Disability Pride

Categories: Behavior & Training
July was Disability Pride Month. Here at the blog we got so caught up with fish, snakes, gorillas and crocodiles that suddenly it’s August and we haven’t talked about our favorite pets – those with something visibly missing on the outside and something bigger going on inside. My dictionary app defines “disability” thus: “lack of …

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A Cautionary Tail

Categories: Behavior & Training
Does anyone really enjoy cautionary tales? Maybe they do when they involve actual tails. One summer morning right around 3am, all three of my dogs raced out of the bedroom into the backyard. Well, two dogs raced into the backyard while one whistleblower border collie type raced to the screened sliding door to assess the …

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Toy Crop Circles

Categories: Behavior & Training
Even a minor Sherlock Holmes talent would easily read the tableau walking into my cottage. The blanket artfully draped over my new, albeit already long suffering sectional sofa predicts the weather; recent rain as evidenced by muddy paw prints on the blanket. Living alone, my dogs on the furniture policy can only be described as …

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