Archive for October, 2013

Some Things Never Change

Wednesday, October 30th, 2013

For almost six months, we were down to six dogs.  In my opinion, six was still too many but better than the eight to ten dogs that usually call our place home.  Even John had commented that the IMG_0716smaller pack size was more manageable.  Did I detect a slight change in his attitude toward dogs? Then one day about two months ago, John asked me if I’d noticed anything unusual about Ruby, the female we kept from the unfortunate and unplanned mating between his coon dog, Nikki, and his bird dog, Jack.  As Ruby ran across the yard, the image was almost more than I could comprehend.  “How did she get pregnant?” I yelled.  John said, “She dug a hole under the fence, and I found her in Razor’s pen one day, but it didn’t seem like anything had happened.”  I wondered to myself (more…)

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