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Entry 654: Braining Cats & Dogs

Well, the pet researchers are at it again, folks. I’ve previously reported on ridiculous studies that sought to determine whether dogs feel guilt; whether dogs are moral (I’m not sure you can have the first without the second); and the … Continue reading

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Entry 605: Sheltie Self Refection

Ever wonder what your dog is thinking about? We have a Shetland Sheepdog named Riley. He is our second sheltie, and like his predecessor, he does something that I think is unusual for most breeds. He thinks about stuff. I’ve … Continue reading

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Entry 582: Tail Between My Legs (Starring Riley the Sheltie)

It’s been awhile since I’ve done a post about our Shetland Sheepdog, Riley. He’s about a year and a half old now, and I’m happy to report that the training period is over. Yup, I’m completely trained. Really, I don’t know … Continue reading

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Entry 513: The Stages of Dog Owner Nuttiness

In my previous post, I described how my family celebrated the first birthday of our Shetland sheepdog Riley, who is no longer a puppy, but a full-grown man…except for the missing parts, if you get my drift. I mentioned that, … Continue reading

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Entry 512: He Probably Wished for More Cake

Well, I’m here to report that my family has partially descended into the ranks of nutty dog owners. Nutty dog owners, by the way, are completely different than crazy cat owners. Crazy cat owners are all about quantity; the more … Continue reading

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Entry 502: On Dogs and Cats and Disgusting Dead Things

I was walking our puppy Riley the other morning when one of our neighbor’s cats trotted across our path. Riley wanted to chase it, just as he does every creature we see on our excursions. Riley is a Shetland Sheepdog, … Continue reading

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Entry 460: There’s a Squeaker Born Every Minute

Well, I bought my puppy Riley a new toy. My wife Barbara will be happy to tell you that this, in and of itself, is not a remarkable event. Me getting Riley a new toy is about as rare as … Continue reading

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