Shaman

I first saw Shaman in the corner of the euthanasia room at the Fairbanks shelter.  He had been confiscated with many of his kennel mates from an abuse situation.  He was totally unsocialized and one of the most fearful dogs that we have ever had.  In the room he was...

Don’t Lick!!

I have always hated Elizabethan collars.  The dogs are uncomfortable in them….they can’t turn around in a crate or lay down comfortably with the “cone” surrounding their head.  I will describe what we use for most of our dogs that...

House Calls

It is wonderful having a traveling vet here in the Fairbanks area.  Minor surgeries, spays and neuters, shots, check-ups etc. can all be done right out of your house!  I think it is great for the dogs.  They are in a familiar spot, their recovery time...

raining vegetables

Count them!  22 dogs in the picture….all vying for the veggies being thrown off the deck by Don.  You can see pieces in the air.  My dogs LOVE vegetables.  They also love grass, dandelions and young fireweed.  I believe in feeding a diet...

"Hurricane" Ivan

ME?  Sweet little Ivan?  That is what his face always seems to say.  We had this boy here as a foster for a month before he went on to his new home in Kodiak.  Ivan got a along with every dog.  He loves to play and is full of energy and...