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
Spanky went to the Chesapeake Mastiff Club Fun Match today. He had a blast leaping on any dog that ventured within reach and torturing his littermate sister, Darla. It was also Spanky’s first long car ride, so I was a … 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!
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
As an only puppy in the house, Spanky has the benefit of my undivided attention, but he also misses out on some of the advantages of modeling behavior after an older, trained dog. I have no doubt Diesel would have … Continue reading
In true Chinese “Tiger Mom” style, I have so many hopes for Spanky and the things I would love to do with him: therapy work, conformational showing, rally… Some of these things will be up to him and who he … Continue reading