Archive | Guide Dog Foundation

Golden Jewels!

Siena’s friend, Ivy, whelped a dozen beautiful babies last Saturday.  A dozen!  Six girls, six boys, all future service dogs.  Puppies are my weakness, so when I was invited to see the babies, I ran right over.  I was in heaven, cuddling with so many sweet Golden Retriever puppies!  Go to the Guide Dog Foundation […]

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Do Over!

Please give me a second chance!  Yes, I know I have not posted in many months, but honest, I have been busy! I rewrote my business plan.  My original plan was a whopping 8 pages long.  A bit of fluff, now that I look back on it.  My new business plan, complete with financial pages […]

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Introducing . . .

Meet our new pup from the Guide Dog Foundation (GDF) – Siena!  If you notice a family resemblance with the wonderful Miss Perky, it’s because they are sisters.  There were four girls in their litter and all were evaluated as potential breeder dogs for the GDF.  Evaluation tests looked at eyes, heart, hips and temperament.  […]

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Ta Da!

Well, I have been very busy creating for the Women’s Expo – but I wanted to share with you the castings I received of my paw print charm: Here you see the front and reverse.  When I receive the sterling silver charms they are tumbled and shiny.   They don’t stay that way for long.  I […]

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Babysitting

Well, if you’ve been wondering where I’ve been lately, I’ve had my hands full babysitting.  She is very cute, almost five pounds, with beautiful black curls and gorgeous eyes.  But I’m not used to getting up in the middle of the night and getting up at the crack of dawn.  To be honest, she was […]

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She Swims!

Perky had fun in the pool last weekend!  It’s amazing how dogs instinctively know how to swim, the very first time they enter the water.  We are enjoying every minute with her, as she will be going back to the Guide Dog Foundation in 6 days, to start her training.

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Perky Update!

It occurred to me that I have not posted about my dear Miss Perky in a while.   I just downloaded some photos that I thought you might enjoy. She is about 9 1/2 months old now and pretty obedient for the most part.  She understands when she needs to be on “best behavior” – and […]

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My Foster Pup

Here is a photo of our pup, Perky.  She was 4 months old at the time.  We got her when she was 11 weeks old and she is now 8 1/2 months old.  I will be posting more photos  of her along the way, but this is my favorite photo of her – she looks […]

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