Category Archives: Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retrievers

Chapter 80 When You Really Need A Good Coat

What can you do when winter comes and you’ve got a great natural fur coat, water-resistant and multilayered? You can park your butt in the snow and just sit there waiting for a rabbit to hop by, that’s what. And … Continue reading

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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 71 — New Guy in Greta’s Life

              Greta has  thoughts about sharing her home and life with another dog.   Her thoughts  run along the lines of,  “Son of a human!  What did I  do to deserve this?”           Greta makes a good point that … Continue reading

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Chapter 65 Going to the Mattresses–Greta’s Way

          The Italians had the idea first.  “Going to the mattresses”  meant finding a safe place to hide out in time of battle.  The Italian Mafia used the term to refer to consolidating forces in fortified hideouts,  hauling in mattresses … 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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Chapter 51 — Squeaky Toy Joy

Here’s to the inventor of squeaky toys for dogs!  May he or she make a million dollars.  Disclaimer:   I have no stock, financial interest or other potential financial benefit from the manufacture of squeaky toys.  I just know how … Continue reading

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Chapter 42 — New Dog in the Mix

The first time Greta met Bailey, Bailey greeted her with bared teeth, a lunge to the end of the leash and a serious growl.  The next time Greta encountered  Bailey, Greta greeted the other dog with open jaws and a … Continue reading

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