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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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Tails from Westley Piddle: Henry – Part One, , from Zozo and Jools at Usual Muttwits

Henry, the English Mastiff, the biggest and mildest fourlegs ’round abouts is at Westley Piddle Veterinarians for his annual rabies jab. But he wakes up to something worse. Wotz got to do with his very own plum bobs and a … Continue reading

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Ani’s Advent 2019! Love, a soggy tennis ball…. and D. G. Kaye

Dear Santa, Well, we’re nearly halfway there…and I’ve still got loads of friends to share with you! I might escape the antlers yet! Not that I’d put it past her to come up with something else… She says it’s ‘cause … Continue reading

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Don’t Panic?

“Don’t panic!” says she, with her hands in my fur, “I am sure they will help.” Well, it’s alright for her! Cause she isn’t the one who is facing the threat… And I’ve hardly had any responses as yet! If … Continue reading

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Out now! Doggerel: Life with the Small Dog…

I dream of literary heights, Of poetry and fancy’s flights… Of philosophical debates And tales the inner heart relates. She dreams of tennis balls in flight, Of sneaking cuddles in the night, Of muddy walks and open gates And chicken … Continue reading

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