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Ladybird Needs a Loving Home

I’ll be the first to admit that I was prejudiced against Pitbull dogs, thanks largely to the negative media attention given to those unfortunate creatures that are mishandled or mistreated by their owners. Honestly…just about any dog of any breed … Continue reading

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She Mourns His Passing

It is a poignant portrait that impels me to ponder what lies beyond this mortal coil…and I have no problem imagining the ghost of a faithful departed dog dispensing that hallowed wisdom to the child who mourns his passing.

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Return of the Mad Max Chronicles

It was the mildest of winters that I can remember – one that saw only a powder-dusting of snow and freakishly high sustained temperatures. With just a week left until the vernal equinox and the arrival of cosmological spring, the … Continue reading

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The Mad Max Chronicles – December 11, Part 3

Paige and Mouse Go Lure Coursing On December 11 Nicole and I took Max and Gia to the Colt’s Neck Lure Course for a few hours of fun and frolic. There we met up with Anita and Paige, who were … Continue reading

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The Mad Max Chronicles – December 11, Part 2

Stubby McDachsund makes her debut. A star is born. Last Sunday, Nicole and I took Max and Gia to the Colt’s Neck Lure Course for a few hours of fun and frolic. There we met up with Anita and Paige, … Continue reading

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The Mad Max Chronicles – December 11, Part 1

Belle, Max and Gia…Oh My! Yesterday, Nicole and I took Max and Gia to the Colt’s Neck Lure Course for a few hours of fun and frolic. There we met up with Anita and Paige, who were accompanied by Belle … Continue reading

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Max and Belle Go Lure Coursing

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Say Hello to My Not-So-Little Friend

His official American Kennel Club registered name is Cordell’s Maximus of County Line. Nicole calls him Max. I call him Shithead. But then, ever since I saw Steve Martin’s The Jerk, I call all dogs Shithead. Needless to say, Nicole … Continue reading

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Canis Angelicus

There is not the slightest shadow of a doubt in my mind that God created the dog as a friend and servant of man. Be it a hunting dog, a working dog or just a companion, Canis familiaris has stood … Continue reading

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In Grateful Memory of the Honored Dead

On Saturday, August 6, 2011 our armed forces in Afghanistan sustained the deadliest single-incident loss of life in the decade-long war as 22 Navy SEALs – all members of the renowned Team 6 – perished after the Chinook helicopter transporting … Continue reading

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