While at the dog park, my friend Chase and I took a break from wrestling and chasing each other to practice the skill of sniffing for rabbits. Needless to say there were no rabbits to be found during the daytime. I know what you are thinking—this dog’s tail is long. It’s almost as long as me. Chase is a Redbone Coonhound who was bred for hunting in all kinds of terrain. A long tail is necessary while hunting in order for the hunter to find his hounds in the dense brush.
Hmmmm. That long tail starts here
Dogs like Chase need to live in the countryside or suburbs where they can run and burn off some of their high energy. They are great family dogs; however, they will require training and need to socialize with the family.
Chase, who is now five months old, was found at the SPCA. He only had one day left from not being in this world when his new family adopted him. I guess you could also call him lucky. There are all kinds of wonderful dogs at the SPCA and animal shelters in your area. It is amazing how many breeds of dogs can be found at these shelters. Adoptions only cost $60 and this includes all vaccinations. Visit a shelter and I bet you’ll find a dog or a cat that you’ll fall in love with and one that will love you in return. After all I came from the shelter and I love my family and they love me. Now that the summer heat is gone, there is no excuse for not visiting the dog park. See you there.
This is a new friend I met at the park. His name is Dexter and he is a four year old whatever. His family met him at the Humane Society shelter when he was eight weeks old. His breed is unknown at this time. Whatever his breed is, we know by just being around him that he is very smart and full of energy.
After watching me catch the frisbee, he figured out real quick that if you go retrieve it and bring it back to a family member it will get thrown again. His family is very curious as to his breed mixture so they are sending a sample of his DNA for testing. The family thinks he might be part Border Collie and a mixture of something else. What do you think?
There are a lot of great dogs like Dexter at your local dog shelter. Check ‘em out. They need a home. Just like me, they’ll become someone’s best friend.
This is my good friend Shaggy. He is probably a mixture of Beagle and terrier of some sort; however, it really doesn’t matter as to his breed. He is just a great guy when it comes to running and wrestling at the dog park.
Hi, I’m back from the holidays and I hope everyone had a happy and safe Thanksgiving. Since I was born last December, this was my first time to celebrate this fantastic holiday of Thanksgiving. Being a rescue dog from the shelter, I certainly have reason to be thankful. First of all for having a nice comfortable home to live in, having a family that really takes good care of me, and for being part of a family that loves to cook.
You know that last one is really important.
Like most dogs, I love good food. I mean the stuff that is freshly cooked like a freshly baked turkey. I spent a lot of time in the kitchen this past week begging, putting on my hungry puppy face, and buttering up to any family member that I thought would feed me some of that fresh cooked turkey. Hey, it worked! Since then I’ve indulged in a turkey snack for the past three days. However, I think this is ending for now and I guess I’ll have to settle for my boring dog food. Don’t get me wrong— I’m still very thankful for dog food. It still beats being lost and hungry. Did I just hear them talking about a Christmas dinner? Wow, I can’t wait! I’m all ears on this one.
This holiday season don’t forget about my pals at the shelters where there are some great looking dogs and cats waiting to be adopted. Go visit an animal shelter in your area. Who knows, maybe you and your family might be celebrating Christmas by sharing your home with a new furry family member.