Category Archives: Dogs

Notes from a small dog ~ Who ate the garden (and the prawns…)?

It’s about time. She does hog this thing, doesn’t she? It is ages since she’s let me write anything. Mind you, it has been waaay to hot to do anything except flop, chase balls and keep the garden free of … Continue reading

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Notes from a small dog ~ Connivance

She made me have a bath again, It really wasn’t fair. I thought that I’d be safe, you know, Because my boy was there. She even played me false on that, And put me on the leash, I saw a … Continue reading

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Patience #midnighthaiku

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The mysterious letter…

When I found the letter with the Australian postmark on the doormat, I wondered who on earth it could be from. A handwritten envelope that felt as if it held something more than a letter. Staving off curiosity until I … Continue reading

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The small dog’s revenge…

I must do the floor, I thought, in some despair, The small dog is moulting,and shedding her hair. She’s out in the garden, so if I am quick, And just whip the vac out, that should do the trick. She’s … Continue reading

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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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