Scout Recovering Nicely

What do you mean I have to move, I just had surgery, remember?

A week out and she’s doing great from her spay. It was quite hectic here for a while – foster puppy and Scout’s surgery. Luckily, we are all almost back to normal.

I did hear from Baby’s forever family and he is doing well, claimed his spot on the couch, loves his new brother dog and is turning into the goofy boy I knew he would.



Dinner Menu and Shopping List: Lamb Kabobs and Honeyed Carrots

Photo credit: Food Network

I need some spring in my kitchen as winter drags on.  A touch of fresh lemon and honey is just the ticket.   A simple recipe for the broiler or if it’s a good day, out on the grill.  If lamb’s not your thing, these flavors work well with chicken, too.

For the menu tonight:

  1. Lamb Kabobs -Marinate Overnight
  2. Tabbouleh
  3. Honeyed Carrots
  4. Sautéed Pears

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Baby, Baby, Baby: Transformation


Look at this face:

He had his vet visit yesterday and his bloodwork came back today. He’s a-okay! And we are all guessing he’s about four. For what he’s been through, he’s a very healthy 100 lbs.

The past week has brought to light many things, and first and foremost, before he was neglected, Baby was definitely loved.  Continue reading

Baby Day 4: Blossoming

This is a big deal. He didn’t even know what a toy was and I gave him the platypus first day as a comfort thing. He ignored it.  Tonight he realized it was something he could chew and snuggle with. That created another problem – my pups are used to playing tug with them, so he thought Scout was trying to take it away from him. So we had some lessons here – Scout had to learn that Baby growling means he wants space and Baby and I worked with the toy – taking it away, having him sit, giving it back, rinse, repeat.

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