OK, you read that title, and you’re thinking “What kind of person says this?” I say this, not because I am cold-hearted, or because I do not love my dog. Quite the opposite. Recently, my dog had pyometra, and it nearly killed her. She had emergency surgery, just in the nick of time. Had we … Continue reading My Dog Nearly Died, and It Was A Blessing
Here's a recipe that I found somewhere on the Internet awhile back. You can make treats for your dog (or you can even eat them yourself), if that is your thing. BEST thing is that these treats require absolutely NO COOKING or baking. These treats are made with only THREE ingredients; bananas, peanut butter, and … Continue reading Healthy, yummy dog treats.
Another less than outstanding member of society has succumbed to life in our local jail, thanks in part to the vigilance and quick actions of a homeowner and stellar response of local Sheriff's deputies, that included a K-9. After spotting an unknown male on her property, going through her garage and vehicles, a local resident … Continue reading And another one bites the dust…thanks to a police K-9 and arrest team.
My career field, (now retired), complete with an MWD. Excellent work, and a big shout out to the authors of this video. https://youtu.be/-MnVvkkZGCs
Thanks to the super nose of K-9 Jaxson, a Labrador Retriever with the Oregon State Police (OSP), a pair of drug traffickers lost their drugs, and now face Federal drug charges. https://mailtribune.com/news/crime-courts-emergencies/pair-caught-with-50-pounds-of-meth-near-ashland-face-federal-charges ATTENTION DRUG TRAFFICKERS: Southern Oregon does not want your illegal drugs. Don't even try to come here with that garbage. We have super … Continue reading Accused meth traffickers face Federal charges
A local teen has designed and built an agility course for our local County SAR dog teams. He collected the materials from local businesses for this project, and was assisted by other volunteers, of various ages, in the actual building. https://mailtribune.com/news/happening-now/new-jackson-county-obstacle-course-prepares-search-dogs-for-the-unpredictable This agility course will be invaluable to the training of our local SAR dogs, … Continue reading Local Eagle Scout makes training better for SAR dogs
I want to give a plug to a water filtration system that I believe is just heads above all others on the market. That is Berkey Water Filter systems. This system filters out 200+ contaminants from your water, to include chlorine, flouride, and arsenic, as well as heavy metals, just to name a few. I … Continue reading Water, water, pure filtered water
Monday, 3 Feb 2020, we had our vet appointment with our traditional vet. Right off the bat, she was thinking pancreatitis, as raw foods can lead to this. So, the techs came in and drew blood for bloodwork. Good news is her pancreas are clear. Next the vet is thinking kidneys, as some values were … Continue reading Zephyr’s diagnosis, surgery, and recovery
Hey everyone. Do you want to get the daily news without taking time away from training or working with your dogs? Then check this out. The Morning Brew newsletter is a daily email that only takes 5 minutes to read through. You get a quick overview of top news and business news. So check it … Continue reading News in only 5 minutes
This is not necessarily dog related, maybe, but it is far too important to not let everyone have all sides of an issue. Regardless of how you feel about certain news websites, censorship is NEVER a good option. Censorship just shows that you have something to hide. My personal belief is that you allow everyone … Continue reading Coronavirus