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Sharon
San Francisco
GrouchyPuppy® Founder and Publisher
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What does a champ look like? Like this guy! Meet an adoptable Lhassa Apso whose sturdy disposition will inspire you while his funny nature makes you laugh. Meet Nacho... This little Lhassa Apso arrived and we knew that something was... Continue reading
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There are ways to prevent dog bites, but do you know what you would do if your dog got hurt at the park? How about if your puppy devoured a bag of chocolate chips? Not only have I thought about... Continue reading
Reblogged 5 days ago at GrouchyPuppy® Blog | Dog Lovers Source
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I believe that it's important for dog lovers to share our personal canine experiences in our own voice, which is why you will find occasional guest posts on Grouchy Puppy doing just that -- do remember Maggie's two-part series on... Continue reading
I couldn't agree more! Calvin has a nose for these great interviews...
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Why do we love our old dog so much? Because you can't make old friends. Adopt a senior dog. Don't miss out on anything, get the Grouchy Puppy blog delivered by email. Sign up here! Continue reading
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What is it about Dachshunds, or as I like to call them Doxies, that make them so happy and upbeat? All of these wee dogs that I've met are like this week's adoptable senior dog, happy, ignores cats, and does... Continue reading
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I believe that it's important for dog lovers to share our personal canine experiences in our own voice, which is why you will find occasional guest posts on Grouchy Puppy doing just that -- do remember Maggie's two-part series on... Continue reading
What an inspiration! Duncan a two-legged Boxer experiences the beach for the first time. Watch out! About 47 seconds into the video this adorable dog almost runs into the camera he is so happy. If you're feeling blue or need... Continue reading
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Do dogs have intuition? Cleo sure can smell love. She has an uncanny way of knowing when to slow down and patient. She has always been a good detective but I think losing her vision has enhanced her ability to... Continue reading
Reblogged Apr 11, 2014 at GrouchyPuppy® Blog | Dog Lovers Source
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Thanks to Kima, a specially trained service dog, former marine Steven is fighting back against Post Traumatic Stress Disorder PTSD, and winning! This is a good story of how dogs touch our lives, and that service dogs can provide valuable... Continue reading
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According to Albert Einstein, "Those who have the privilege to know have the duty to act" and for Grouchy Puppy that means helping raise awareness of the awful crime of dog fighting. The ASPCA is leading a series of events... Continue reading
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Dolce means sweet in Italian! That is what our little Dolce is, as he loves to cuddle and be held!! We know he will make someone very happy!! He came to Muttville in rough shape, with very little hair and... Continue reading
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One of the reasons I love dogs is their capacity to give, especially to us humans. My adopted rescue dog still shows me how happy she is that we found each other at the SPCA. From the start we worked... Continue reading
My dog is smart. I'm sure everyone says that about their dog but as you can see from this photo, she made her way straight to Switzerland, aka her inner tube, aka her bed with the high walls, when the... Continue reading
Hi Miranda - I suggest starting with a recognized national organization for finding a therapy dog team in your area. Therapy Dogs International and the American Kennel Club are two you might try: http://www.tdi-dog.org https://www.akc.org/akctherapydog/organizations.cfm Good luck!
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If my dog could speak, or at least use ESP to communicate with me, I bet she'd say, "Today is April Foods' Day. A day beloved by dogs all over the world. It is a day celebrated by giving us... Continue reading
Reblogged Apr 1, 2014 at GrouchyPuppy® Blog | Dog Lovers Source
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Spring is here and it's traditionally a time of home and garden improvement. I tend to go through my dog's toys, unused collars and bedding etc. to see what can be donated. April also brings extra cleaning, the type that... Continue reading
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Search and Rescue dogs have been the most effective tool dealing with the massive mudslide in Northwest Washington, and now therapy dogs like Pongo (also a sweet senior dog) are joining in bringing comfort and smiles. Positive Influence. We've seen... Continue reading
Congrats to YOU Willy and your new family! We heard the news today that you just found your forever home. Yay!!! You deserve it and we hope you have lots of bully sticks in your future! Love, Sharon and Cleo
Yay! Just heard that Willy has been adopted! Thanks to all who helped make his adoption possible.
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Meet the sweetest little dog available for adoption. She's looking for a new home after her person passed away. Coco Pudding is her name and she's a darling lil' dumpling. She is so darn cute and squeezable! We love her... Continue reading
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It's tax time again and April 15th is almost here. As you review your expenses and deductions don't forget to think about your volunteer work. If you foster a dog your foster expenses could tax-deductible. How about those nonprofit rescue... Continue reading
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This labrador is one lucky dog! Watch the incredible rescue by the Sheriff's crew after this scared dog could be coaxed back up the trail! Oreo, a black and white Labrador, somehow made her way about 40 feet down a... Continue reading