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DAY 18 – DOG – A DAY – MEET “FOSTER”

FOSTER THE AUSSIE! IS A MINIATURE AUSTRALIAN SHEPHERD “We got FOSTER from a breeder at 6 months. The family that was going to take him in changed their minds, so he was the only puppy they had. I think it was meant to be!” “When we arrived at their lake house he came running down… Read More DAY 18 – DOG – A DAY – MEET “FOSTER”

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Day 17 – DOG-A-DAY – MEET “SADIE”

TGIF everybody!!! I am super excited because in just a few hours I am going to hit the road and go see my baby girl for the night. I am picking her up at her dorm, taking her on a Target run, getting a manicure. And seeing a movie at the place where they bring… Read More Day 17 – DOG-A-DAY – MEET “SADIE”

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DAY 16 – DOG -A- DAY – MEET “FINLEY”

FINLEY WAS A ONE OF KIND GREAT DOG.  I knew the second I read Finley’s story…that I had to paint him. I will share it with you…. “We rescued Finley when he was 6 years old – his  family brought him to the vet to be put down as he had contracted mange and it spread to… Read More DAY 16 – DOG -A- DAY – MEET “FINLEY”

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DAY 15 – DOG-A-DAY – MEET “GABBY”

“GABBY” was adopted at 4 months from the Humane Society. “It all started with a photo that I saw on Petfinder.com. She was listed as 4 months old and Maltese/terrier mix. I immediately fell in love with that little face… Apparently, she was meant to come home with me because she was still there when… Read More DAY 15 – DOG-A-DAY – MEET “GABBY”

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HAPPY VALENTINES!!! DAY 14 – DOG-A-DAY – MEET “BRODY”

One of the VERY FIRST Pet portraits I ever did was a breed I had never heard of…”THE VIZSLA” I HAVE since come to KNOW and ADORE VIZSLAS  MEET “BRODY” THE VIZSLA “Brody is our 55 pound lap dog!”  “He has earned the reputation for being the neighborhood’s honorary mayor. He hasn’t met a person he doesn’t… Read More HAPPY VALENTINES!!! DAY 14 – DOG-A-DAY – MEET “BRODY”

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DAY 13 – DOG-A-DAY MEET “CUPCAKE” AND SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT

I love Cupcakes..and I love today’s Dog-a-Day is a TOY POODLE named….  “CUPCAKE” ” Cupcake is very smart.  Her most favorite thing to do is to wait for the mail to come through the mail slot on our front door every day.  If not home when it arrives, she leads me to the front door… Read More DAY 13 – DOG-A-DAY MEET “CUPCAKE” AND SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT

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DAY 12 – DOG-A-DAY MEET – “HOBBES”

“HOBBES” IS An Adorable, feisty and sweet – 12 POUND “RAT TERRIER”. “While visiting family in Texas, this little dog just showed up from out of the brush-it’s pretty rough country down there. He followed us whenever we left the house to the barn or the field or wherever and was waiting when we returned. … Read More DAY 12 – DOG-A-DAY MEET – “HOBBES”

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DAY 11 – DOG-A-DAY PAINTING – MEET “BEAR”

“BEAR” WAS AN YELLOW *** “ENGLISH” LAB a big sweet boy. Winnie’s Pooh Bear of Rockfish aka “Bear” son of Winnie Woodworth (mother) and Woody Voshell  (father) Obedient, happy, hungry, alpha, curious, sweet, stoic, beautiful, regal, loyal and loving till the very end. Man, he was such an awesome dog! 5 FUN FACTS ABOUT LABRADORS… Read More DAY 11 – DOG-A-DAY PAINTING – MEET “BEAR”

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DAY 9 – DOG-A-DAY – MEET “SAM”

MEET SAM Sweet, Little Sam crossed the Rainbow bridge recently. He was a 13-year-old Yorkshire Terrier who at 12  “sturdy” lbs  – was “husky” for a Yorkie! His owner told me that despite his failing health, he held on long enough for his 3 college age “kids” to get home for Christmas… I love dogs!!… Read More DAY 9 – DOG-A-DAY – MEET “SAM”

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DAY 8 – DOG-A-DAY PAINTING – MEET “ELLA”

THE FAMILY GOT ELLA IN GERMANY WHEN THEY WERE STATIONED THERE AND Her breed name is Amelie von der wilder Horde translated to “AMELIE OF THE WILD BUNCH”… BEST NAME EVER!!!! I JUST CALL HER SWEET ELLA. SHE IS SUCH A BEAUTIFUL SETTER. I WANT TO LAY DOWN NEXT TO HER AND TAKE A NAP.… Read More DAY 8 – DOG-A-DAY PAINTING – MEET “ELLA”

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