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Dog of the Day: Barley the German Shepherd Mix Puppy

Barley (6 months) is an unknown mix, but I choose to believe that he’s a German shepherd mix. In any case, he’s definitely a transplant from out in the country, who was only just starting to get used to our … Continue reading

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Dog of the Day: Mishka the Husky German Shepherd Mix

Mishka is a 5-month-old husky German shepherd (and supposedly Great Pyrenees??) mix with the nickname (and Instagram page) of ‘little bear,’ @lilbearmishka. They claim that it’s because Mishka means bear, but I think they have it a little backwards: actually … Continue reading

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Dog of the Day: Gorgeous Husky White Shepherd Mix

I don’t have any notes for this pup, I’m just guessing at her breed. The ‘gorgeous’ part, though, that I’m 100% sure about. Edit: Well, this post doesn’t seem to have posted yesterday.

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Dog of the Day: Dill the Miniature Australian Shepherd Puppy

It must be a spring thing: I’ve been running into so many puppies lately! And thank goodness for that, they’ve been keeping me going. In this particular case, I was on my way home from work last Friday and I … Continue reading

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Dog of the Day: Oatmeal the Shiba Inu Mix

Oatmeal has a very plaintive look to him. I’m not actually sure if he’s a Shiba mix or not, but he’s got some spitz-y breed in him, that’s for sure!

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Dog of the Day: Bichon Frise

This pup has lived in a local office for several years now. And boy has he come a long way. Why, these days you can stand in front of the door for nearly twenty seconds before he starts barking at … Continue reading

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Dog of the Day: Labrador Retriever

Sorry I’ve been remiss over this past week. I still have that cold. Haven’t been this hard by one in literally years, and I’ve spent most of my time trying (and failing) to sleep. Maybe feeling a little better now, … Continue reading

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Dog of the Day: James Joyce the Irish Wolfhound

Not a lot of these pups around, and I ran into Mr. Joyce just a block from my apartment. SO SCRUFFY! He has an instagram and a friend named Emily Bronte (who also has an instagram page) but none of … Continue reading

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Dog of the Day: Angus the Collie

According to Angus’s mom and dad, I ran across him when he was a puppy. I don’t have his name down anywhere, but that doesn’t mean anything. Either way, he’s gorgeous, isn’t he?

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New Year’s Dog: Old Friend

I recently realized that Wrinkle here is actually my oldest friend in the Bay Area now, as the last friend I had from when I lived in the South Bay has moved away, and I met him only a few … Continue reading

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