Miley and Howie

Make It or Miss It!

January 24, 2013

Here’s a little game I like to play called Make It or Miss It. Miley loves to play with her frisbee in the backyard. She chases that thing like a maniac and more often than not, she can jump up and make the catch! She’s a pro! But she doesn’t get it every time… See […]

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Miley and Howie’s Christmas

January 3, 2013

Miley and Howie woke up to a giant stack of presents on Christmas morning! :) Oh, they know what presents are. And they know they get to open them on Christmas! They get very huffy while they have to wait for us to open our presents first. :) I save and reuse tissue paper, but […]

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Backyard Fun with Miley and Howie!

November 5, 2012

Miley and Howie have not stopped bouncing around the house. I think they are just as excited about the move as we are! We’ve been unpacking like crazy around here, but this weekend we wanted to make sure these little monsters got lots of playtime in their new backyard before the time changed and we […]

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Backyard Monsters

August 22, 2012
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We’ve been having such lovely end-of-summer weather this week. It’s been cool, bright, and breezy. It feels like fall! I’m loving it. Although down here in Alabama we’ve got at least a couple more months before we’ll officially experience fall, and it’s likely to turn right back to 90 degrees and sweltering any day now. […]

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Tricks, Part Two

January 31, 2012

Miley decided that after Howie shared his tricks with you last week, today she’d like to share a few of her tricks with you too. Yahoo! But not before giving me a disdainful look for not treating her just for being beautiful. Okay, here ya go Miley. Think fast! Now show us some tricks, girl! […]

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January 24, 2012
Easy Tricks to Teach Your Pet

See this little stinker? This is Howie. Howie has a few tricks he’d like to show you. Play dead, Howie! Very convincing. Now can you beg? Uh-huh. Now howsa ’bout you toss some treats into my big ‘mouf? Let’s do a few more tricks, then I’ll give you that treat, Howser. Show me how you […]

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Look Who’s Back!

November 29, 2011
Louie the Lemon Basset Hound Puppy

It’s Louie! With his curly ears and floppy jowls… And wrinkly, pudgy paws. Did I mention his giant, floppy ears? Miley and Howie got to see their cousin Louie this weekend over Thanksgiving. He’s a little bit bigger since the last time they saw him. But try as he might, Louie still can’t keep up […]

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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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July 20, 2011

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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March 22, 2011

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
Miley the Boston Terrier

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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