A devout dog?
Back in the 1930s and 1940s in a small Midwestern town in the heart of America, a young family consisting of two boys, Mom, and Dad…and the family dog…regularly attended services at the local Methodist church. Yes! The dog attended services. He even had his own seat, most notably the best one in the house. […]Continue Reading
The good ol’ dog days of summer!
You have heard of “the dog days of summer,” right? Bet you didn’t know that expression has nothing to do with dogs. (Yeah, I know…we thought it did, too!) That expression actually dates back to Roman times, when they held the belief that Sirius, the Dog Star, added its heat to that of the sun […]Continue Reading
Who is the Alpha Dog anyway?
My friend has two dogs….a five-year-old 37 pound Wheaten Terrier and a one-year-old 7 pound Yorkie-Poo. While the Wheaten is ever-protective of the household and has always ruled the roost, once this little Yorkie-poo moved in, all bets were off. It is funny to see how a mere 7-pound puupy can boss around a 37-pound […]Continue Reading
Looking like a top dog!
The perfect feline or canine always needs to look his or her best at all times. After all, you never know who you might run into on your daily walk. Recently, there was talk on a day time talk show about getting braces for dogs. Huh? I can barely afford them for my own children, […]Continue Reading