Tag Archives | Guide Dog Foundation

Time Flies!

Siena’s puppies were born six months ago – 21 April 2010. This is what they looked like, minutes old. Here she is with her eight babies, 1 day old. This week we temped one of Siena’s puppies, little Nora – now six months old.   Kids grow up so fast, don’t they? Another six months and […]

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Please Vote for VetDogs!

Chase Bank has just announced a new community initiative to give grants to deserving charities.  The 100 charities with the most votes will each receive a $25,000 grant.  Voting will continue and ultimately, one charity will win a $1,000,000 grant.  Wouldn’t it be great if that could be VetDogs?  They would be able to train […]

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S.A.V.E. Customer Service

To be successful in a less-than-ideal economy – actually, in ANY economy – my business needs to provide a beautiful product, good value and excellent customer service. Jay Goltz recently wrote a NY Times article that encapsulates  the heart of great customer service.  The author’s ideas are very much in line with mine – make […]

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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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A Special Piece of Jewelry – Part II

I started the design of this special piece here.  Today I finished another step in the design as you can see: Or I should say Perky finished another step!  Yep, this is my dear sweet Perky’s paw.  Not to worry, no puppies were harmed in the making of this print!  I had originally used a […]

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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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