Wednesday’s tragic events got me thinking much more seriously about a hawk deterrent for the flock. I have two beautiful Australian Shepherd mixes, who more or less live indoors, so they don’t do much to protect my chickens and ducks. I’m reasonably sure that having them, their scent and droppings in the yard, keeps four … Read moreHawk Deterrent for the Flock
How Do You Keep Your Outdoor Animals Safe? How do you keep outdoor animals safe? I live in the ‘burbs, with a six foot privacy fence, and my only outdoor animals are the chickens and ducks. You’d think they’d be pretty safe. You’d be wrong. We built a coop for the girls and Jim last … Read moreHow Do You Keep Outdoor Animals Safe?
Today’s post was going to be super good. It was. So good it would make you both laugh and cry. And want to read more. And never stop reading. Ever. But that didn’t happen. Instead, something very sad happened. I went to lunch with friends today, partly because it’s my birthday (no applause, please), and … Read moreToday’s Post Is Not Super Good
I told my husband, last night, about the shelter class this coming Saturday. I told him that, as a dog blogger, I actually have to do dog things, especially rescue things, since that’s where my dog heart beat is. I have to stop just making crap up. He laughed and laughed. How many of you … Read moreRescue, Foster and Adoption
I went to Atwoods this weekend to pick up dog chews, and came home to find my Hunny building this: Any guesses as to what it is? It’s a cold frame! Cold frame gardening has been a dream of his for years. He’s been collecting sliding glass doors and large pieces of glass found on … Read moreCold Frame Gardening