Entries from the ‘Favorite Things’ Category

The Show and the Snow!

The Show and the Snow!

Posted by Ghenghis Khan

As you all know, I traveled to my first dog show competition this past weekend and I know that many of you were curious as to how I placed.  You should all know that I am the next champion, when I ever get the opportunity to prove that.  That’s right, WHEN!

Photos From our Last Visit to Maine

Photos From our Last Visit to Maine

Posted by F&S

There has been so much hoopla lately about G.K. and preparing for his big debut in the show dog world that we forgot about these photos from our last visit to Maine!  We, Frenchies, wouldn’t want to deprive you of our adventures, so take a look and we hope you enjoy!

G.K. Leaves for the Show!

G.K. Leaves for the Show!

Posted by F&S

Do you recall that our brother, G.K. has been in intensive training for his very first dog show?  Well, the day finally arrived and breeder, Karen Tracy and handler, Jan Kolnik arrived at the farm to collect G.K. for his big debut.  Karen said that she would email photos to us from the dog show.  …

A Very Special Pumpkin...

A Very Special Pumpkin...

Posted by Pia

Today’s post is dedicated to my human friend Dave and his cat Roger. Dave and Roger rescued each other on a windy winter day 16 years ago. Roger passed away this week-after a long happy life, in the care of a human who loved him deeply- and who I’m certain he loved back.
Roger …

Oh My Dog!

Oh My Dog!

Posted by Pia

When I see how excited my dogs get at mealtime- over the same food they get each and every day- I wonder how it must feel to get so much joy out of such a simple thing time and time again. If only we humans could find reliable triggers to renders us as blissful …

Further Steps to Becoming a Champion

Further Steps to Becoming a Champion

Posted by Ghenghis Khan

You may recall last week when Karen Tracy and Jan Kolnik came to the farm to begin my training for an upcoming dog show in Leesburg, Virginia.  My father, Maddox, who is owned by Karen, is a seasoned champion, and both she and Jan think that I have excellent potential, as well.  Yesterday, they both …

Squirrel Up A Tree!

Squirrel Up A Tree!

Posted by F&S

While we work very hard around around the farm and also spend a great deal of time preparing our educational blog postings for all of you to read and learn from, we sometimes allow ourselves to get distracted by one of our favorite pastimes—squirrel chasing!

G.K., Show Dog!

G.K., Show Dog!

Posted by Ghenghis Khan

If you watched the Martha Stewart Show on Wednesday, I’m sure you saw Francesca and Sharkey. But where was I, G.K., you ask? I was busy preparing for my debut dog show at the end of this month! Karen Tracy, my breeder and owner of my father Maddox, along with Jan Kolnik, an experienced dog …

Photo Shoot Time

Photo Shoot Time

Posted by F&S

After readying the greenhouse for Martha’s photo shoot, we were not going to miss one moment of the action.  Especially since we were part of the shoot ourselves!

Apple Cider Mischief

Apple Cider Mischief

Posted by Sharkey

We, Frenchies, love spending time with our Uncle Carlos so, of course, we jumped at the chance to help him make apple cider!  I was a bit disappointed that Franny was not her usual energetic self.  But our brother, G.K., sure knows how to light a fire under her!