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EVEN OUR SOCKS WERE WET

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So it’s Monday afternoon and we are still drying out from the rain at Lucky’s Dog Festival yesterday. We have paperwork and supplies drying on every surface. I have dollar bills drying out that were inside my snapped billfold which was inside a bag under the canopy! We stayed in our booth until 4:15 p.m. […]

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EMPATHY FOR A HOUSE-BOUND DOG

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If you adopted a dog to make his life better then start doing it! Your dog needs walks, training, toys and games and if you aren’t providing those then reconsider your relationship. If you think all your dog wants is to watch TV, I have to tell you that is really Dumb. So get off […]

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SEVEN FUN TOYS YOUR DOG REALLY LIKES

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Grandma watches dogs play for hours every week so feels somewhat qualified to let you know which toys are the best.  At our daycare, these are the Never Fail entertainers over time.  Be advised that although a dog may not take to a toy at first that doesn’t mean it won’t be a favorite later. […]

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WHY TEACH A DOG TO FIND SMELLS WHEN HE DOES THAT NATURALLY?!?

Why teach a dog to “Find It.” Legitimate question.  A dog can find a treat no bigger than a pencil eraser and a shred of cheese on the floor is easy. So why on earth would we have a training class called SNIFF IT? As a beagle owner, I have dogs that are born to […]

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Winter Is Perfect for Dogs…at indoor daycare

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One of Grandma’s daycare parents can’t understand why we aren’t overflowing with dogs when the weather is so awful outside. It does seem that dogs would be happier and perhaps even safer here. Think about it. What if the power goes out while the dog is home alone?  How cold will it get? What if […]

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Hey Sports Nuts!

Bitch New York has collar charms for every NFL team. Would these make great last-minute stocking stuffers or what?!? Go to the site by clicking the photo below and select “Sports Gear” to see the charms and more. Is your dog a Steelers fan?  How about a black and gold stocking cap? 

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A poem to entertain your dog

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Here’s a poem by Jack Russell your dog may like.                        Paddy was a Corgie. Paddy was a Thief. Paddy went to my house and stole my chip of beef. I went to Paddy’s house but Paddy wasn’t home I got that dog back: I took his nylabone!  

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Over the river and through the woods…

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What does the word grandma mean to you? We named our business Grandma’s because to us it means security, love, fun – and cookies! Grandma is the person who holds you on her lap and tells you that you are the goodest, sweetest, prettiest, smartest and very best child in the whole wide world. That’s […]

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Household Items Make Great Toys!

HOUSEHOLD ITEMS MAKE GREAT TOYS Dutch likes the orange pig but not the white one. She also likes the basketball that has been chewed to half size. Every week I learn something new about toys from the dogs in daycare. I observe the toys they pick from the toy box – the ones they like […]

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Out to Dinner

Baxter and Kiyu, the Beagles, accompanied my son, Kise, and me to dinner last night.  They’ve been out for coffee before but this was their first restaurant dinner experience. We went to Mullany’s Harp & Fiddle in The Strip District, where we met up with a number of nice dogs and their owners who are […]

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