Canine jealousy

green-eyed monster or major motivator? 

 

McCracken sports a rainbow collar

Out and Proud: McCracken in his rainbow collar. 

It was recently Pride Month in Toronto, and McCracken still sports a rainbow collar. He's a proud bisexual. He likes to hump females and to lick junk, though not simultaneously. His pack mate, Notley, is not wearing a Pride ...

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Crap conundrum

 

Fire hydrant dog

Foo's favourite dumping ground, the hydrant in front of the neighbourhood fire station

Spring has arrived.  The frozen turf of winter, so convenient for dogs and their walkers, has been supplanted by sprouting grass and snow drops. The gardens of the Annex, though teeny, are a source of beauty and pride.  Thus ...

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Conversion to dog

 

dog-as-god cartoon

Dan Piraro's take on the heavenly kingdom.  Used with permission.

 

When I was a teenager, my mother stared at me speculatively and said "I hope you never get God." I had a thin-lipped, obsessive look. I spent all my time studying and running. If I got God, I would do it ...

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I vant to be alone:

separation anxiety and its flip side(s)

 

Greta Garbo and Sasha the dog want to be alone

Greta Garbo and Sasha: whether in a Grand Hotel or a family home, stressed out beings need time alone.

In the 1932 movie Grand Hotel, Greta Garbo wants to be alone, and these days, so does Sasha. "Stay out of my face," is ...

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The Affordable (Canine) Care Act:

when to say no to the vet

 

Just say no

How to Afford Veterinary Care Without Mortgaging the Kids by Dr. James L. Busby D.V.M.

Sometimes, when contemplating my pet health dilemma du jour — runny poop, gummy eyes, or something more serious — I wish I had a cantankerous-but-kind uncle whom I ...

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