Tag Archives: Lafayette Park

Double Dog Day: Dara and Horacio

I dogsat for the two of these and I’m not 100% sure of their names, which makes me a bad person. But I do think the little scruffer is Horacio (or possibly Horatio?) and the big goofball is Dara.

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Double Dog Play: Husky Corgi Mix and Labradoodle Playing

These two were having SO MUCH FUN.

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Dog of the Day: Coned Keeshond

I can’t imagine having a Keeshond. They’re friendly, they’re happy, they’re really great dogs, but oh my god the shedding and the fur.

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Dog of the Day: Slightly Impolite Cavalier King Charles Spaniel

His tongue is a little bit too long for his mouth. It dries out at night. Well, sometimes I fall asleep with my tongue open, so I know how it is.

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Dog of the Day: Keeshond Mix

I can’t recall what mom told me this pup was mixed with, and for some reason I don’t have it in my notes, but I do remember the ‘cheese-hound’ part, because it’s pretty obvious once you’re looking for it. I … Continue reading

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Dog of the Day: Kona the Basenji German Shepherd Mix Puppy

Kona is nine months old and may well actually be a basenji German shepherd mix, despite the fact that (as referenced in a comment on this post) rather a wide variety of things get labeled ‘basenji mix’. Well, whatever she … Continue reading

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Dog of the Day: Chief the Greater Swiss Mountain Dog

Chief (3) just had a spinal tap. Two weeks ago he couldn’t walk or even really move his hind legs. They thought it was cancer, but it turned out to be an infection, and fully treatable. Today he’s great, and … Continue reading

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Dog of the Day: Big Friendly Shiba Inu

I didn’t get this one’s name, I was too busy being licked.

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Dog of the Day: Poodle

So, I didn’t get a name or an age, but I do recall vividly what breed the owner told me his dog was. This is because I thought, as I was walking away, “Oh god, another of these designer breeds, … Continue reading

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Dog of the Day: Zoe the German Shorthaired Pointer Puppy

For some reason, Zoe/Zoey/Zoë/Zooey is one of the more common dog names I’ve seen. Not sure why, but it works for me. This particular Zoe is a 10-month-old German shorthaired pointer who loves long walks and longer runs.

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