Hi Everyone! It has been a long week. As most of you know we are volunteer puppy raisers for Canine Companions for Independence. We raised our 2nd puppy, Jamba, and turned in him last Fall. Two weeks ago we got the call that Jamba had been pre-matched with a young boy as a skilled companion.… Continue reading Passing The Leash
Hey Everyone, We are back home now from our trip to Ohio for the turn-in of our 2nd CCI dog Jamba. I thought I'd share some of the photos I took. Sometimes pictures can tell more of the story. Jamba is the 2nd dog we've raised for Canine Companions for Independence, a not-for-profit charity that… Continue reading Jamba’s Turn-In – How do we do it?
Sunday was Jamba's 1st Birthday! It's hard to believe that he is already a year old! I think it is at this point forward that these pups really start to come into their own. They calm down a lot and really look forward to working. This is somewhat true with our Jamba. It just so happened… Continue reading Happy Birthday Jamba!
This is my crumb basket, the last resting place for all those little bits of fabric that I just can't bear to throw away! I'm not sure it is actually possible to completely empty a crumb basket because there is ALWAYS something being tossed into it! But I try. I really do. Sometimes I'll spend DAYS just… Continue reading Playing With Crumbs
Hi Everyone! I guess I have been slacking in my posts about our Canine Companions Dog Jamba! Yikes! How quickly these dogs grow up! Jamba is 5 months old today and has been losing his baby teeth rapidly. He has two more big ones to go (the upper canines) and then this phase of his development… Continue reading I los sum teef! — Jamba at 5 Months
Hi Readers! Today I am spending some time wrapping gifts at the Barnes & Nobles book store to help raise money for my all-time favorite charity (Canine Companions for Independence). My goal today is $200, so hopefully the store will be loaded with shoppers and my wrapping skills will beg to be tipped graciously! Ha!… Continue reading Year End Re-Cap – The projects of 2011