Category Archives: dogs

Documenting the Doggy Atrocities

“Hey, Laura — can I ask you a question?” “Sure. What’s up?” “Um…why is your purse on top of your refrigerator?” [sigh] “Because it got stolen this morning.” “Um…what?” “Yeah. Young Buddy¬†took it while I was upstairs working on a … Continue reading

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Conversations With Small Dogs: Waking The Food Lady

Buddy’s Top 7 Most Effective Methods for Annoying Waking Up The Human Before Dawn Every Morning, In Order of Subtlety7. Barking! Always effective, never goes out of style, and I can sometimes encourage the two old slugs who sleep in¬†Eddie … Continue reading

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Bad Poem Saturday: A Haiku For Dogs

Three dogs have been walked Two of those dogs have been bathed Buddy wins at pee

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Conversations With Small Dogs, Continued

Scene: A sloppy woman Of A Certain Age in a disreputable gray sweater is sitting on a couch. Her computer is on a small table in front of her, and she is trying to type. A roughly 25-lb Rat Terrier … Continue reading

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The House Business Meeting for the week of 2/2 – 2/8: Notes

After receiving much helpful feedback (in the form of words, assorted canine protests, and teeth), young Buddy has submitted a revised version of his proposed daily routine schedule for the household to consider. The new schedule is as follows: Wake … Continue reading

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Morning With The Dogfather(s)

Dogs are weird. Of course, from their own point of view, they are eminently sane and perfectly reasonable. Humans, on the other hand, are a whole jar of crazysauce dumped on a batshit sandwich. The social norms that govern canine … Continue reading

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A Tale of Two Mugshots

My veterinarian’s office has recently started providing photo ID for the pets in their care, so that the owner’s name, pet’s name, and image are all kept together with the critter’s medical records. I think it’s kind of a neat … Continue reading

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