Happy Saint Patrick’s Day!

Hoshi had a bath and trim. It’s cold out but I shaved him down since his coat was too long. He actually let me shave his legs and paws this time. He hates the electric clippers on his front legs for some reason. I figured out an easier way to do the bottom lip — He won’t hold still. I start from his chin and shave up to his bottom lip. That’s against the grain but it lets me get at his lip.

Kiss him!

Gundog owners speak out against Crufts

A Parti-color American cocker won Best in Show at Crufts. The winner named Miami had a stunning silky coat but gundog owners felt he didn’t fit the sportsman image.

Hoshi’s bath today

It was time for a bath. Hoshi was scratching and I wondered if he had fleas. I didn’t find any fleas. I trimmed his face, between his legs, paws, and butt. He’s resting right now. He hates having his paws and lips done. It’s difficult doing between his nose and eyes–there’s not much room. I left the length because it’s still cold out. I botched his tuft so I shaved it off–everyone admires his tuft.

Here’s a video of Hoshi having his breakfast this morning:

Home page updated

The Featured Adoptable Pet on this sidebar has been updated ensuring the rescue is still active on Petfinder. They were chosen at random around the country:

  1. Cocker Spaniel Rescue of New England
  2. Angels Under Our Wings Cocker Spaniel Rescue (Victoria, BC)
  3. Florida Cocker Spaniel Rescue
  4. Cocker Spaniel Rescue of East Texas-Houston
  5. Second Chance Cocker Rescue (CA)
  6. Camp Cocker (CA)
  7. Abandoned Angels Cocker Spaniel Rescue (NY)
  8. Oldies But Goodies Cocker Spaniel Rescue (VA)

Also, the home page was updated so comments can be sent securely over our server. Older articles that have content from another site (e.g. video) may cause a warning because the source isn’t from a secure server. If you experience any problems, please let me know.