Dogs on a couch

Seating chart

We have assigned seats in my house. Our son sits in the chair closest to the fireplace. The Mr. has the chair directly in front of the TV, and I have the right side of the couch, catty-wompus to Mr., so we can share an ottoman. (Our daughter, since being gone so long at college,…

Broken bones

It’s been two full days, and our new fur kid, Asta, is assimilating nicely. She’s not as shy, coming to us when we call, and letting us pet and hold her.  She’s playfully interacting with our older dog, Hershey, and seems comfortable in her new home. One reason we were so charmed by her, is…

Welcome home, Asta

She’s home! After an interminable two-week wait, our newest fur kid, Asta is finally home. She is the sweetest little, Lab-mix, and Asta’s older ‘sister’ Hershey is accepting her adopted sibling as if she was always a member of our family.  Po isn’t quite sure about Asta, but I think she’s warming up to her. Our…

What’s in a name

“Pick a word you think describes her then go to Google translate and plug it into 10 different languages.” The Boy offered up his suggestion for picking a name for our newest family member. I thought that was a great idea, until I actually went through the process. I didn’t take into account pronunciation problems.…

Opening our hearts and home

Last weekend while I was out on my photo hike, the Mister hit our local pet store to get a few things for the fur kids, and happened upon an Adopt a Pet event. Not too far from us is a HUGE no-kill animal refuge. They take in all sorts of creatures, not just dogs…