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Daycare hours: Monday ~ Friday 6:30am ~ 6:30pm; Saturday 7:00am~6:00pm (DSR Members Only)

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Wednesday = Dog of the DAY!


Based on the hilariousness of the video taken today of Bear playing fetch with his Star Buddy, it was a no-brainer to choose him as the Dog of the Day! It is always a hoot-and-a-half to play fetch with Bear because he has SO MUCH enthusiasm for the sport! We'd like to give Bear a big thanks for all the fun and all the smiles that he gives us here at Dog Star Ranch!

Keep on doing you, Bear!

Check out more great pictures from today by clicking on the link below!
https://www.flickr.com/gp/dogstarranch/2FN13W

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Dog Star Ranch presents Te Amo Mi Amor: Episode Two: Doppelganger

In case you missed it:
Last week's episode ("A Lover's Triangle") was filled with betrayal! Elsa was caught off guard when she found Ruger with another woman! Chevy, the other woman, had no idea about Elsa! Are things between Ruger and Elsa really over? Who really is the OTHER woman!? If you missed it be sure to check it out in the previous blog post Dog Star Ranch presents Te Amo Mi Amor: Episode One: A Lover's Triangle!

Episode Two: Doppelganger

Moss is a notorious Casanova known more for breaking hearts than mending them. He is a sinister man with a sinister plan for revenge! Years in the making, Moss has calculated each and every movement to the exact date and time! But who could Moss be out to destroy? What is his motive?


We first meet Moss in the middle of a phone conversation. "Yes. He is here. I saw him. No, he didn't see me. Yes. I saw her. Yes. Yes. It's going exactly as planned. Yes. No. No. Yes. Just stick to the plan. Ok. Bye."

"Alright, Sampson, you know what you have to do." Moss says to Sampson.
"On it, boss." Sampson says as he walks away.

Sampson walks over to Sophie and discretely places the envelope with incriminating "evidence" of Burton in plain sight where she will find it. As Sampson leaves, he makes a quick knock before disappearing.

Sophie turns around, notices the envelope, picks it up and looks around to see who dropped it. She turns it over in her paws and in big, bold, black letters is Sophie's name. She opens up the envelope, looks at the contents inside and immediately drops it all on the ground! Without a care she quickly runs to find Burton.


Burton sees Sophie running to him and he runs the rest of the way to meet her.
Out of breath Sophie tries to get out what she wants to say. "Burt....Burton...Burton...someone...someone is...someone is trying..."
"What is it? Calm down. Breathe." Burton says, urging her to sit.
Sophie takes a moment to collect herself. "Someone is trying to frame you."
"What?!" Burton asks, confused.
"I got an envelope with pictures and emails and phone logs..."
"From who?!"
"I don't know! I don't know! They just appeared!"
"An envelope with that kind of stuff doesn't just appear!"
"I didn't see, okay!!"
"Are you sure?!"
"YES! I'm sure! I heard a knock, turned around and it was there! Nobody else. Just the envelope."
"You don't believe any of it, do you?"
"If I did we would be having a different conversation! Should I believe it?"
"Not all of it..."
"I know that you have a past that I've never forced you to talk about, but I think now maybe I should know!"
"I can't risk it, Sophie...I never wanted you to get in the middle of this..."
"Get in the middle of what?! I don't know what is going on!"
"It's too much and the more you know the worse it will get for you."
"Burton, tell me..."
"I use to do some shady stuff, some of what you got is probably records from my past. I've changed though. I'm better because of you."
"Whatever it is..."
"My brother."
"You have a brother?"
"Twin actually."
"What happened?"
"Where do I even begin? At birth?" Burton halfheartedly laughs.
"So begin there." Sophie encourages.
"I can't right now. I've got to get to the bottom of this before you or anyone else gets hurt." Burton quickly kisses Sophie and runs off.
"Burton! Wait! I'm coming with!"
"No! Stay here." Burton runs off faster than Sophie can keep up.


Burton signs into the visiting room and waits for Mack.


Mack approaches the visitation window. "Well look what the cat dragged in..."
"Mack, good to see you too." Burton stays straight-faced.
"What do you want, Burton."
"I want to know what you know about Moss."
"So it is finally happening. The battle of the brothers."
"There isn't going to be a battle."
"You should have never left the family business, Burt."
"I needed to."
"Was it worth it? He's gonna destroy you. All that you've worked so hard for. Gone."
"That isn't going to happen."
"Where's Sophie?"
"How do you know about her?"
"Just because I'm in here doesn't mean that I'm done knowing things."
"She's safe."
"You sure about that?" Mack smiles mischievously.
"MACK!"
"I'm just saying, Burton, you shouldn't have left her alone..."
Burton leaves immediately, hurrying back to Sophie as quickly as he can, but it is too late. She is already gone.

What happened to Sophie? What is Burton going to do? What is Moss' evil plan? Can Burton foil Moss' plan before it is too late?

Stay tuned next week for more of this juicy saga!

Check out more pictures from today by clicking on the link below!
https://flic.kr/s/aHskM9vDgf


The Weekend Report!


Anchorwoman Princess: Good afternoon! Thank you for joining Dog Star Ranch's Weekend Report! We've got a lot of really great stuff to share with you!
We have Jed and Vlad with Sports!
Slugo with the Weather!
Hope with our Boarding Report!
And Rori with our Daycare Report!
So now to you Jed and Vlad with Sports!


Jed: Thank you, Princess!
Vlad: Today is Sports lets talk about Sticks!
Jed: Thanks to the recent weather we've had, Sticks has become a very popular sport among pups of all ages in the parks!
Vlad: It is a really easy game to get into!
Jed: All you've got to do is pick up sticks!
Vlad: There are many ways to play it too, like how fast you can chew it to pieces!
Jed: Or how many times you can run around with it in your mouth without it getting stolen..
Vlad: Or without dropping it!
Jed: Yes, that too! You can also play fetch with sticks.
Vlad: You can also see how many you can fit in your mouth.
Jed: Sticks is a great game to play!
Vlad: Now to Slugo with the Weather! What's it lookin' like, Slug?


Slugo: This picture was submitted by a Star Buddy from over the weekend! As you can see with the temperature fluctuating between warm and cold, we went from liquid to solid!


Slugo: On Saturday it was mostly cloudy. It was a high of 51° with a low of 0°. Sunday was fair with a high of 57° and a low of -11°! Can you say burrrr!!? Monday was rainy, rainy, rainy...with a high of 59° and a low of -9°. Today consisted of more showers and there were multiple school closings! Thank goodness Dog Star never closes! For the rest of the week we can look forward to cloudy, sunny, showers, and cloudy again with temperatures estimated to be in the 40's. All I have to say is hey Michigan, make up your mind! Now to Hope with the Boarding Report!


Hope: Thank you! We had a few first-time boarders with us this weekend! Ike, who is still currently boarding with us. He is here with his brother Jefferson; and leaving us today were Vienna and Lady! We asked Vienna and Lady what their favorite part of their stay was and they said that it was coming up front to hang out with the Office Ladies and receive treats! Treats are my favorite part too! Ike says that his favorite part of staying at Dog Star Ranch are playing with his Star Buddies and his group of fur-friends! I can say that running around in the parks in one of my favorite parts too!


Rori: It's always great when first-time boarders have an excellent time! Good afternoon! Rori here with the Daycare Report! I would like to introduce our newest Daycare Buddy who had their first day of daycare on Monday! Mister Haven is a young German Shepherd who enjoyed his day playing with Sophia the Golden! Let's go to Haven and ask him how his first day was!


Rori: Haven, what did you think of the Ranch when you first walked in?
Haven: I was like WHOA!
Rori: You aren't the first one to have that reaction! Were you nervous at first?
Haven: Oh, yeah, I had no idea what was going on or what I would be doing!
Rori: But clearly you warmed up after a bit...
Haven: Oh, yeah, everyone was so nice to me and they made me feel very welcome.
Rori: You went for a run with Sophia, is that correct?
Haven: Yes, Sophia is great! She is amazing!
Rori: Thank you, Haven! We look forward to seeing more of you in daycare!
Haven: Thank you!
Rori: Back to you Princess!

Princess: Thank you, Rori! And welcome to Dog Star Ranch, Haven! So there you have it! That is The Weekend Report! We hope that you've enjoyed it! We will leave you with this short poem for today:

January showers
melted snow
flooded yards
sketchy roads
hydroplaning
icy conditions
closed schools
Dog Star Ranch
missing all its
fur-friends who
stayed home
all snuggled up
with their hoomans

Check out more pictures from the weekend and Monday by clicking on the link below!
https://flic.kr/s/aHskQA3kFA

Friday, January 13, 2017

Smells Like Friday


"Behind every great dog is another dog sniffing." - Anonymous

This quote could not be any more true to this picture!

We hope everyone had a happy Friday and we hope everyone has a fantastic weekend!

Check out more pictures from today by clicking on the link below!
https://www.flickr.com/photos/dogstarranch/shares/ZF0XzE

Thursday, January 12, 2017

Master of Disguise


I am
the Master of Disguise
I am the bee's knees
when it comes to
hiding who I am


Just when you think
you know me
I become someone
something
else


I could be a dog...


librarian...


a woman...


or a rainbow!

I am
the Master of Disguise
you will never know
who I really am!

Check out more pictures from today by clicking on the link below!
https://flic.kr/s/aHskSoZT4Y

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Wednesday = Dog of the DAY!





This boy of course had to be picked for dog of the day! Ever since he started coming to Dog Star he just keeps getting more and more comfortable around the other pups and the staff! He now gets so excited to see his human friends that he expresses with one big bark that takes over his whole body adorably (so of course we have to stop what we are doing and love on his cute little face)! We love you Newt!!

For More pictures from to day click the link below!

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Dog Star Ranch presents Te Amo Mi Amor: Episode One: A Lover's Triangle

Episode One: A Lover's Triangle


Elsa wanted to surprise Ruger, but little did she know that she was going to be the one getting the surprise!


Just as Elsa was approaching where Ruger was hanging out, she was surprised to see him with another woman! Elsa, full of shock and adrenaline, decided to confront Ruger and this mystery woman in purple bows.


"Ruger!" Elsa shouted at him.
"Elsa! I can explain!" Ruger said.
"Oh! I don't think I need an explanation! This picture is worth a THOUSAND WORDS!"
"Umm...Ruger, who is this?" Chevy asked confused.
"Who am I?! WHO?! AM?! I?!" Elsa huffed.
"Listen Else...Chevy..."
"Who is Chevy?" Elsa asked glaring at Chevy.
"I am! Who are you?" Chevy snapped back.
"Ladies, I can explain!" Ruger stepped in between the two.


"Ruger, what is going on here?" Chevy asked.
"Um, you do NOT get to ask questions right now." Elsa snapped.
"Elsa, please just let me explain..." Ruger begged Elsa. 
"It's VERY clear to me what's going on here and it doesn't need to be explained to me. Clearly you WEREN'T taking our relationship seriously..."
"RELATIONSHIP?!" Chevy interrupted.
Ruger took a deep sigh. He stood perplexed between his two women.
"Are you choosing her over me?" Elsa asked, trying to stay composed.


"I can't, Ruger...I can't do this again!" Chevy cried as she ran away.
"Chevy! Wait! Please!" Ruger shouted as he ran after her.
Elsa stood by herself. Devastated. Her heart broken into a million pieces. Ruger chose Chevy, or was Chevy always  his first choice? Elsa had so many unanswered questions. Who was Chevy? How long has she been his? How long had she been sharing Ruger? Even though she pushed Ruger away all she wanted was for Ruger to come back to her and explain everything to her, to work it out. They could work it out, couldn't they? But he chose Chevy...

Are things between Ruger and Elsa really over? Who really is the OTHER woman?!

Stay tuned next week for more of this juicy saga!

Check out more pictures from today by clicking on the link below!
https://flic.kr/s/aHskSr8Qwe