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Clover lawn in the backyard?

Our backyard lawn is slowly getting more and more pee-burnt. Not a nice picture to look at.

We are working step by step on achieving a "greener backyard" and are dealing with concepts like xeriscaping, hardscaping, less irrigation, less fertilizing - with the aim of not only having lower maintenance but also an ecologically-friendlier place to enjoy. ...
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Our dog turns one today!


Troy has his birthday today - he is one!

So far he has been a really good puppy and now he enters adulthood....
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Some traveling for us and some experience at the pet hotel for our sweet doggie – life can’t be fair for all

   George’s sister is visiting us for 45 days. This is wonderful as it so good to have someone from the family with us right now. She is a great person, full of energy, and I love her. Another thing: being the older sibling, she is a person that makes her point heard so I have some fun watching her and George argue about each minor thing.  ...

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Hammy and Troy


Hammy was not happy with Troy’s arrival. Not at all. He was bitterly disappointed and obviously acted betrayed. As if he was not enough to us, so we ended up with that stupid dog. And the dog is not even eating nuts, like a normal animal would do.


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Having a dog in North America vs Eastern Europe – comparison of traditions and ways.

We wanted to have a dog. After two dogs in Europe, an English Setter and then a Dalmatian, both girls, that we lost to cancer, we decided to go for a boy this time. But then we got through real culture shock regarding differences in raising dogs in our native country of Bulgaria as compared to here, in the States. Quite a large number of issues to compare...
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Sir Troy or the Flower-Headed Dog?

Our dog Troy, a handsome black-and-white springer spaniel, got neutered a couple of days ago. Now he runs around the house with a satellite dish on his head in the form of an Elizabethan collar.

He generally looks like an extraterrestrial canine but each member of the family sees a different thing in him. According to our son, Troy looks like a Wild, Wild West movie character (very much like Will Smith’s one, running through the corn fileds with....