Holly's Blog (6)

Dog Day on Campus

File this under the Best.Day.Ever! Sully and I received an Evite to attend a doggie de-stress session for students during finals week at Wheaton College. I take classes there so Sully knows the campus. The college had set up a penned in area (like a dog park) where town residents and professors could bring their dogs so the students could take a break from studying to pat, cuddle and play with the dogs for a couple of hours. There are no dog parks in this town or any other town around that I…

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Added by Holly on May 7, 2015 at 2:30am — 6 Comments

Border Collies

Just a quick funny note. Since we live in a rural area we have all kinds of fowl, turkeys, geese, ducks, heron and such in the area. I live very close to a small rural campus where I also take classes so Sully and I are on campus often. I spend a lot of time trying to teach Sully not to try to herd my daughter's ducks and chickens and the water fowl in the pond on campus. I just found out the college hired a team of border collies to convince the ducks and geese to relocate to a pond across…

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Added by Holly on April 29, 2015 at 12:56am — 2 Comments

TICKS!

I went on a long hike through the woods with Sully this weekend. She took her monthly Nexgard treatment the day before and although we removed many ticks from her fur, none were attached and she remains tick free. Apparently the treatment is corgi successful because I took nothing and had to remove a tick embedded in my scalp this morning. I think it is going to be a tough season. By the way, there are still patches of snow out there but those little ass-hats are wide awake and ready to…

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Added by Holly on April 14, 2015 at 10:26pm — 9 Comments

Foot Pad Pain

I know I already posted about the rock salt used on the walkways where I live but I am stumped again. We have 3+ feet of snow now and it is due to snow for the next four days so we are both limited to walking on the treated areas since the snow is over Sully's head and I have a physical disability that makes it hard to walk in deep snow. The combination of ice, extreme cold and rock salt on the plowed and shoveled areas burns the foot pads. Other dog owners here have resorted to carrying…

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Added by Holly on February 7, 2015 at 11:49pm — 5 Comments

Merry Christmas!

Just wanted to send this along to wish everyone a very happy holiday!

http://www.pawnation.com/2014/12/11/21-christmas-corgis/21

Added by Holly on December 23, 2014 at 1:40pm — No Comments

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