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Brunch with the Small Dog

Me and the dog had a sandwich for brunch (Well, for me it was breakfast, for her it was lunch.) She follows me into the kitchen like glue Just in case I might rustle up something to chew. You don’t … Continue reading

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Ani’s Advent Calendar 2020! Paws for thought…

Dear Santa, Do you know how many of the four-legs I have met since I’ve been blogging have come from rescues and shelters? You’ve got to admit, they are all intelligent and interesting creatures… Yes, even the cats. Noelle’s Garfield, … Continue reading

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Ani’s Advent 2020! Dot (and Darlene Foster) on The Year of the Pandemic

Dear Santa, I have my friend from Spain over today. We haven’t actually met, but then, she lives a long way away and although the two-legses usually get to gallivant all over the place, they don’t seem to like it … Continue reading

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Ani’s Advent 2020! Meet Ruff, Smidgeon and Cathy Cade!

Dear Santa, Yay! We are finally counting down to Christmas! It seems to have taken ages to come around this year! But it hasn’t been a great year for anyone, two-legses or four. I mean, there is this bug thing … Continue reading

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The Small Dog’s 10 Best Tips for Training your Two-Legs

The correct training of your two-legs… ‘specially visiting two-legses…is critical to their well-being. I thought I’d share my ten favourite tips for the establishment of proper pack behaviour… 1. Use advanced surveillance techniques. Never let them arrive unexpectedly. This gives … Continue reading

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Beauty and the Beast: Grooming the Small Dog…

I looked the small dog in the eye And she looked back at me… A more determined look, I think, You would go far to see. I’d only mentioned it was hot And that she must concur That summer is … Continue reading

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Tails from Westley Piddle: Henry ~ Part Five, from Zozo and Jools at Usual Muttwits

Concluding the saga. If you have missed the earlier episodes, click the links to read part one , part two, part three and part four… Hen-ree, Hen-ree Mayumi pleads as Henry raises both front paws to begin some solid hammering … Continue reading

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Tails from Westley Piddle: Henry ~ Part Four, from Zozo and Jools at Usual Muttwits

Continuing the saga… click the links to read part one , part two and part three… “webothagreed,mrStevens,nodogsallowed” Revlegs whips off the cover from Halfleg and GitOrrf! Hold on mate, it’s freezing “whaa?” Halfleg slurs “howdid’that’muttgetthere?” “right,that’sit!” Gitorrf! is in the … Continue reading

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Tails from Westley Piddle: Henry ~ Part Three, , from Zozo and Jools at Usual Muttwits

Continuing the saga… click the links to read part one and part two…   The secret ingredient to KFC Gitorrf! is explaining through a noshful of spicy chicken strips to his bestie is chicken! Howd’ya mean? Tuffy, the Staffordshire Bull … Continue reading

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Tails from Westley Piddle: Henry ~ Part Two, from Zozo and Jools at Usual Muttwits

Continuing the saga… read part one HERE “whe…wherzzz…wherzzmeBullmers??” Outside, in the gutter, where it normally is “givvusmeBullmers,yernastymutt” Ain’t my problem yu dropped it, yu go get it GitOrrf!, the scruffy-bellied Border Terrier, sits on the camp bed, Halflegs curled up … Continue reading

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