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Meet the DD Staff

28 Oct
Photo (Left to Right) Ava, Hoss, Levi and Freddie

When we explained to a visitor that the Ranch was quiet this week by design in order to provide our staff with some rest time they commented that they thought that we referred to Freddie, Ava, Levi and Hoss as “staff” just for some FaceBook humor. So for those of our DD Members who don’t…

Oreo at the DD Ranch

28 Oct

For the past five or six weeks, intermittently, we have been working with a dog called Oreo, a beautiful three year old GSP mix, who is one of the ‘Griffin Mud Dogs’. If you haven’t heard of these dogs, then I suggest you Google them, as you’ll get an instant life lesson in mans’ inhumanity…

Oh No You Di’nt

28 Oct

I was at a friends house the other day, visiting with her and the family, and about ten minutes into my visit, one of her kids asked for a drink of water. Then the other one wanted an apple because he was hungry after soccer practice. Then they started playing and laughing, as I looked…

It’s the summertime…

11 May
penny

It’s the summertime, the busiest time of the year for anyone who boards dogs. Who on earth would be stupid enough to pick this time of year to move?? Ummmm, well….that’d be us, actually! We know the timing is crazy, we know its a huge job, and we know that there’s going to be some…

Phew …… it’s hot !!!

02 Jun

I love living in Georgia…for about nine months of the year. The other three months are too hot for a British chick of the larger variety, especially as my job involves being outside all day working in the hot sun, walking, swimming and ugh…picking up dog poop! But it could be worse…I could be a…

Feeling the Pinch

21 May

Anyone that fills out an application form to bring their dog to the Ranch, for any kind of visit, will have seen that we are insistent that the dog wears a well fitted collar. Despite this being made clear on the form, you have no idea how many people send their dogs to me with…