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Sounds Good

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2012: Knackered, Tuckered Out & Pooped

Oh, are Hank’s dogs barking. Hank’s had a heck of a holiday season. The past few weeks have flown by, complete with the feather-rustling and squawks you’d expect from this joint. Hank’s played host to The Troubles, Loosie the galloping … Continue reading

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Rays of Sunshine

Wet and cold. Great for the nose of a Labrador, but not so great when you have to live in Seattle without one. Or two. But lo! A small break in the weather arrives and Hank & Cap decide to call … Continue reading

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A tHanksgiving reCap

Abundant blessings at the House of Hank this year! Hank & Cap hosted a houseful of lovely guests for the holiday, including six—yes, six—equally lovely dogs. As you may imagine, Hank had his paws full so he didn’t capture much of … Continue reading

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Sea Salts

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Hank Spells it Out

Good dog, Hank! ____________________ Always try to keep a patch of sky above your life.  —Marcel Proust

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Happy Spring!

It’s official. The Spring Tree Returns! And with it, springtime to Seattle. Though it seems that no one actually notified the Pacific Northwest, here in Hank’s little corner of the world the Spring Tree‘s annual appearance thrills bystanders and promises buds and … Continue reading

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The Spring Tree Returns!

One of Hank’s most anticipated yearly events has occurred: the Return of The Spring Tree. Each year, just as the cherry trees burst into delightful confectionery pinkness, fairies emerge from sparkly, petaled fairy-bowers and magically construct The Spring Tree on … Continue reading

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Smiles go viral with videos of therapy-dog visits | Seattle Times Newspaper

Living | Smiles go viral with videos of therapy-dog visits Well, yeah. Hank hopes he lives to see the day where pups are welcomed in more places, more often. (Like England. And Ireland. And Scotland. And Canada. For instance.) Just … Continue reading

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Please, Spring

February in Seattle can mean many things.  Some years, it’s a microfleece bikini (this is Seattle, after all) on the sunny back deck and some years it’s endless rain and more Gore-Tex. Hank prefers a tartan lava-lava. This year it’s … Continue reading

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Good Day, Sunshine

Spring is coming! Clear skies and brisk breezes today and all the world was soaring. The bald eagles, crows, seagulls, windsurfers, kites, even the waxing crescent moon seemed head-to-the-wind.

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Tasty Morsel of the Week: “Chicken Vanishes, Heartbreak Ensues”

“We’re not sure where she’s been, but now she speaks Russian, has a few tattoos, and insists that we call her Kiki…” (Click the chicken below for NYT article):

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Labrador retriever named most popular dog in U.S.

Hank was elated. He thought the headlines read, “Hank: Labrador retriever named most popular in U.S.” Instead, he finds this photo of an oh-so-cute chump of a Labrador  that’s so sweet your teeth fall out just looking at him.  “Jacob” … Continue reading

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RIP, Jack LaLanne

_______________ Ach, it’s a sad Sunday for Hank. That wonderful ball of energy and enthusiasm and muscle, Jack LaLanne, has gone on to the big gym in the sky. He was 26. Whoops. 96. He will be very missed for … Continue reading

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