We’ve written about my sisters dog’s Taj and Tally. Her stepson and his wife recently adopted a great little pup from the pound, so we are proud to introduce PEPPER!     Pepper is just four months old, but alr... »

To jump or not to Jump

Dog + Swimming Pool = ???

Taj contemplates.       BlogPaws Wordless Wednesday Blog Hop!     »

Black and White Sunday 4-13-14

Black and White Sunday 4-13-14

Cousin Taj at the window. Note the hair on her back – what do you think she sees? Thanks to our Blog Hop sponsors: Dachshund Nola and Sugar the Golden Retriever.   »

SlimDoggy | Wordless Wednesday

SlimDoggy | Wordless Wednesday

Taj, SlimDoggy’s cousin, in a favorite afternoon napping spot     BlogPaws Wordless Wednesday Blog Hop!   »

SlimDoggy Family Mischief

SlimDoggy Family Mischief

We’re back with a little SlimDoggy family mischief. I’ve written about my sister’s dog Taj (a weimaraner)  in the past here, here and here. Poor Taj has been battling frequent bouts of pneumonia that they can’t seem to get to the bottom of. Last week she had an endoscopy (jus... »

Wordless Wednesday 2-4-14

Wordless Wednesday 2-4-14

One of the few times Jack allowed Maggie in his bed, but his look to me is: “Mom, get her out”. He got up right after this shot. Do your dogs share beds? And here’s SlimDoggy cousins Taj & Tally – they look quite comfortable together, but they don’t usually share ei... »

Black & White Sunday 1-26-14

Black & White Sunday 1-26-14

SlimDoggy cousin Taj catching some rays on a Saturday afternoon.   We’re joining Black & White Sunday Blog Hop. Thanks to our Blog Hop sponsors: Dachshund Nola and Sugar the Golden Retriever.   »

SlimDoggy Family Mischief

SlimDoggy Family Mischief

Today’s post is about SlimDoggy’s cousin Taj. Taj is a weimaraner and we’ve written about her mischief before here,  about her hunting regime here and posted a puppy picture of her here. Taj retired from hunting this year when she turned 10 and not only is she missing her hunting, ... »

Family Mischief – Senior Stories

Family Mischief – Senior Stories

In honor of Senior Pets Month, I want to tell a few senior stories over the next couple of weeks. We write about our seniors Jack & Maggie all the time, so today I thought I would write about my sister’s senior, Taj. My younger sister shares my love of dogs. I’ve written about her do... »

Dear Labby – Teeth Baring

Dear Labby – Teeth Baring

Dear Labby, When our two dogs play, Tally dances all around Taj trying to engage her. Taj being the older dog stands and looks at her, taunting her energetically, and every now and then she’ll give her a bit of a chase, which is exactly what Tally is trying to get her to do. This morning, Tall... »

Fitness Tips for Hunting Dogs

Fitness Tips for Hunting Dogs

TDIFDF (Thank Dog its FitDog Friday)!  We always have such great contributors to this weekly blog hop, each of which offer up some pretty amazing fitness tips to our FDF community.  As we have gotten to know our fellow bloggers and readers, we have learned a little about sporting dogs and have come ... »

Dear Labby is on vacation…

Dear Labby is on vacation…

Dear Labby is on vacation this week, so his little sister, Maggie is filling in for him. Maggie wanted to join This N’ That Thursday because that’s what she wants to write about – a little of this and a little of that…     1. You might remember Jack & I particip... »

Black & White Sunday 6-23-13

Black & White Sunday 6-23-13

SlimDoggy’s cousin Taj lives near San Diego, CA. This picture is from nine years ago when she was a mere pup. Taj is a trained hunting Weimaraner and goes to Mexico with her dad all the time to go hunting. SlimDoggy cousin, Taj   We’re joining Black & White Sunday Blog Hop. Than... »

Tale of Tails – Tally Part 2

Tale of Tails – Tally Part 2

I landed in Puerto Vallarta on a sunny warm Sunday afternoon at the end of March. The Vet there had nursed Tally back to health, she had all her shots and was ready to leave, ready to fly to her new home in Bethesda, MD. I had with me a sturdy “airline approved” hard plastic crate and padded bed, a ... »

Wordless Wednesday 3-13-13

Wordless Wednesday 3-13-13

    SlimDoggy  cousin, TAJ »

Introduction to “The Book of Tino”

Introduction to “The Book of Tino”

Every dog-lover has a story to tell about a dog that crossed their path.  It may be a big dog or little dog, a smart dog or a ‘not-so-smart’ dog, but the common thread is they learned something from their encounter.  It may have been a very simple lesson about the joys of life and the contentment fo... »