Tag Archives: dogs

My dog is a liar

Sometimes, people post beautiful pictures of wolves or lions or something equally majestic and carnivorous on Facebook. Sometimes, these pictures are accompanied by some saying that basically equates to “animals are better than humans because animals don’t/can’t lie.” This is … Continue reading

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An obsession with pet nutrition

One of my research passions in life is pet nutrition. I love reading about it, and I read countless articles and books specifically on it. I don’t know why, but I have an unending appetite (har har) for any research … Continue reading

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“The Dog Whisperer”

Normally I do not watch “The Dog Whisperer”, but sometimes I get unwittingly sucked into an episode. One episode was about a dog that was fearful around strange people, and I wanted to watch it from a critical standpoint to … Continue reading

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Wanna Help Some Dogs?

We all like to help, but most people have a hard time leaving their city/country/dayjob/children behind (like me! I would totally go to the Amazon on a spay/neuter mission… except my dogs couldn’t come with and that would be way … Continue reading

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The (New and Improved) Most Evil Thing Ever

Sometimes, you don’t know what sets a dog off. It’s one of the things that makes me wish they could talk and tell me what’s wrong. I’ve been working with Bean on the tippy board, to ready her for progressing … Continue reading

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Smarter than the average stray

For years, people have regarded animals around us, especially dogs, as ‘living in the moment’ and unable to create complex plans or form ideas about the future. I suppose this kind of throws a wrench in that line of ‘scientific’ … Continue reading

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The (very) loud bark

There was a woman I knew, once upon a time. She lived in a nursing home where I would go, as a high school student, to play Dixieland music with my jazz group. She insisted that we call her Nagymama … Continue reading

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