Notes from a Small Dog ~ The benefits of lockdown?

I don’t think she’s well. She’s cleaning stuff. Big time.

I mean, not her usual whip round with the feather duster and terrorising me with the hoover monster. Oh no, that I could cope with. Well, okay, apart from the hoover-monster. I have to protect my bed when she gets that out.

No… she’s washing stuff. And I mean, everything. I even caught her eyeing up my toys…

And it all smells weird.

She pulled up my favourite rug and now it smells of flowery stuff. Took the curtains down and now they smell the same. She’s washed the windows and started on the walls… muttering all the while about how I manage to get paw prints up them. Well if she will hang my leash up by the door, what does she expect?

There’s stuff flying out of cupboards, furniture getting moved. All the spiders are homeless since she took their webs down.

She’s even washed my sofa!

Doesn’t she understand what she is doing to my comfort zone? Or how important smells are to dogs? Just when I’d got it how I like it too…

Spring cleaning, she calls it…

…more like kennel fever, methinks.

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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:
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12 Responses to Notes from a Small Dog ~ The benefits of lockdown?

  1. Sadje says:

    It’s happening a lot these days, Ani. Stay away from it.


  2. joylennick says:

    Oh, those Eyes, Ani… what is she doing to you!?.Can’t a dog have some peace? I can hear you thinking… Never mind, she’ll run out of steam soon as she’s only human, isn’t she…tee hee. xx


  3. beth says:

    she just needs something to do, those two legs, always doing something. she keeps disrupting your perfect world.


  4. wallietheimp says:

    That little dog has the sweetest face!


  5. Gosh, she needs holdidays. Best wishes, Ani!


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