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Amy Patterson
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Lover of all things Dog. Stand up for yourself and what is important to you.
Lover of all things Dog. Stand up for yourself and what is important to you.

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As we watched each other, she kept waving her pedipalps. It looked like she was waving hello.

Because jumping spiders have excellent vision, they’re able to communicate with each other through movement. Male jumping spiders court their lady loves by waving their limbs and tapping on the ground.

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The Dog Days of Autumn. Starring Sammi, Cookie, Andie, and Franki.

Perfect autumn days are meant to be enjoyed. My favorite spot this time of year is about a 30 minute hike from the back gate. There's an open area in the middle of the forest where the sun shines down on a small, flat ridge covered with a thick carpet of…

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Hikes with Dogs are Good for the Body and Soul
Sammi romping through the woods, with Franki close behind. The arrival of Spring brings warmer, longer days. For those of you who've been holed up all winter, it's time to get outside, get some fresh air, and get moving! Having larger dogs, I tend to stay a...

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Oh, How Time Flies! We Brought Franki Blue Eyes Home Two Years Ago.
Franki ... Just Chillin' She was barely a year old when my rescue group, COLARS , took Franki in a little over two years ago.  She was pregnant and had been abandoned next to a dumpster behind a closed-up, rural bar-and-grill.  A kind woman saw her and fed ...

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Decided it was past time to share more photos of my beautiful, blue-eyed girl, Franki. ... and to help promote the adoption of more black dogs, who are too often overlooked at shelters.

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My dear friend, Mike's, brother Joe is battling pancreatic cancer and has no insurance.  If you'd like to help him, his brother has set up a donation site.  Joe lives in Des Moines, Iowa, and is a truly unique character.  And if nothing else, positive thoughts and prayers are also greatly appreciated!

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What's cuter than a baby sloth?

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Very interesting.  And the dogs are adorable!

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Dogs love snow!  Franki gets a bit crazee when it snows.  :-)

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