Tag Archives: my dog never did that before

Nature’s alarm clock

You probably think I am going to write about the beautiful sound of the birds in the morning when spring is right around the corner.  Or, possibly, the faithful wake-up call of the rooster?  Maybe the sound of the newspaper … Continue reading

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“Does your dog bite?” Weekly Whine series…

As a dog owner,  I’ll bet you are asked that question a lot!   Many people wanting to approach you and your dog might also ask “Is he alright?” (This  probably means the same thing… but it’s also up for discussion.) … Continue reading

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Too Cool for Obedience School

I do not envy the vet or groomer for that matter, in the exam room with an aggressive dog accompanied by an uneducated handler.   They will do their best under the circumstances but these are not the dogs and handlers … Continue reading

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They Only Come Out at Night

They arrived at dusk.  Tonight, the big dogs rule. The Players The huge German Shepherd is the first to arrive. This poor guy goes ballistic towards all entering the park.  A poor attempt to deal with this problem has the … Continue reading

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Reason No. 57 to clean up after your dog

Chicago Tribune article:  Illinois woman charged in dog poop-infused meltdown. NAPERVILLE, Ill. (AP) — A suburban Chicago woman is accused of tossing dog feces at her neighbor’s door after stepping into droppings left outside her apartment. Police in Naperville say … Continue reading

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Baby, you can drive my car…

This photo was sent by one of our readers taken on a Chicago expressway in response to Al Vinikour’s article entitled “Your Dog is Not an Airbag”. We hope that Benji, his chauffeur and all others involved arrived safely at … Continue reading

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Small dogs at end of leash are larger than they appear

I like to think I take the usual precautions when out with the dogs such as walking during daylight hours, always on the lookout for glass and other debris, avoiding busy streets and not talking on the phone.  Taking a walk through … Continue reading

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