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Goodbye to Alice Brown

April 9th, 2014 · 1 Comment · Dogs, video

We lost another of our favorite Kaaawa dogs last night. Alice Brown died unexpectedly, apparently of a previously diagnosed heart condition. This little video dates from 2008, when we were running into Alice Brown much more regularly than we have recently. Alice Brown, we’ll all miss you.

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Five months and counting since that dog day on the beach

February 20th, 2014 · 8 Comments · Dogs, Health

It’s been five months since I intervened in a dog attack on the beach in Kaaawa, a move which led to an emergency room visit, a “partial amputation,” and an involuntarily shortened index finger on my right hand (see “Not just another day at the beach“). In the interim, Small dog–the one that was attacked–has […]

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Even cat people like dogs!

December 19th, 2013 · No Comments · Dogs, Kaaawa, Photographs

It’s been too long since I let you check in with some of our canine friends out here in Kaaawa. So please let Buddy and Scarlett welcome you to a visit with Kaaawa’s morning dogs, just in time for the winter solstice. These two are a wonderful Papillon-Pomeranian mix. I think they take “cute” to […]

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Living with a shortened finger

November 23rd, 2013 · 3 Comments · Dogs, Health

Yesterday marked nine weeks since the walk on the beach that unexpectedly left me with a shortened finger (“Not just another day at the beach“). Since the incident, I’ve repeatedly told myself (and others) that it could have been much worse. That’s undoubtedly true. But although the wound has healed, and even after nine weeks, […]

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Small Dog Returns

October 13th, 2013 · 5 Comments · Dogs, Kaaawa

It’s a little over three weeks since the successful intervention that pulled Small Dog from the jaws of Big Dog without life-threatening injuries, but unfortunately left me with a chewed hand and an involuntarily shortened finger. This week, Small Dog returned to the beach in Kaaawa for the first time since the incident. We just […]

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