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How to Install an In-Ground Fence in Four Easy Steps

How to Install an In-Ground Fence in Four Easy Steps

Tango (our dog) ate Australia. Not the whole country, but the nice (i.e. expensive)Lakeshore Learning Store laminated map that we had posted to the wall (it was a world map and now is missing a whole continent). “Big dogs need lots of exercise or they will resort to destructive behaviors.” Thanks Cesar. The daily walks a couple times a day ... Read More »

Pets in the Snow

Pets in the Snow

Here’s a cute video of dogs/cats “enjoying” the snow: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=azEIDf1YhiQ   Today’s Text: If you had to spend $500 by the end of the day, what would your buy?   Photo Credit: runwithlucky.com Read More »

Dog Needs vs. Kid Needs

Dog Needs vs. Kid Needs

4 Basic needs of a dog: 1. Feed me 2. Let me out to “whiz or poo” (the dog trainers vocabulary I’m learning) 3. Take me for a walk 4. Show me some love (pet me, rub my tummy, play with me)   4 Basic needs of a kid: 1.  Feed me, but not that vegetarian lasagna you made the ... Read More »

“How’s it Going with the New Puppy?”

“How’s it Going with the New Puppy?”

Remember in the 10th grade when your English teacher had you write a descriptive essay? She emphasized how you want to draw your reader in by writing about all five senses. Here’s my descriptive essay about our drive to the cabin for the 4th of July…with the new puppy. The sun shone bright through the windshield like a beam of ... Read More »

Barren to Bonkers: The Dog Years

Barren to Bonkers: The Dog Years

Introducing the newest memeber of the Rasmussen family: We brought home a new puppy last Friday. He is a 12 week old Labradoodle! I have found there are two camps of people, those who say, “Oh my gosh what are you thinking!” and those who say, “Ohhhh, that is so great, a new puppy!” Yeah, I get it. I know ... Read More »