Gracie II | December 2016

Wow!!  Where did the year go?  So much fun stuff and learning happened . . . I am kind of sad to see 2016 go.  I was trying to choose pictures to share with you that show you a bit more of who I am and my life outside of the work I do at Dr. E. P....
Gracie II | October 2016 II

Gracie II | October 2016 II

Happy Thanksgiving!!!  What am I grateful for?  I’m SO grateful for my PADS family and my DEPS family and my family at home.  I’m grateful for my cousin Nala (The Chocolate Lab) who plays and plays and plays with me.  We have SO much fun together!  She’s BIG, but she...
Gracie II | October 2016

Gracie II | October 2016

Wow!  I can’t believe we already hallway through the first semester at school!!!!!  Crazy bones!  October was filled with lots of fun stuff like jumping in piles of leaves, going on hay rides, and Halloween!!!  Oh and of course family time at Thanksgiving J  I’m still...
Gracie II | September 2016

Gracie II | September 2016

Back to school!!!!  Whooohoooooo!  This year we have some pretty cool grade 10 kids.  They seem to really like me.  Most days we practice being patient, focus and following directions.  It’s like we are learning and practicing together which is super cool J  I am also...
Gracie II | August 2016

Gracie II | August 2016

Hellllllooooooo Rocky Mountains!  Mom and Dad decided to take a mini-vacation this year to the Delta Lodge in Kananaskis.  They allow dogs so my brother, Brodie got to come along too.  We did lots of fun stuff!  Hiking at Johnson Canyon, paddling in Two Jack, a...
Gracie II | July 2016

Gracie II | July 2016

Summer is here!!!!!!!!!  I just turned 2 years old – can you believe it?!  My mom was going through photos of me when I was just a wee little thing.  She always says that I was super cute and doesn’t know what happened?  LOL!  I know I’m still super cute.  So much has...
Gracie II | February 2016

Gracie II | February 2016

Oh wow . . . where to begin!  I have been busy this month! Hmmm . . . let’s start with Teacher’s Convention with my mom.  We went to Whispering Equine, an Equine Facilitated Wellness program operated by the nicest lady.  Carrie loved on me and let me run around in the...
Gracie II | December 2015

Gracie II | December 2015

Happy New Year!!!!!  Wow, 2015 flew by but it was full of amazing new adventures and new people!  One of my mom’s students asked what my most memorable adventure was . . . I’d have to say it was our trip to California and playing on the beach with my brother, Brodie....
Gracie II | September 2015

Gracie II | September 2015

September flew by so fast!  I got to meet lots of new grade 10 students, took selfies with them and met their parents!!!  I love this awesome bunch.  My days are full now with meetings, going to class, and hanging out with kids.  My mom says that I’ve mastered laying...
Gracie II | August 2015

Gracie II | August 2015

      Wow!  Where do I start?  I had an amazing summer!  My mom and dad took me and my brother, Brodie, on a road trip down the Oregon and California coasts.  For three whole weeks, I got to experience so many new things, places and people!  I even got to play on the...
Gracie II | January 2015

Gracie II | January 2015

I was asked to write about my favourite walk. This may sound a little mushy but my favourite walk is one that takes me wherever I feel loved and can make a difference. I am a very lucky puppy because I get to spend lots of time at my favourite high school where I have...
Gracie II | December 2014

Gracie II | December 2014

I LOVE Christmas! Being it was my first Christmas, I wasn’t really sure what to expect but boy was I excited about it! I found a place to nap under the tree, my mom made lots of cookies so the house smelled soooo good. We had lots of friends visit, AND …...
Gracie II | November 2014

Gracie II | November 2014

Hi Santa!!!  My mom told me I should think about what would like for Christmas and that she would help me write this letter to you. You know Santa, I have a pretty great life. My raisers take good care of me and buy me toys and treats.  My first mom, Leona Stringer,...
Gracie II | October 2014

Gracie II | October 2014

I love my Labrador friends at PADS but sometimes I miss my Sheltie friends!!!  I was pretty excited when my mom took me to the park to spend an afternoon with my Sheltie friends and family (including my people family, too).  If you look closely you can see so many...
Gracie II | September 2014

Gracie II | September 2014

This is me after my first day in high school! My mom works here. She helps kids who are sad or angry or even just worried about stuff. It was the best day ever! I spent the day cuddling and playing and I even wiped a few tears. The principal called me her new “BFF.”...