Category Archives: dogs at play

Chapter 76 — Life Tastes Good. Savor It

All the other dogs have advice for humans on how to get through life with happiness and a full food dish. There are “Advice From A Dog” t-shirts, books, dvds. Greta and Rusty want to share some points they’ve learned … Continue reading

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Chapter 75 — Barkdown at Gopher Gulch

          It was a hot, dusty day in Gopher Gulch, Texas.  Every day was  a hot, dusty day in Gopher Gulch, except during the winter, when it was cold and dusty.  Rusty trotted down Main Street.  When he put his … Continue reading

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Chapter 74 Cold, Snow, Sleet, Freezing Rain –And Dogs

    First came the bitter cold.  When the outdoor sensor  of the indoor/outdoor thermometer reads 5 degrees below zero, that’s cold.  Then there was the moderate snow, and then the ice storm that weighted down branches that fell across … Continue reading

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Chapter 60 — Dogupuncture

  Greta made her pain known to us in small ways. When it was time go somewhere good—down to the park, off for a hike in Soldiers’ Delight or across the field where the deer and foxes play—Greta no longer … Continue reading

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The Rabbit’s Story

Back in August, 2012 Donna Wrote about Greta meeting a rabbit on one Sunday morning’s walk. Well, here’s the Rabbit’s side of the story. I opened my eyes as light started streaming into my borrow, a new day was dawning. … Continue reading

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Chapter 57 — What Are They Thinking?

  Suppose, not entirely hypothetically, that you have property on which you don’t want anyone—not even beautiful, harmless mixed Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retrievers—trespassing at night.  The property has a fence around part of it, and there are gates in … Continue reading

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Ch. 53–Life’s Not Over if You Let the Rabbit Go

The rabbit was poised along a trail near the edge of a weed-and-briar patch, sitting motionless except for the hint of a flicker of his ears.  He watched as the red dog three times his size approached.  She had her … Continue reading

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