Tag Archives: Rhodesian Ridgeback

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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Mad Max Chronicles: Always Our Little Man

That’s the moniker the lovely and ever-gracious Nicole bestowed upon Cordell’s Maximus of County Line – aka Max/Max the Wonder Dog/Frankenpooch. He’s our adorable, goofy, ten month old puppy – temporarily trapped in the body of what appears to be … Continue reading

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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 17 (Update)

By the time you read this, Cordell’s Maximus of County Line (aka Mad Max, aka Frankenpooch, aka Max the Wonder Dog) will hopefully have already won the “gaudy ribbon” – as Nicole calls it – and we will already be … Continue reading

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The Mad Max Chronicles – December 11, Part 4

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 accompanied by Belle (Gia’s offspring), Mouse … Continue reading

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Max and Belle Go Lure Coursing

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Maximus and the Colt’s Neck Lure Course

And so it came to pass that Lisa Hoffman – breeder of the famed County Line Rhodesian Ridgebacks – of which Maximus (aka Frankenpooch) is a proud scion – invited the lovely and ever gracious Nicole to attend a November … Continue reading

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Max Holds His Own Among the Big Dogs

While it’s true that, in a purely physical sense, Cordell’s Maximus of County Line (aka Max the Wonder Dog, aka Frankenpooch) is as big and – in some cases bigger  – than many adult Ridgebacks, he’s still just a 6 … Continue reading

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Frankenpooch Enters His Second AKC Puppy Match

Last Saturday, Nicole and I entered Max the Wonder Dog in an AKC-sponsored puppy match in Bridgewater, NJ. I was certain the crafty, scheming, little bastard would easily swipe the Gaudy Ribbon but, alas, Frankenpooch has a mind of his … Continue reading

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A Future Champion Emerges Earlier Than I Thought

Insofar as Sunday is the only day of the week that I sleep late – and by “late” I mean waking up at 7 AM instead of 5:15 AM – Nicole decided that rest was a better thing for me … Continue reading

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