“A dog is the only creature on earth that loves you more than he loves himself.”
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This is Miss “Muff”, the sweet little stray that truly changed my life! Pictured here, as she was when she showed up in October of 1988, working on weaseling her way into our hearts! She was a stray that had been dumped in the country, full of mats, burrs, and fleas. I intended to clean her up and find her a good home, but by the time she was cleaned up, I had absolutely fallen in love with her!
This is Muff in 1997. We had her for the rest of her life, and she gradually turned my heart from the dog show world toward rescue, as I began volunteering for rescue groups and developed a passion for helping rescue and finding forever homes for homeless pets. My husband, Ken, had never been allowed to have a dog as a child, and he had a very special bond with Muff, too. Ken is now helping me with my training classes, as well.
Sharing a few photos of some of our champion shelties and our miniature horses from past years…
We also enjoyed raising a few registered miniature horses throughout the years on our acreage in Mustang, Oklahoma. Surrey, the tiny foal pictured below, was only one week old, stood a mere 15 1/2 inches tall and weighed only 10 1/2 pounds. She only outweighed our cat by half a pound!
Here are a few of our “promising” youngsters through the years. Some did obtain points (including major points) toward their championship, and all were very much loved…