Badger & Crockett

Two of my favorite Australian Shepherds… ever. Not only are these two blue Merle litter mates absolutely adorable but they have tails! Aussie’s tails are normally cropped at birth but these guys have big beautiful bushy tails and its adorable. Also, they are very well trained. They know countless tricks and I love watching them just as much as they like treats… maybe almost as much.

Happy Husky

This is Jack and he is my favorite Husky. He has an incredibly sweet and goofy sensibility. Love him!

Rough Couple of Weeks

As if day after day of working overtime for the past week or so was not draining enough, I began this week with one of the worst cases of neglect I have ever seen and a very loving family whose three year old dog was hit by a car and killed as a result of a freak accident. After extensive efforts, the doctor and I were unable to resuscitate that dog. Just the thought of that family still causes my eyes to well up. My empathy allows me to be absolutely great at my job but it also leaves me susceptible to great emotional fatigue at times. The two incidents this week, especially in comparison to each other, left me utterly drained. My request to take a personal day today was granted.

I wanted to write this post to give everyone a little update, thank you for your great comments, and let you know that I plan to increase my posting efforts more and more. I have also been volunteering some of my time to help an absolutely incredible cat sanctuary and I look forward to presenting more information about this in the coming week. I’m also planning on getting married this year so stay tuned and thanks again for your support.


This is Woody and he just came into my work for DNA breed testing. In a few weeks we will know what breeds are in his mix. Any guesses? My guess is part gremlin, part terrier (maybe Cairn or Yorkshire), and part creature from the black lagoon.

Yoga With Loki

I was finishing working out when Loki decided to start oddly positioning himself in various distinct positions. This one is my favorite, I think that in dog yoga this is called the shoulder crane and he’s binding the pose with a tail touch… impressive.