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One-to-One Correspondence

Three dogs. Three Himalayan treats. Simple, right? Nothing for them to argue about. Marlowe and Greta got down to the serious business of gnawing. Molly though—Ariel’s dog who is vacationing with me—wanted to save hers for later. She’s thoughtful like … Continue reading

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The Dog Canister

Do you know what a bear canister is? It’s for hearty souls who go out packing in the back country and need to keep their food safe from bears. A canister that keeps the smells in and the bears out, … Continue reading

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The blue plastic bag on the floor here: It contained freeze-dried liver. After the morning walk I placed it carefully on the counter to the left. Really. I did. And while I was upstairs cleaning up the kitchen, Marlowe the … Continue reading

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Flipping the Switch

For the last week Greta and Marlowe have been wearing bark collars, the kind that spray citronella when the dog barks. But I hadn’t turned the things on. Trainer dude suggested that I wait a week. Because of course puppies … Continue reading

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Marlowe loves his balls. Well not those balls. They’ve been gone for a while now. But tennis balls, bouncy balls, squeaky balls. He’ll chase them as long as you will throw them, MUCH longer than you will throw them.   … Continue reading

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