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Stuff Dogs Like – Chewing!

  chew 1.   to crush or grind with the teeth; masticate. 2. to crush, damage, injure, etc., as if by chewing. 3. to make by or as if by chewing: The puppy chewed a hole in my slipper.    The puppy chewed a hole in my slipper!  How prophetic is that?  Chewing.  We all do it, … Continue reading

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Stuff Dogs Like – Watermelon!

First, let me say it is safe for the dog(s) to eat watermelon, just don’t overdo it, ok? My neighbor gave me a watermelon, some tomatoes, and also some blackberries on Sunday.  The tomatoes are gone, as are the blackberries, but I only just sliced up half of the watermelon this morning. Cosmo has become a … Continue reading

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Clover Likes To Carry Stuff

Clover likes to carry things.  She has a preference for stuffed animals, but will grab anything nearby so as not to answer the front door empty-mouthed.  She will run around the house like a nut-job looking for something to bring to the front door.  Its really pretty funny when she barks with a mouth-full of … Continue reading

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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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Stuff Dogs Like – Music vs. Talk Radio!

When Clover was a puppy and in the process of destroying my home piece by piece, someone at work told me that if I left the radio on for her, the music would “soothe the savage beastie.”  At that point, I decided “what the heck, it can’t hurt.” The first day, I tuned the radio … Continue reading