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At Rescue Buddy Boarding & Beyond your dog will feel right at home while you are away. With 1/4 acre fenced yard to play in, your pup will have lots of fun. Overnight stay is $30 and daycare is $15. We also offer a free foster dog slot and reduced overnight rates to local rescues. We are committed to helping homeless dogs. While volunteering with Pet Haven we have fostered 82 dogs and counting. We are changing the world one dog at a time. laura.leonard55@gmail.com

Monday, November 28, 2011

Cyber Monday

Since it is Cyber Monday I thought it was time to post a blog entry about our Thanksgiving weekend. It was a full house with Buddy, Ash, Edna, Monster, and little Simon the Pug. As with any party everyone congregates in the kitchen. Does anyone smell turkey?

It was such a lovely day outside that Ron cooked the turkey on the grill. We sat out on the patio with the dogs most of the day. Funny there are no dogs in this picture.

Edna was not too fond of Ron and continued to bark at him. But once he took the turkey out of the fridge she was instantly his best friend. Until dinner was over and he took the leftover meat out to his car. Then the barking resumed. Silly girl.

                                                       Where is MY turkey??? Not you Ron, sorry.

We watched a lot of football. Ash our Pet Haven foster dog could do a better job than the Vikings. But hey Minnesota won. Go Gophers!!!!!

There was a lot of dog play this weekend. Rescue Buddy Boarding is so thankful for all of our great doggie guests and their families. It is truly a pleasure to take care of your furry loved ones.

To close, one of  my favorite photos of Simon. This sums up how we spent a few hours each day dreaming of turkey and pie. Sweet dreams to all!

Sunday, November 6, 2011

Remembering My Dad

Repost of former blog entry:

Today marks the fifth anniversary of my dad's passing over the rainbow bridge to collect his favorite dog, Buster, so they could continue on in the afterlife together. I miss him dearly. He and my mom were married for over 55 years and my mom still lives in the same house they first bought in 1949. Dad loved his family and worked hard to provide for us.
Dad enjoyed camping, hunting, and spending time with his family at the cabin. He loved a good party because he was such a talker. Cabin gatherings on the Missouri River all summer long gave him many opportunities to chat up to 100 friends at a time. I can still feel his presence at every cabin celebration.

Dad was a strong man that needed to be busy. He was a plumber by trade. He fixed cars, built cabins, and remodeled homes. When he would come for a visit I would have to line up projects for him to do. He would start on one right after carrying in the suitcases.

Yes my dad was always working on something and was always ready to help out a friend with a leaky pipe or a broken lawnmower. Unfortunately it was this hard work around a lot of asbestos products that led him to develop a rare but deadly form of lung cancer called mesothelioma. This is a slow growing cancer that can take 40 years to develop symptoms. If you or anyone you know has been exposed to asbestos please seek medical and legal advice.

Vie Leonard Jr: Husband, Dad, Grandpa, Uncle, Friend

The Leonard Legacy will live on in your grandchildren, Melinda, Michelle, Walker, AJ and Cory. Your memory will remain with us forever. We love you.