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Stuff Dogs Like – Ear Rubs!

Most dogs like to have their ears rubbed. It all has to do with the nerves in the dog’s ears which happen to be very sensitive to touch. Its kind of like reflexology for dogs. You rub the inside of their ears, or perhaps behind their ears on the top of their head, and the … Continue reading

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July 4th – Fireworks – Keep Your Dog(s) Safe, Please!

Courtesy of the ASPCA – here are some guidelines for keeping your dog(s) safe during the upcoming July 4th celebrations.  Cosmo will sit by my side with his head in my lap, or snoozing away during the whole thing.  Clover, on the other hand, will be medicated and hopefully sleeping in the bath tub or … Continue reading

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Happy New Year, Now Get Back to Blogging!

My sister called yesterday, not to wish me a Happy New Year, but to give me grief over not updating my blog lately.   She said she was bored and since she checks my blog every day, she was wondering if I was ever going to get back to the job at-hand. I tried to explain, … Continue reading

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Camera Critters — ASPCA (short) Video on Christmas Puppies & Puppy Mill Info – Please Watch!

I found this video to be informative and inoffensive.  Please take a look.  Nothing on the video to break your heart, just to help share some facts about puppies! Here is a link to another of my posts about Christmas Puppies. Continue reading

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Stuff Dogs Like – Wagging Their Tails!

Did you hear the one about the boy afraid to pet a neighbor’s dog?  The owner says, “He’s friendly – look, he’s even wagging his tail.” The boy responds, “Yeah, but he’s barking and growling.  I don’t know which end to believe!” Ok, stupid joke!  It really is all about being able to read a … Continue reading

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Stuff Dogs Like – Digging!

It’s fun! It smells good. It’s exercise. It gives a lonely dog something to do. It makes a nice cool hole where the dog can lie. Tunneling to make an escape under a fence. The dog hears something down there and is going to dig until he finds it. Breed instinct. Cosmo was never been … Continue reading