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What Happens when you Adopt A Hound Dog!

What Happens when you Adopt A Hound Dog!

Funny, Affectionate, Adaptable Hound dogs make wonderful companions for those who are ready for their antics. They seem to be in their own world and to a degree they are! Hound parents need to be willing to step into the world as a hound sees it and be ready to go...

Our Favorite Things

Our Supply List! We put together a supply list for those of you on your training journey. Everyone loves getting an amazon package so we have created a list of things that we know and love to help curb (or encourage) your online spending. Most of these are amazon...

I am not against exercise

I want to clarify something from a previous post. If you would like to read that post first, you can find the link here: I don't walk my dogs. The most frequent time that I tell my clients to stop walking their dogs is when they are reacting to stuff outside. This...

Holiday Shopping Guide

Tis the season for Christmas shopping! For those of you that may not know me, I'm Keri and my dogs are Nala and Conway, plus, whatever foster we have at the time.  Follow us on Instagram (@myperfectpitties) We also model for a few shops. Here are a few of...

I threaten to sell my dogs to the gypsies.

In the last week I have threatened to give Cargo back to her breeder twice, drop Pixie off at the BARC shed for adoption, and send Opie to live with his Nan in Northern Virginia. Some days are just frustrating. Days with dogs are no different. Yes, even as a dog...

I have a little secret for you!

No one wants to hear it.  It can't be true.  The winter holidays are right around the corner y'all! Are you are telling yourself, those pool parties were a disaster because of the crazy dog? Then the time to come up with a plan for your holiday get togethers is NOW....

Fear and Fireworks

Fourth of July. Cookouts, campfires, family and friends. Panic inducing lights and sounds. All. Night. Long. For many of us, Fourth of July, Memorial Day, Labor Day, random tuesday nights with inconsiderate neighbors, mean long hours of watching your furry friend pace...

The Conflict of Expectation

In my last post, I wrote about my hobby: Dog Sports. In this post, I want to let you in on a bit of my human journey. When I was in my 20's I was very active in rescue and dog events. I could be found promoting rescues and the idea that pitbulls in shelters were not...