Month: October 2011

Kickstand finds a s(pot).

Kickstand is a finder of oddly comfortable places. She also favors eccentric snoozing positions. Her favorite spots include the bathroom sink, my laptop computer and other flat electronics, on top of dog toys, paper and boxes, and, of course, countertops where her kickstand can rock. This collection of photos is evidence of her antics. As […]

Portland Pit Bull Parade

For those who sport a pitty pit bull by their side, check out the Portland Pit Bull Parade this weekend! Peri and I are so excited to attend and hope to see you all on Sunday, October 16th at 11am at the Waterfront Park in Downtown. The parade is organized by The PDX Pitbull Project […]

October is Adopt a Dog Month!

October is Adopt a Dog Month! Yay! Here are some great rescues right in Portland that you can look into over the next few weeks to find your canine soulmate. Animal Aid, Inc. Private, non-profit, no-kill animal rescue located in Portland, OR Mission: Reduce animal birth rates and suffering through education, assistance to the community, […]

Places for Dogs and Their People

Short Sands Beach: 10 out of 10 This piece of paradise is tucked away in one corner of Smuggler’s Cove in Oswald West State Park. To get to the beach, park on the east side of the 101 freeway. From the parking lot there is a short walk on a paved path down to the beach. […]

A great way to start a morning…

I’ve been told by many trainers that it only takes 15 minutes a day to keep your mutt on point with basic obedience training. One great way to incorporate it into your day and get it out of the way is to make your mutt earn his breakfast. I make Periwinkle sit, lie down, jump up, […]