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July 20, 2018

Here in the central Okanagan, forest fire season is truly nothing new . Mother Nature has been trying to burn this place down for years (if we aren't under water, we're burning amiright?). 

When my friends had to flee Fort McMurray a few years ago, some had less than 5...

March 21, 2018

Long before he was making everyone smile with his delicious puppy excitement, long before he was even born - Duke had a name. 

Sam picked the name out for her "future puppy" long ago. But, as it does in your 20s, life got too busy, taking her on adventures and lead...

February 7, 2018

This has come up in my newsfeed, in conversations, and in daily life a lot lately, so I want to talk about it:

Fake service dogs. 

It's something I've wanted to talk about since the beginning of this project, because there's some facts around this that you likely haven't...

October 12, 2017

Firstly, let me apologize for my absence! Life got crazy (as it does) and then I ended up with a boat load of stitches in my leg and my hand glued shut. So, as you can imagine, I've been down and out for a little bit. Still not quite in hiking shape (sorry, doggos), bu...

September 26, 2017

Hudson and Lucy are leaps and bounds ahead of where we started in terms of leash training. Hudson used to lunge at anything that passed and Lucy pulls so hard I've actually fallen over; put them both together and you've got a high energy sled team that outweigh me by a...

September 18, 2017

This post is extra special. 

My girlfriend, Rebecca (Hunter and Whiskey's mom), called me a couple weeks ago after hearing about another German Shepherd needing a new home. We both, having two big dogs already, knew our hubby's wouldn't let us bring home a third. "But,"...

September 14, 2017

Honey was found as a puppy taped up inside a box, along with her siblings, on a railroad track in -40C.  "She still doesn't like to feel crowded," says Lyndall, as she watches people walk up to her, "but she's the friendliest dog."

At 12-years-old, she'...

September 14, 2017

Hunter & Whiskey kind of fell into Rebecca’s lap. She had been trying to find rescue Ridgebacks for ages and kept running into walls. The local rescue had taken on a litter of puppies with parvovirus, the puppy killer. After hearing about this, from her hairdresser of...

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