Category Archives: German Shepherd Dog

The Golden Retriever And German Shepherd At 12 and 10 Years Old

I thought I would provide a little update on my dogs as they have been featured throughout my blog for a number of years. Maggie, the Golden Retriever, turned 12 years old on January 10, 2014.  From what I have read, the average age of a Golden Retriever is around 10-11 years old, so I’m […]

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Maggie, Golden Retriever Age 11

This post isn’t about butterflies nor wildlife, but I couldn’t resist posting a few new photos of Maggie, my 11 year old Golden Retriever. The thing about Golden Retrievers is that they seem to prematurely age in their facial hair.  Maggie has been no different.  When she was younger she was a much darker color, […]

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Golden Retriever And German Shepherd Swimming With Underwater Camera

I bought Leecy a new camera for her trip to the Galapagos next year.  It’s a Canon PowerShot D10.  It’s “supposed” to be able to take pictures and videos underwater, so we decided to see if it really works. First a few distance shots.  Here’s Sascha the German Shepherd trying out her new Ruffwear Doggie […]

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Only Black German Shepherd I Know Who Enjoys The Heat

We’re really cooking in Houston today.  It’s supposed to be around 100 degrees.  I got up before 7 am and it was already very hot.  Whereas I just wanted to take a few pictures then go back inside where it is cool, my crazy German Shepherd, Sascha, LOVES to be outside in the heat.  She’s […]

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Mixing A Large German Shepherd With Small Kitten

You wouldn’t think a large German Shepherd like Sascha would be safe around a small kitten like Delilah.  However, Sascha is very gentle around Delilah.  In fact, Delilah is much more aggressive than Sascha.  I’ve actually seen her hang on Sascha’s mouth with one of her claws.  Despite the typical reputation of Cats and Dogs, […]

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Dog Got Skunked, The REAL Story..

This morning, Leecy sent me a protest email about my Skunk story.  In the interests of “fair and balanced reporting” I’m including her version. Ok, let ME tell you the CORRECT story on the “dog meets skunk”. Sascha started barking at 4:15am, I tried to see if she could wait till my alarm went off […]

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Dog Got Skunked!

I was sleeping all nice and sound when Leecy decides to wake me up at 4:45 am and asks me to come smell Sascha as she thinks she was sprayed by that baby Skunk. I waddle over to Sascha’s cage, sniff her, and tell Leecy I don’t smell anything and crawl back into bed. This […]

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Dog Ate 60 Bucks!

It never ends when you have lots of animals.  Here’s the latest saga. I ask Leecy if she could go by Wabash Antique and Feed to pick up some wild bird food.  I gave her 60 bucks the night before and I said I would give her more money when I got home. Somehow, Leecy […]

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Kitten Gets Clean Bill Of Health

Good news for Delilah yesterday.  She got the “all clear” from the vet regarding her respiratory infection. She and Chloe get along great, as well as her and the dogs.  In fact, her favorite playmate (other than Chloe) seems to be Sascha, my German Shepherd. We also got her a new toy today.  I think […]

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