April has been a very difficult month, beginning with the passing of my dear friend, mentor, and breeding partner, Alyce Gilmore (Bayou Oaks Beagles), at the beginning of the month and the passing of our beloved Herbie, BIS/BISS CH Talbot Hill’s Thyme After Time, just five days later. The outpouring of cards, flowers, and support … More While We Wait…
Yesterday I shared news about my 2019 litters on the “Puppies” page of my web site. While I don’t keep a waiting list for puppies, I do have several existing Talbot Hill families who have expressed interest in a puppy from one of this year’s litters. Preference is always given to Talbot Hill families so … More Waiting List for 2019 Puppies
July 28, 2006 – April 10, 2019 BIS/BISS CH Talbot Hill’s Thyme After Time, “Herbie” He was not perfect…no dog is…but he came into my life at the perfect time… He was the third generation of my breeding – breeding based primarily on dogs acquired from, or owned by, my friends and mentors, David and … More The Passage of Thyme
April 27, 1955 – April 5, 2019 Alyce Gilmore was my best friend. I don’t know that she would say the same of me; she knew so many people and was so widely loved. But for me, a shy, quiet, introvert who chooses her very close friends carefully, Alyce was truly my best friend. We … More Alyce Gilmore – Bayou Oaks Beagles
It was a weekend to celebrate for the Talbot Hill family. On Saturday, Talbot Hill Dukeang Thyme Signature, “Hanne” (13″), finished at the Seattle Kennel Club dog show. The following day her uncle, Talbot Hill Dukeang Press On Capo, “Capo”, became the fifth champion from my Brian x Tiny litters. And while we were having … More News from Talbot Hill
We celebrate today, the first birthday of Hanne, Claire, Matilde, and Chip (Hamish)… Thank you for the joy, the laughter, and the love that you’ve brought us all over the past year! We look forward to many joy-filled years to come!!
I witnessed a horrifying scene as I left my home to run some errands this morning. A small dog leapt out the window of a car onto the onramp of a major 4-lane highway leading from the airport in Seattle trailing an 18-inch long leash or harness strap. Cars were slamming on brakes to avoid … More Safe Travel with Your Pet