Miley and Howie

Fall Afternoons

October 18, 2011
Boston Terrier Catches Frisbee

Fall afternoons are the best. Miley and Howie especially think so. It’s not too hot, not too cold, and the sun is just too beautiful to stay inside. Yep. Fall afternoons are irresistible. Miley and Howie get so excited to go outside and play. They’re so fun to watch. The simple act of putting on […]

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Puppy in a Bucket

July 28, 2011

Oh my goodness, I have no idea what my crazy dog was thinking here! We were at the dog park. They had a bucket of water out for the dogs to get a drink. But not Howie. Howie thought it was a Boston terrier sized swimming pool just for him. I only wish I’d caught […]

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Louie

July 20, 2011
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Meet Louie! He’s a hound dog. Louie is Miley and Howie’s new cousin. This sweet little fella belongs to Kevin’s brother. We got to meet him last weekend and I fell in love. I vowed to puppy snatch Louie and bring him home with me. He’s got a heart-shaped spot on his shoulder. Melt. And […]

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When Howie Attacks

April 12, 2011

So, this is pretty much how Howie spends his weekend afternoons. Towards the end, he gets tired and just can’t keep his balance. Heh. Happy Tuesday!

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Return of the Swamp Monsters

March 28, 2011
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This weekend, it rained. A lot. But by Saturday afternoon, a small break in the downpour arrived. Confined to the house for the better part of two days because of the storm, Miley and Howie jumped at the chance for a few minutes of outdoor freedom. To do this. And this. And this. Nothing thrills […]

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Howie

March 22, 2011
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Apples are another fruit I like to keep around the house to snack on. Someone else in the house really likes them too. This little stinker. Judging by the looks of those pudgy neck rolls, I think Howie could stand a few more fruits and veggies in his diet. Maybe a little more exercise. You […]

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The MACH Bar

March 1, 2011
Agility MACH Bar

This will be the last of the MACH posts. Promise! At least until the next one. After earning a MACH, you get to take a bar off the course and keep it as a trophy. People usually decorate their MACH bars and set them out for their friends to sign, to commemorate the special accomplishment. […]

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A Party for Miley

February 28, 2011
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This weekend was Miley’s first agility trial since she earned her MACH title in Nashville a few weeks ago. It’s customary for the newly crowned champion to have a party in their honor, complete with a MACH cake and all. Since this trial was in our hometown with all of Miley and Kevin’s agility friends, […]

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Kevin and Miley

February 7, 2011
AKC Master Agility Champion Miley the Boston Terrier

At the end of 2008 Kevin started competing in AKC agility with Miley and Howie, our hyperactive, fun-loving, and perpetually malodorous Boston Terriers. He entered them in a weekly class after work as a way to get some exercise while teaching the dogs a few basic obedience commands. In these classes, Kevin learned to guide […]

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What Miley & Howie Got for Christmas

January 12, 2011

So, after this Christmas, it became quite apparent that Miley and Howie have the coolest grandparents ever. Just check out what they gave them this year… It came in a box like this… And I literally gasped when I saw it! An entire box full of peanut butter! Individual, Miley-and-Howie-sized cups of peanut butter. Just […]

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It’s a White Christmas! Miley and Howie style

January 3, 2011

On Christmas morning Miley and Howie woke up to more than presents under the Christmas tree… They also woke up to a white Christmas! It was quite a surprise to wake up in Alabama and find everything in sight completely covered in snow. At first they came sliding to a halt when they saw their […]

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Merry Christmas!

December 24, 2010

Merry Christmas Eve! Wishing you a wonderful, magical weekend with your loved ones. Hope all your holiday wishes come true! Sending you love, Kevin, Amanda, Miley & Howie ♥

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How Sea Lions are Like Boston Terriers.

October 14, 2010

Or vice versa. They yawn. Really BIG yawns. They scratch. And snuggle. …when forced. They play bitey face. But without the big teeth. They love a good sun spot. Just like BTs. They like to swim. Oh… And bounce big rubber balls on their noses. Sea lions do that, right? ______________________________ Tomorrow I’ll be in […]

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Weekend at Home

August 27, 2010

Kevin’s got a new work schedule, and I now get him all to myself every other Friday. Glorious! I’m totally enjoying lounging around today and starting our weekend early. :) We’ve been on the move a lot this summer (last weekend we were in Chicago) but a few weeks ago we stayed close to home […]

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A Typical Photo Shoot with Miley and Howie . . .

August 6, 2010

I’m in NYC with Picky Palate this week, but while I’m away, Miley and Howie wanted me to post these pics. Miley wants to say hey, but she’s a little camera shy. Let’s see if we can get her to smile. She usually perks up if I mention treats. I toss her one. I’m a […]

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BTs on the Beach

July 6, 2010

Miley and Howie had a great 4th of July celebration at the beach this weekend. There was barbecue, swimming, fireworks, and best of all… The beach! Miley has boundless energy. She could run up and down the beach for hours. While Howie prefers to crash into the waves. Time for a game of beach fetch! […]

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The Beginning of Summer. My Dogs are Possessed.

June 15, 2010

I mean obsessed. Or possessed. I’m not sure. Have I ever told you about Howie’s obsession with water? This is the face Howie makes when he hears the hose come on… He goes absolutely crazy when he sees it. He wants to chase it. He wants to eat it. He wants to attack it. *CHOMP* […]

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Paint Rock River

May 12, 2010

*I’m in L.A. this week with Rocco DiSpirito at the Bertolli event, but just so you don’t miss me while I’m away, here are some pics of our kayaking float down the Paint Rock River last week! This is a local corn field that had flooded – it was so deep we were able to […]

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Dogs & Baseball

May 7, 2010

This past weekend was the Atlanta Braves’ annual Bark in the Park Day. They have a couple special games a year where you can bring your pup along with you to experience a major league baseball game. Miley and Howie remember all the fun they had last year and are very excited for the game.  […]

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How Do You Know When Spring Is Coming?

March 8, 2010

When… Every day… For the past week… I open the back door… and find THIS waiting for me. It starts out innocently enough… I let Miley & Howie out for their morning bathroom break and backyard patrol. They make the rounds, thoroughly inspecting every square inch of the yard until they’ve made sure no unauthorized […]

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