Dogs on chains often become chronic barkers. Their barking serves to say, “I’m here. I’m alone. Please help me.” When I was a child one of our neighbors kept a black Labrador retriever on a chain across from my bedroom. The dog became a chronic barker. I don’t recall him barking at night from inside of his house. But during the day, he never failed to bark all day, every day. I knew something wasn’t right. I felt sad for that poor dog.
Category: Animal Welfare
Rain never stops our play We adopted Sydney in January. From traces on copy paper, I noticed he had been born on my birthday (or had I been born on his?)! Yes, I felt amazed. Sydney = kismet! For me to at last find Sydney (in a local animal shelter) after searching local animal shelters, Petfinder.com … Continue reading Rainy day dog play
The Santa Claus + little dogs Does your dog wear hats? Neither does our Sydney. Well, none too happily. But our girl got Sydney to dress as Santa Claus, just once. I think she did a BRILLIANT JOB. What do you think? As for me, I can get a raincoat on Sydney, but hats? Just … Continue reading Santa Baby
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Charles Schultz wrote that line. Going to see the new Charlie Brown and Snoopy movie? I am. The world over Charlie Brown's friends and dog live on, beloved by fans young and old. Plus this movie took years to make into a reality, thus a dream come true. What dreams make you happy? I always … Continue reading Happiness is a warm puppy