Category Archives: Dogs

Doggies in America

We’ve only been in the U.S. for 10 hours and already Coco’s been to three states (Illinois, Indiana and Michigan).  Yes, both dogs made it to the U.S. healthy and safe, and remarkably calm.  There were a few hiccups, which … Continue reading

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Doggie Travel from Africa to the U.S.

Now that the movers are packing our boxes, I’ve turned my attention to getting our doggies back to the U.S. safely.  I’ve researched the issue in depth and have come to the conclusion that the most economical as well as … Continue reading

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St. Mitch, Keeper of the Canines

Have I mentioned yet that my brother is a saint?  Not only has he worked nearly every day the past 30 years side-by-side my dad (just kidding dad 🙂 ), but he took charge of our 3-foot-tall 115 lb baby … Continue reading

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Spitting Cobra nails Coco

Last night we had some people over for dinner and were enjoying mojitos and the sunset up on our observation deck.  Throughout it all Buddy kept barking at the grass behind us.  We kept yelling for him to be quiet … Continue reading

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Ozzie – The Red Carpet Celebrity

My brother sent this update about Ozzie’s Halloween weekend… Saturday afternoon [October 29] we decided to visit the Dog Daze Halloween pet event at our local mall. Since it was a pet event we put Oz’s therapy vest on and … Continue reading

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Service Therapy Dog

Now that he’s a full-fledged certified service therapy dog, Ozzie has a uniform.  Here he is in his Delta Dog outfit.                 He spends his days making lonely people happy and sick children … Continue reading

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Our Circus Dog

I know every dog owner thinks their dog is brilliant, but ours really are!  In a matter of 5 minutes I taught Coco the “jump through a hoop” trick, using a cement block wall on our property.   She’s not … Continue reading

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