Day 344: Personal Space in Public Places or Service Dog Etiquette for Those Who Didn’tListen the First Time

Service dogs in public are working!I can't say it any plainer. I don't care if you can't tell or not, if they are in a public space they are working, end of story. Most service dogs wear vests that say things like "working dog do not pet,"but American federal law does not require a dog... Continue Reading →


Day 341:Service dog bias

My golden retriever turns six in April. He is still extremely willing to go to work but a knee injury that he got when we lived in Colorado making it difficult for him to go up and down stairs at times. So we have decided that it is time to start training another dog so... Continue Reading →

Day 133: Leap year Hodgepodge

\ 1. The Hodgepodge falls on the last day of February this year, a leap year. How will you spend that extra day? Tying up loose ends. 2. What has recently required a leap of faith on your part? In the past I avoided long  distance relationships and recently I threw  that out the window.... Continue Reading →

Day 58: Dog and Pony Show

I took Gideon to the stable with me again today.  I'm starting to think I should carry a disposable camera whenever I take him anywhere.  I had several facetious dog napping threats made while we were there.  Gideon actually licked Little Man's nose.  Little Man didn't exactly know what to think.  The first time I... Continue Reading →

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