Category Archives: Dogs

The asymmetric small dog (or half a job well done…)

We all know the saga of Ani’s ablutions, How often I’ve tried, and run out of solutions, When dog into bathtub‘s a futile equation Regardless of bribery, guile or persuasion. A bath was required, I needed an answer, ‘Cause all … Continue reading

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Notes from a small dog – In hiding…

We are back at the point where she’s losing the plot, ‘When she’s tearing her hair out and swearing a lot, When there’s costumes and props strewn all over the place And she’s wearing that panicky look on her face. … Continue reading

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Notes from a small dog – We were all young once… #NationalPuppyDay

She nearly made me miss this! Can you believe it? Old or young, two legs or four, we were all puppies once and a little love can heal many things. I am a rescue pup… Mum and Dad we found … Continue reading

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A mother’s day…

I woke late and tired, having slept through all three of the alarms I had set to get me to work on time. The problem was, I had been unable to sleep until dawn, so I was bleary eyed as … Continue reading

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Notes from a small dog: Working overtime…

I despair of my two legs sometimes, I really do. “But,” she said, silencing my objections to the pigeon who had invaded my airspace, “you are a bird dog… ” This is true. It is in my genes… so none … Continue reading

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Murder most fowl…?

The sun rose, casting a rose-gold glow across a frozen world. I watched the daily miracle soften the sky, grateful that my home faces east that every day brings a reminder of renwa, and every dawn reminds me that now … Continue reading

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A family of dogs

There have not always been dogs in my life, but there have always been dogs in my heart. All of them, except the setters, who were family and Echo, who was a gift, were rescue dogs. And all of them … Continue reading

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