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Good Bye Good Dog: Be Good, Watch the House, Ok? Whuvyou

5 AM:  I have a screaming, snotty, teething Teddy on my hip.  I’m slipping down the stairs in my socks. . .feels cold. . Thankfully, Chris has already made coffee.  Vigorously blinking to keep my contacts comfortably floating, I head to the place by the back door where we keep Satan’s Lap Hound’s gigantic stainless water bowl, lest Teddy attempt
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In Which I Almost Lose It In PetCo

I love our pets, dearly.  I really really do.  There’s hardly anything I wouldn’t do for them.  Molly needs a several thousand dollar surgical procedure?  Done.  Dexter seems “lethargic” and needs overnight observation and fluids?  Of course.  Good quality food?  Naturally.  Religious flea, tick and heart worm treatments?  You bet. But I’m not completely insane.  Animals are still animals.  And
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A Little Love Note to A Woman And Her Border Collie

Dear Woman with Stroller and Big Beautiful Border Collie, I have seen you near the Patterson Park Boat Lake on multiple occasions over the past several weeks.  The weather has been nearly perfect and I’m glad to see you are taking yourself, your daughter, and your dog out for some fresh air and exercise. I’m sure you’ll agree, the Boat
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Never Allow Satan’s Lap Hound To Attend Your Supper Party

Last night we had the pleasure of hosting our neighbors for dinner.  In attendance were the Young Fun Couple, newly engaged Christmas Tree Guy and his fiancée, Chris, me, and rather unfortunately, two dogs and two of our three cats. I mostly enjoy entertaining.  What I certainly do not enjoy is the unpredictability of entertaining with so many damned pets
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