Posts tagged "dog"

Puppy's First Year: Destroyed by Cuteness

The breeder lured me in with sweet pictures of fat whippet puppies.
To say the last nine months of puppy ownership have been an adventure would be a gross understatement. Life with our whippet puppy, Rosie Run Her Up, is certainly never dull. If it weren’t for her sweet round eyes, ridiculously long nose and comically thin body, I would’ve brought her back to the breeder after... Read more »

Train Your Puppy with Five Easy Steps

Train Your Puppy with Five Easy Steps
After months of researching breeds, interviewing breeders and preparing the house, we recently added a Whippet puppy, Rosie “Run Her Up” Alperin, to our family. As I was waiting to bring Rosie home, I read several books, watched hours of Animal Planet and interviewed other dog owners. I took notes. I made lists. I created... Read more »

Loving and Losing Cooper, King of All the Wild Things

Loving and Losing Cooper, King of All the Wild Things
Two weeks ago, I received a call from my mother informing me that she was bringing her dog, Cooper, back to the rescue shelter. Cooper came into our family on my birthday, February 8th in 2010.  My mom and her husband fell in love with the adorable puppy and adopted him.  They called me that... Read more »
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