It’s official! Spanky is a show dog. For his debut, we competed in the Southern Maryland Kennel Club Dog Show at the Bel Alton Fairgrounds on July 2, 2011. Thanks to Pat Jarvis for the wonderful photos! The show catalog and results: http://www.infodog.com/RESULTS/2011172903/201117290336300.HTM … Continue reading
So I had this crazy idea that I wanted Spanky to learn to swim. My logic was as follows: any mastiff who lives long enough is probably going to get arthritis. So I thought, wouldn’t it be great to introduce … Continue reading
My friend Bryan is a talented photographer who would probably own all manner of giant smooshy-faced puppies, if he could. He has a knack for capturing the animal’s spirit and personality, that can only come from being a true lover … Continue reading
A collection of things not cohesive enough to own their own post. 03/17/2011: Spanky learned the joys of the slide and can’t get enough of it!
…or should I say “Stairs Mastered!” Thank goodness Mr. Spanky Pants can now navigate our 3-story townhome completely independently of my poor, aching back. Based on how quickly Spanky was growing, I could tell he was going to have to … Continue reading
Spanky went for a visit to see his littermate brother, Augie (aka “dark” puppy). Spanky popped right out of the car and ran into Augie’s house like he owned it, chasing Augie up half a flight of stairs in the … Continue reading