The Small Dog’s Remedy for Isolation Blues…

She says that it’s typical that I’ve stopped moulting,
No furballs and hair rolling black and revolting
Across her clean floors, floating into her dinner,
I thought she’d be pleased, being onto a winner.

She says it’s not fair that it’s so warm and sunny…
I know that she’s weird, but you know, it’s not funny,
‘Cause she isn’t happy to walk when it’s raining…
But now it’s all springtime and she’s still complaining!

She says that all winter I’ve been bringing mud in
(And other odd things that my paws may have stood in)
But barring occasional treats that I’m dropping,
The floors don’t need hoovering, let alone mopping!

She moans that it’s tidy, and no dust can settle,
And frankly, that’s putting me right on my mettle,
‘Cause if I’m behaving, and she’s got the blues…
Then what does a loyal small dog have to do?

Continue reading at The Small Dog’s Blog


About Sue Vincent

Sue Vincent is a Yorkshire-born writer and one of the Directors of The Silent Eye, a modern Mystery School. She writes alone and with Stuart France, exploring ancient myths, the mysterious landscape of Albion and the inner journey of the soul. Find out more at France and Vincent. She is owned by a small dog who also blogs. Follow her at and on Twitter @SCVincent. Find her books on Goodreads and follow her on Amazon worldwide to find out about new releases and offers. Email:
This entry was posted in Dogs, Humour, Photography and tagged , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

31 Responses to The Small Dog’s Remedy for Isolation Blues…

  1. Thank you: dogs, dogs have been a strong part of my life too. Corgis and Jack Russel Terriers. A change of pace for you. Very good.


  2. beth says:

    keep with it, ani – she just doesn’t get it


  3. fransiweinstein says:

    Don’t despair, the twolegs are all a bit off right now. They all have too much time on their hands. Keep giving her little chores to do. She’ll thank you for it later.


  4. scifihammy says:

    Aw – Seems you just can’t win! πŸ˜€
    So just carry on being adorable! πŸ˜€


  5. Fun. At least you didn’t chew anything that wasn’t yours! I’ve gummed mine to sogginess, then my twolegses put them in the washing machine!! Soap does not taste good.
    Love Maggie.


  6. Widdershins says:

    So Ani, how’s the new blog coming along with the block thingys?


  7. Jennie says:

    Love you, Ani.❀️


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.