Lydia is saying, "See what a smart and irresistible dog I am.

By Lydia, Me-Myself Hi Dog Lovers! My name is Lydia and I am writing my own story with the help of my invisible-canine-translator. It is important that I speak for myself. Sometimes the human species gets mixed up in trying to speak for us dogs. Humans tend to see things from their point of view … [Read more...]


Bently snuggling next to Blenda as she sleeps.

“I swear I did not do this on purpose,” I tell my husband, Raymond. “It just happened.” “Nothing just happens,” Raymond responds. “You planned it.” “No, I did not.” I reply in my razor sharp voice that is more manly than feminine. Potential anger rising, I add, “The numbers grew organically, … [Read more...]


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A friendly neighbor of mine claims that all dogs are Metamorphytes.  I asked him what this meant and he explained that dogs are Metamorphytes because they mold their personalities after the personality of their owner.  Well, I looked up the word on the Internet and when I discovered it wasn’t there, … [Read more...]

Canine Christmas Night “Out on the Town”


It was a Canine Christmas night “Out on the Town”.  Ten dogs invited their human parents to join them at the Doggie Pot Luck Christmas party being held at Raymond’s and Blenda’s Dog House. In a crowded 10 x 16′ living-dining room, 10 doggies greeted one another and played.  Cautiously, their … [Read more...]


Stanley Coming Through!

By Norene Thomson Dogs, you can’t do with them, but you sure as heck can’t do without them.  After a while you get addicted to these four legged fur balls. My husband’s and my initiation into Dog Addiction began early in life.  As a child, my family had one dog and only for a few years. He was … [Read more...]



Love in Action! By Blenda R Pilon, MSc, author of DOG SECRETS as Whispered to the Dog Sitter “Don’t count the days, make the days count!” This is what owner Riina Cooke chose to do when she learned the devastating news from her Vet in November, 2013. Riina’s vet informed Riina that her … [Read more...]

Smart Dogs are More Fun! Right?

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Luna is a gorgeous, good sized German Shepherd. Frank, who is my partner, is the owner of Luna. My name is Karen. Both my partner and I are retired and living in Fort Myers, Florida. A few years ago you wouldn’t have caught me dead with a dog in my life—especially a big dog that would be allowed to … [Read more...]


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Even though Rascal is AN ALIEN DOG and a purebred Rascal, both Raymond and I grew to love him more and more each day. Being Senior citizens, Rascal is just what the doctor ordered to give us a touch of humor and playfulness. For example, when we are eating dinner Rascal is sure to position himself … [Read more...]

Brandy, the Day After

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Brandy, the Day After by Captain Skip Rowland We have had three Cavalier King Charles spaniels over the last twenty four years.  Here is a story about the first one, Brandy. Three years into a circumnavigation abroad our forty three foot sailing yacht, my wife, Denise, was seriously missing … [Read more...]

What Does It Feel Like to Have Nine Baby Pups?

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By Blenda Pilon, author and dog-sitter The date is October 25th, 2013.  When I walked into the Mama Sheltie’s bedroom the first thing that captured my attention was the proud, stately look of Vicky, the mother.  She was the epitome of a caring mother glad to share the wonder of her pups with dog … [Read more...]

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