Blog Entries ( Dog of the month )

No, It’s Not Time Yet: Go Lay Down

September 8th, 2009

As I sit on my couch, my 13-year old Beagle/Shepherd mix Emma emits a quiet, airy belch in my direction. She and her two furry siblings (Beasley and Graham, 9 and a 12-year old male and female Basset Hounds) have finished their dinner that I’ve started to serve them in the early afternoon. I started feeding them in the afternoon a couple of years ago, as ...

Sweet as a Peach

August 18th, 2009

When it comes to my dogs, I'm not one to tell stories. More often than not, they speak for themselves. However, I feel like I have a pretty good story to tell. My smallest dog is a Pomeranian named Peach. She's always been a fragile pup, but also a great survivor. Her recovery from a broken leg and massive bladder stones alone would make her one ...

Surgery or No Surgery: Torn Muscle

July 30th, 2009

This is my Rottweiler, Daisy. She has injured her back legs a number of times. The injuries were all a pulled muscle that took a week to recover from. This last injury was serious, and Daisy wasn't recovering. I took her to the vet and found out that she had torn a muscle in her knee. The vet highly suggested that Daisy have surgery to correct this torn ...

Who Can Resist a Sweet Puppy Face?

June 27th, 2009

When I was in grade school, all of my friends had dogs. I felt like I was the only kid without a pet. I had no companion to greet me at the door when I came home. No puppy to give me kisses when I was sad. No one to curl up at my feet when I was feeling sick. I was lonely for that never failing friendship that a ...

Tracking Dog Finds Stabbing Suspect

May 31st, 2009

By Linda Bock of Telegram.com - WORCESTER —  A 38-year-old man suffered serious injuries when an acquaintance allegedly stabbed him in the neck early yesterday at a house on Millbury Street. The alleged assailant was apprehended with help from a police tracking dog. Christopher Cafarelli, of 148 Millbury St., apparently was arguing with his girlfriend about 2 a.m. At some point, another man intervened, according ...