dogs

Man’s best friend

Nothing has touched me more in the last few days than this picture of Sully, Pres. George H.W. Bush’s service dog, lying beside his master’s casket. Sully, named after Capt. Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger of “Miracle on the Hudson” fame, joined… Read More ›

So Colorado: Avalanche rescue dog

(slow-loading video, please be patient:) Meet Tikka, Colorado’s newest avalanche rescue pup-in-training, and her handler, Erich. They are currently based at the Arapahoe Basin Ski Area (aka A-Basin) west of Denver. And yes, she’s a golden retriever. On average, avalanches… Read More ›

Battle stations

As a postscript to the previous post, here’s a pic of my dog Annie in her Fourth of July foxhole. Bad mommy that I am, I forgot until just now to slip her some Benadryl.