Category Archives: Milestone

Eileenanddogs’ Sixth Anniversary!

    Six years ago today I published my first ever blog post. By now I have published 304 (this is #305) and have 184 drafts in the works. I love blogging and I appreciate every kind word and constructive … Continue reading

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Eileenanddogs: 2018 Pet Blogger Challenge

These are my responses to the questions from the Go Pet Friendly Pet Blogger Challenge.  For those who may be visiting your blog for the first time, how long have you been blogging and what is your main topic? I … Continue reading

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A Milestone for Clara: Socialization Work Pays Off

Clara keeps racking up the successes. I don’t mean awards, ribbons, or titles. I mean socialization successes, which are far more meaningful to her. These successes mean that her world gets bigger. A couple of months ago I posted a … Continue reading

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Five Years of Eileenanddogs

Five years ago today I published my first blog post. It included this training blooper movie I made, still one of my favorites. If you’d just like a smile today, stop right here and check out the video. When I … Continue reading

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Eileenanddogs: 2017 Pet Blogger Challenge

Thank you to GoPetFriendly for the Pet Blogger Challenge. This is my third time doing the challenge. I always enjoy it, and I’m looking forward to being introduced to some new blogs from other participants.

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eileenanddogs’ First Birthday!

Wow. One year ago today, on July 21, 2012, I published the Welcome post to this blog, the supporting “about” pages (linked at the top), and the Blooper movie. And thus my life changed. Common tips about starting a blog usually … Continue reading

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10 Years with Cricket

Happy Gotcha Day! On December 29, 2002, 10 years ago today, I drove 100 miles east to meet Cricket’s foster family from RatBone Rescues at a McDonald’s parking lot. She was the most beautiful little rat terrier I had ever … Continue reading

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