A Look Back at 2020 + Plans for 2021

Happy New Year! Even though we’re five days into January, today is a day of firsts. It’s the first day back at in-person school for my kids, who have been home e-learning (and then on winter break) for the past … Continue reading

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2020 AKC Humane Fund ACE Winner: Uniformed Service K-9 / Stella the Bloodhound

“K-9 Stella” is a three-year-old Bloodhound working for the Tallahassee Police Department Special Victims Unit as a Scent Evidence K-9 with her handler, Paul Coley, CEO of Scent Evidence K-9 and former FBI Forensic Canine Operations Specialist. Stella and Coley … Continue reading

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2020 AKC Rally National Championship Winners

Competitions were held December 11-13, 2020 in conjunction with the AKC National Championship Presented by Royal Canin at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, FL. If you’re not familiar with rally, think of it as any team sport: You … Continue reading

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IKEA Spring 2020 Catalog

It’s no secret I am a massive IKEA fan. I always tell people that even if I was loaded with an endless furniture budget, I’d still shop there. Back in 2016, our old living room was even featured in their … Continue reading

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The 16 Best Items at Trader Joe’s (2020 Edition)

Every spring since 2017, I’ve shared my favorite items from Trader Joe’s with with you guys. As I’ve mentioned before, it’s my favorite grocery store for many reasons (healthier options, affordability, overall good vibe), but I mostly love all of … Continue reading

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Iditarod 2020: And the winner is…

The top 15 mushers have arrived safely in Nome. It seems like the race went by really fast this year! Without further ado, here are the top five finishers: Thomas Waerner, total race time 9 days, 10 hours, 37 minutes, … Continue reading

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Iditarod 2020: Race Map

Perhaps I should have posted this earlier, so the checkpoints I am posting daily would make more sense. As you can see, the mushers are following the northern route this year (they alternate between northern and southern), and the top … Continue reading

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Iditarod 2020: Standings as of 3/12 @ 6:42 PM Alaska Time

The top five mushers have all reached Cripple checkpoint, with the top two already leaving. The top two have also completed their 24-hour rest periods. It appears the other three are in the middle of their 24-hour rest. 1st place: … Continue reading

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Crufts 2020 Highlights

From Crufts (the British equivalent of Westminster) and the I can’t make this stuff up file: Those crazy Brits! Until next time, Good day, and good dog! Doggies.com Dog Blog

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2020 Bark in the Park Major League Baseball Games

Spring is just around the corner, and that means that the boys of summer will soon be back on the playing field! Many major league baseball teams host special dog-themed games during the season, so… [[ This is a summary … Continue reading

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