Losing pups. It’s heartbreaking, for so many reasons.
Have you ever had a dream that was crushed, maybe even more than once? How do you get back up and press on, when painful memories linger and the heart is heavy?
As responsible dog owners, breeders, and exhibitors, I’m sure we’ve dreamed of a healthy litter of promising pups, amazing adoptive families to come along, a new champion title, a successful year for our clubs, the well-being and longevity of our beloved canine companions, and on and on. But what happens when expectations are not met and dreams are crushed? Pain is a real emotion, and the wounds life deals are often long to heal. This message is not about the past however, it’s about the future. A bright future! So let’s turn the page on the past, and look forward with hope!
In this article I will define hope, and share 4 powerful steps to help you overcome heartache, and press on!
Continue reading “4 Powerful Steps to Overcome Heartache While Breeding Dogs”
Do you need pet insurance? Yes, no, maybe, not sure . . .
With so many pet insurance companies to choose from, I thought I share a wonderful article from Consumer Affairs which compares the top ten pet insurance providers. Continue reading “Which Pet Insurance is Best? [Compare the Top 10 Pet Insurance Providers]”
Becoming a dog owner is an exciting yet often challenging adventure!
Are you ready for what may lie ahead?
Continue reading “The Puppy Parenting Journey, [Part 1—Am I Ready for a Puppy?]”
Published in My Beloved Dogs, Record Keeping for the Canine Competitor and Multi-Dog Home —Book Trailer
The Ribbon that Runs Through History—Its Meaning, Purpose and Goals
by Leila Grandemange
Who would have thought that holding the winning ribbon could bring a person so much joy! But what exactly does the ribbon symbolize? Why do we seek it, and how does its meaning spur us on to become better exhibitors, competitors, breeders, and dog owners? Continue reading “The Ribbon That Runs Through History”
Puppies are a reflection of unconditional love, entrusted to us like precious seeds. We water them with praise, patience, and love, and watch them grow into full bloom. —Leila Grandemange
Continue reading “A Story of a Promising Puppy [Book Trailer]”
[Introduction by Leila Grandemange]
The desire to succeed . . . we’ve all felt that ache in our heart at some point in our lives. The birthing of a dream, the long hours and hard work, the difficult climb up a ladder that seemed to never end and then one day, SUCCESS — A dream come true! A healthy litter, a new champion, a Best in Show . . .
Continue reading “Seven Foundations For A Successful Dog Breeder [J.J. Kimes]”