Tag: Happy Tails Dog Club

Happy Tails update

Rebecca Laschinger Happy Tails had a busy 2018 with guest speakers, Women’s Club events, Blessing of the Animals and Santa photos. We are looking forward to another interesting and informative year with talks by our own Robson residents. In February, Dr. Ben Dickerson will be speaking from firsthand knowledge of the Ranch Hand Rescue Counseling…

Howl-o-ween pet costume contest set for October 20

Attention all Robson Ranch residents. Announcing a special event presented by the Robson Ranch Women’s Club and the Happy Tails Dog Club. The Howl-o-ween Pet Costume Competition Contest will be on October 20 from 2:00-4:00 p.m. at the grassy area between the clubhouse and the creative arts building. Remember to bring a lawn chair and…

Santa Paws is coming to town

Happy Tails Dog Club is sponsoring pet photos with Santa on October 27, 2018 at 11208 Southerland Drive from 10:00 a.m. to noon. Photos are 5×7” and cost $10 each for Happy Tails members or $15 each for non-members. This is a perfect opportunity to create your 2018 Christmas card. All proceeds benefit animal welfare…

News from The Happy Tails Dog Club

Linda Watrak A general meeting was held on September 9. First on the agenda: installation of the Board of Directors and acceptance of the revised bylaws which received approval of the membership. This was followed by a program featuring Linda Provenzano and Rebecca Laschinger on the topic of canine communication. Many valuable clues to how…

Happy Tails welcome Dr. Gengler

Joyce Brein Robson Ranch was honored that Dr. Gengler, who is a resident of Robson Ranch, had agreed to speak to our members. Dr. Gengler has 26 years of general small animal practice and 18 years of specialty practice experience. He currently practices Dentistry and Oral Surgery in Dallas, Texas. Dr. Gengler has received many…

Robson’s dog whisperer

Dr. Amanda Florsheim

Joyce Brein Dr. Amanda Florsheim, DVM, CBCC-KA, owner of Veterinary Behavior Solutions and VBS The Training Studio, was the guest speaker for the March 12, 2016 Happy Tails meeting. Dr. Florsheim specializes in cases involving fear, aggression, phobias, anxieties and compulsive behavior. This month’s topics was “Five Myths about Dogs and Behavior.” (1) Animals as…

Dog of the month – Tyler

Douglas Gandy Tyler is owned by Douglas Gandy—or maybe it’s the other way around. Tyler is a four-year old German Shepard that he found for sale on Craigslist. Someone bought a cute puppy but didn’t realize puppies grow into big dogs that need exercise and attention. Tyler and Douglas moved to Robson Ranch in November…

I believe in Santa Paws

Santa Claus visits the annual Santa Paws event.

Linda Watrak Maggie and Abbie Beaury are two of the 27 canine companions who helped create Christmas memories for their families. The seventh annual Santa Paws event benefits the Happy Tails Dog Club. Photographer Dave Loomis along with Jim Moore as Santa made the day a merry success. Proceeds will go to Patriot Paws and…

Service dogs are saving warriors

  David Laschinger The Happy Tails Dog Club had a very special group at their March meeting. Because the meeting focused on warrior and service dogs, members of Support Our Troops were also invited to attend. Michelle Schaaz, a local trainer with Train A Dog – Save A Warrior (TAD-SAW) came to speak, and she…

Pet of the Month – March 2015

David Laschinger While skiing in Breckenridge with their grandchildren a while back, Robson residents Mike and Bonnie Elliott spotted a Goldendoodle dog, and it was love at first sight. Mike and Bonnie talked with the dog’s owner and learned the breeder lived in Colorado Springs. They visited the breeder and quickly decided a Goldendoodle would…