Sue Owens Wright

Sue Owens Wright Sue Owens Wright is the author of Dog Blog.

Web Site: http://dogearedbooks.blogspot.com/


HAPPY GOTCHA DAY, BEAU!

Oct 17, 2014
HAPPY GOTCHA DAY, BEAU!

A blythe spirit--this is the same happy face I saw smiling at me through the chain link cage at the shelter on 10/17/2009  Today is my basset Beau's 5th "Gotcha Day." Five years ago today I found the most wonderful dog in the world at a high-kil...

DOG PARK BULLIES

Oct 16, 2014

I've said it before, and I'll say it again: I don't like dog parks. That was especially true after my sweet Beau got beat up by a couple of dog park bullies.  Two Australian cattle dogs jumped Beau when they perceived his happy, belly-up grass rol...

IT’S A WRAP! FALL SHOW ARTIST’S RECEPTION

Oct 15, 2014
IT’S A WRAP!  FALL SHOW ARTIST’S RECEPTION

  "Visitation" Last Sunday I participated in a plein air gathering with other artists at the Historic Matthew Kilgore Cemetery, which was established in 1874.  Perhaps only pastellists could have appreciated the 30 mph wind that day, whi...

EMPTY OUR SHELTERS THIS WEEKEND!

Oct 15, 2014

Happy Tails, along with the other local shelters are calling on the Sacramento community to once again #EmptySacShelters this Friday, October 17 to Sunday, October 19, 2014. Be sure to share with friends, family, coworkers, neighbors, and more! Tog...

TOP 3 BENEFITS OF PUMPKIN FOR DOGS

Oct 14, 2014

Every Halloween, I used to carve a Jack o' Lantern for my dogs.  The tradition began with our first basset hound, Butterscotch, who just loved eating the pumpkin "innards." So did bassets 2 & 3, Dolly and Patti.  It was a tradition I look...

DOLLY, THE DOG I’LL NEVER FORGET

Oct 10, 2014


On October 10, 1995, I lost my dear basset hound, Dolly, unexpectedly to Thrombopathia, a rare hereditary bleeding disorder no one knew about at the time. Seeing the spark of life extinguished in those beautiful cinnamon eyes, like someone turned out a bright light in a room, affirmed to me...

DOLLY, THE DOG I’LL NEVER FORGET

Oct 10, 2014


HEAVENBOUND

    (poem for a basset hound)  
c. 1995 Sue Owens Wright


                                                  Dolly, my little Dolly,

                                                  I’ll sew a quilt for you.

                                                  I’ll choose the fabrics carefully

                                                  the ones with Autumn’s hue.


                                                 Cottons green to match the grass

                                                 and threads for...

TREAT RECALL ALERT!

Oct 9, 2014

Simply Nourish biscotti dog treats sold at PetSmart are on the recall hit list.

BASSETS IN NEED OF A NEW HOME

Oct 7, 2014

Please Help These 2 Dogs Lost Their Owner Find a New Home!Emma-Jean is an older Bassett Hound.  She is loving and likes to be indoors.   Linda-Lou is a Beagle, with a bit of a thyroid issue.  She is very fat, but also very loving an...

THE BEST DAY OF MY LIFE

Oct 6, 2014

Okay, the star of this video is a bulldog, but I like to think that my basset hound, Beau, was hearing this song the October day five years ago when I adopted him at the shelter.  It was the best day of his life, and mine, too!

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