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Their Only Fault, Really…

“Dogs lives are too short. Their only fault, really.” ~ Agnes Sligh Turnbull ~ It’s turning out that grooming day, or spa day, as we like to high handily call it in the Burch house, it becoming eventful. Eventful in ways I would rather avoid. As coincidence would have it, the last two times “spa… Continue reading Their Only Fault, Really…

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Out Damn’d Spot!

“Out, damn’d spot! Out, I say!”  ~ Lady Macbeth, Act 5, Shakespeare ~ Look at this face! Could there be many things more adorable than this?! Innocence and sweetness oozing from those little dark windows into her soul. Well, let me tell you something, to paraphrase Bette Davis, “Fasten your seatbelt, it’s going to be… Continue reading Out Damn’d Spot!

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Provide Them with Food, Water, Shelter and Affection and They Will Think You are god, by Beverly Hicks Burch

“Owners of dogs will have noticed, that if you provide them with food and water and shelter and affection, they will think you are god.”  ~ Christopher Hitchens ~ We’ve had Babygirl now for about a year and a half. And it has been 18 months on one big learning curve full of ups, downs,… Continue reading Provide Them with Food, Water, Shelter and Affection and They Will Think You are god, by Beverly Hicks Burch

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Dogs are Miracles with Paws, by Beverly Hicks Burch

“Dogs are miracles with paws.” ~ Susan Ariel Rainbow Kennedy ~ I took today’s picture one morning when Tall & Handsome was leaving for work. Watson, the Wonderkin was standing in the screened-in deck with me just “itching” to run out and jump in the car and go somewhere with “Poppa”. I told him to… Continue reading Dogs are Miracles with Paws, by Beverly Hicks Burch

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A Heartbeat at My Feet, by Beverly Hicks Burch

“ My little dog – a heartbeat at my feet.” ~ Edith Wharton” What makes you get a lump in your throat and your eyes puddle with tears? For me one glimpse of the sweet little face above is a one way ticket to Cry Town. She was my Lady…or Ladybug as I fondly called… Continue reading A Heartbeat at My Feet, by Beverly Hicks Burch

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Rain Girl in a Dog Suit, by Beverly Hicks Burch

Rain Man Girl in a Dog Suit, I’ve been thinking about Michael Vick a lot lately… To refresh memories, back in 2007 Michael Vick was an Atlanta Falcon pro football player who got himself into a heap of trouble over dog fighting. Mr. Vick had a 19 page indictment against him that pretty much laid… Continue reading Rain Girl in a Dog Suit, by Beverly Hicks Burch

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A “Boy” and His Dawg, by Beverly Hicks Burch

Today is National Dog Day…so in honor of this auspicious day…my two guys. And just a hint…every day is National Dog Day around my house… © 2012 Beverly Hicks Burch All Rights Reserved. Save

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Did Someone Say Godiva?, by Beverly Hicks Burch

Before anyone says anything we do not make a habit of this and do not give him what I’m about to tell you on a regular basis… …with that said, our dog, Watson thinks chocolate is crack. He can smell it though cellophane bags and goes nuts. If it comes into the house we go… Continue reading Did Someone Say Godiva?, by Beverly Hicks Burch

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The Unkindest Cut, by Beverly Hicks Burch

The Unkindest Cut By Beverly Hicks Burch The Burch household recently went through unforeseen trauma of the medical kind. It’s getting pretty bad when even your dog has a medical “emergency” associated with male middle age… One morning, Tall & Handsome mentioned to me that our little darling, Watson the Wunderkind seem to be taking… Continue reading The Unkindest Cut, by Beverly Hicks Burch

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Chocolate, Godiva and Crack for Dogs, by Beverly Hicks Burch

Chocolate, Godiva and Crack for Dogs, By Beverly Hicks Burch I have a confession. I am not a chocoholic. I’m not a big sweet eater. If I do eat something sweet, I prefer something fruity, or a cup of yogurt. I am more of a crunchy, salty, savory type of gal. Give me hot popcorn… Continue reading Chocolate, Godiva and Crack for Dogs, by Beverly Hicks Burch