Category Archives: Pets

Should Dogs Be Buckled Up When Riding in the Car?

It’s easy to look back and remember a time when no one was required to use a seat belt when riding. My parents took us on long road trips every summer, and my brother and I rolled around loose in … Continue reading

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Common Plants That Are Poisonous to Dogs

From the ASPCA’s rather lengthy list, here is a shortened version from CNN of the more common plants that you might not think would be poisonous to dogs, but all of these can cause sickness and in some cases even … Continue reading

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One Smart Dog

A friend just sent me this, and I thought I’d share it with you this morning. After watching it for a while, it made me wonder if there isn’t anything this dog can’t do! The clip has a cute ending … Continue reading

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Springtime is Flea-Time

Okay, while we’re on the subject, (see previous post), I’ve noticed that the fleas don’t necessarily take a break during the winter here. Maybe the winters are too short or not cold enough, or something, because we’ve had to use … Continue reading

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Apparently, Most of Us Are Doomed

Okay, I’ll come right out and say it. We let our dogs sleep with us. Most of the time, they don’t even want to, but they can crawl up into bed with us if they have a mind to do … Continue reading

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Think We’ll See A “Run” On Deerhounds Around Here?

After a big win in the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show on Tuesday by this regal hound, we might, but I sort of doubt it. You’d ned a few acres of land for a dog that size. It’s interesting that … Continue reading

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The Sound of One Hand Clapping, Or Something Like That

Remember that old Zen Koan? If the black dog barked last night, I didn’t hear it. But at 2:30 this morning, I woke up, (because this is the way my mind works), and worried about the dog. Why wasn’t it … Continue reading

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