Houndstooth Tales and Tails – The hilarity of everyday life Today in the US, it’s Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.  That means that I have the day off work as do many people.  There’s something about this day, though, that I think a lot of people don’t know.  It’s created for people to share the…

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Houndstooth Tales and Tails – The hilarity of everyday life Since we’ve brought Ziva home, I have learned a lot about the art of distraction.   Ziva is a sweetheart, but she is like nothing you’ve ever encountered before.  When you open her crate, you have to be prepared for a living hurricane loose in…

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Houndstooth Tales and Tails – The hilarity of everyday life If you’ve read the blog for awhile, you might remember that I have been wanting a Little Free Library for a long time.  Last year, my husband said he’d get one made for my birthday.  It has been a long process, but it’s getting close…

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The ever-changing world can cause both humans and animals to feel a wide range of emotions. Whereas we humans try to keep our feelings internal, our dogs very much wear their emotions ‘on their sleeve’. They use a combination of posture, facial expressions, as well as other body language to display their emotions, and being…

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For people, losing weight is one of the most common New Year’s resolutions. But their success rate for achieving that goal is pretty abysmal. So is it any wonder that it can be difficult to help our dogs shed pounds, too? Yet trimming excess weight is one of the best things you can do for…

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Houndstooth Tales and Tails – The hilarity of everyday life The post Wordless Wednesday 1/13 — A Rose In Winter appeared first on Tales and Tails. https://talesandtails.com/wordless-wednesday-1-13-a-rose-in-winter/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=wordless-wednesday-1-13-a-rose-in-winter

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This is our most accurate list of all the U.S. Presidents’ dogs throughout history. Most of these dogs also lived in the White House. President-Elect Joe Biden’s Dogs – German shepherds Joe Biden’s election generated a lot of excitement among animal rescue groups and shelters. Whatever people’s feelings were about the President-elect himself, they were…

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Houndstooth Tales and Tails – The hilarity of everyday life This week, I am back to work and we are teaching virtually for two weeks.  Yesterday was what is called an institute day where we have professional development and attend different meetings.  This part is still virtual, too, so we log into meetings from our…

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Houndstooth Tales and Tails – The hilarity of everyday life I’m not going to lie, last week was a pretty rough week.  As tough as it was, I was reminded that when you have dogs, you’re never alone.  It has to be one of the reasons we feel so attached to them. I should be…

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Housetraining is one of the biggest challenges that pet parents face when they bring a new puppy home. It typically takes between four and six months for a puppy to be fully housetrained, but it’s not unheard of for it to take up to a year. To help make sure your own puppy’s housetraining is…

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