This weekend I was tagged in a photo on Facebook and I just loved one of the comments, "So that's where you have been!" . This was the photo. Yes I have now entered the world of AKC conformation. If you would have asked me 5 years ago if I would be doing something … [Read more...] about AKC Conformation The Beginning of New Adventures
Don't you just love summer? I do, but really only when it's not a scorching 110 degrees outside. Unfortunately we live in the San Joaquin Valley of California and it can become get down right unbearable. Though I keep the Shih Tzus inside with the air condition set at a very … [Read more...] about Summertime Fun with the Doggy Drencher
I purchased a puppy from a dog breeder for the first time in January. But prior to that the last puppy came into my life because a local rescue called me asking me to "rescue" a puppy from Craigslist. That actually meant I ended up buying this "purebred" puppy, but with all … [Read more...] about Dog Breeders , Rescues & Shelters
One thing many pet parents start to get anxiety over is the introduction of a new puppy to an established pack, or even just a single family dog. Best practice would dictate to make the introductions in a neutral territory, but what if you can't do an introduction in a neutral … [Read more...] about Introducing a New Puppy to an Established Pack
So you have seen a few glimpses here and there, but today I want to formally introduce everyone to our new Shih Tzu puppy, Olive's Grove Dances with Wolves, aka Kevin! I am so happy to have Kevin as a part of our family. He is showing great promise at being an … [Read more...] about A Shih Tzu Puppy Shakes Things Up!