Articles by Kyla Merwin Cheney

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Unleashed in Central Oregon Dog-Friendly Adventures in Bend

November 22nd, 2011

Someone recently suggested that I kennel my dog during a five-day business trip to Denver. As in, send my sweet little…

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The Dog Blog: Running Loose at Todd Lake

October 5th, 2011

Pippin’s a great dog in a thousand ways, and my in-laws like to call him my shadow. We both prefer to go on romps…

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The Dog Blog: Oregon City on Four Legs

July 12th, 2011

Pip looks at the kayak with some misgivings, as if to say, you want me to get in that? Seriously? Getting a middle-aged…

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The Dog Blog: Unleashed in the Autumn

October 8th, 2010

Even as I write this, kids all over Oregon are digging into piles of fallen leaves, throwing them about, and delighting…

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The Dog Blog: Central Oregon Dog Days

August 3rd, 2010

Pippin is asleep in the back of the car, as he tends to be in any moving motor vehicle. No stranger to road trips, this…

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The Dog Blog: Elk Lake, Mermaids and the Full Moon

July 14th, 2010

It isn’t in Pippin’s nature to howl at the moon, though I cannot understand why. I have been known to belt…

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The Dog Blog: Suttle Lake and the Fine Art of Escapism

June 23rd, 2010

After sniffing every square inch of our cabin, Pippin found a spot by the fireplace and nestled in for a well-deserved…

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The Dog Blog: Dread and Terror – North Umpqua Trail

May 26th, 2010

It’s hot out when the breeze stops. The sudden stillness hotwires the senses and you and your dog become hyper…

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The Dog Blog: Good Dog! River Trail

May 6th, 2010

When the sun sets on Meadow Camp in the spring, the light is so soft you feel as though you could melt right into it.…

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The Dog Blog: North Umpqua River’s Hot Springs Trail

April 22nd, 2010

Pippin needed a cool splash, I needed a hot soak and we both wanted to explore some waterfalls. Plug those three…

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