My Dog Is Brilliant Enough To Act Dumb


If we could only outsmart our intelligent chocolate lab, all would be well.

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A Loveable, Annoying Pet


Shadow was the most quirky, amusing and utterly annoying pet we have ever owned. A drooling, big black lab mix with overgrown feet and an overgrown personality, Shadow was an integral part of my children’s lives for 13 years. This dog grew up with cats.They could cuddle up beside him or lay on top of him and…… Continue reading A Loveable, Annoying Pet

Even Pets Can Have Chores


No able-bodied human or animal would live in my house without contributing in some way to our household Our pet guinea pig pushed his luck one day when I discovered why Guinea pigs are called PIGS. It is because they eat just like real pigs that's why. I was losing patience with ours; every time… Continue reading Even Pets Can Have Chores

Dogs With Personality Disorders?


Were we crazy to keep theses canine misfits? Definitely. Perhaps only a family with nine kids, pets, farm animals and wild pests could cope.  We often took in animals, usually dogs, who were suffering in the city. There was overweightt, depressed Buster, a Springer Spaniel, languishing in a garage during the day and crated during…… Continue reading Dogs With Personality Disorders?

Iggy the Bold Bunny…. and Babies


Rabbit personality type: “Rabbits always tend to be gentle and quiet, elegant and alert, kind and patient, and particularly full of responsibility.” Iggy was not a typical rabbit. Iggy, our new bunny was full of joy when we first brought her home and let her out of her tiny mesh cage. Ecstatic that she was liberated, she…… Continue reading Iggy the Bold Bunny…. and Babies

Our Dogs Had Personality Disorders


We often took in animals, usually dogs, who were suffering in the city. There was overweight, depressed Buster, a Springer Spaniel, languishing in a garage during the day and crated during the night. Opposite in temperament, a German Short-Haired Pointer with A.D.H.D, called Thor,  committed his last crime by grabbing the Easter ham and playing…… Continue reading Our Dogs Had Personality Disorders