Introducing Woody the White Shepherd

Let's face it, 2020 has not turned into the year of promise and hope I was looking for last January, but in these days of pandemics we decided that if we're going to be stuck at home 24/7, we could take advantage of that time to get our first puppy, Woody! Yes, sure, I'm in... Continue Reading →

2020: Hope for a better year

It's been a long time since I've posted here. 2019 was a bad year for our family, close and extended. There was a lot of loss in both worlds, human and dog. We approach 2020 with trepidation and hope.

Hello 2019

Another year has passed here at, and I'm happy to report that all our doggos are alive and mostly well. Yuki, the sickest, still has two cancers to battle.  His osteosarcoma is very apparent in his front leg, and he is getting bone-strengthening treatments once-a-month to delay the inevitable break.  He's lost most of... Continue Reading →

Dandy really hates thunder.

Our Golden Retriever from Turkey has a really bad fear of thunder or loud noises.  When storms roll through she goes bananas running around the house looking for somewhere to hide.  We have found great success using the Thundershirt to calm her down.  She gets excited when she sees it pulled out and practically jumps... Continue Reading →

Photo: A statement on our times

As mentioned in other posts, Mom has a Turkish background.  This means we eat at Turkish food restaurants from time to time.  Me, I’m an admittedly very picky eater, while Mom is not.  So it is always funny to me that one of the things I picked up a love for from Turkish restaurants is... Continue Reading →

Dandy’s trip to America

As was teased here previously, we have a new addition to our family.  She's about 50lbs, cute as a button and is named "Dandy". Dandy comes to our family from Turkey!  She is one of many rescue dogs (#turkeydogs) that have started coming to America from Turkey. The stories vary on how all these dogs... Continue Reading →

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