Thursday and it’s Boxing Day

Mr. Fluffy celebrates

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The history of Boxing Day

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Wednesday and it’s Christmas

Peace on Earth

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I’m with the Shepherd on this one


coffeeBattling tabloids

A dog IS for Christmas

A dog is not for Christmas

and, with 272 articles written about it…

Famous person devastated over losing custody of £10,000 stuffed dog.

Update: Link fixed!

It’s officially winter…

Apparently we are having a “wintery mix” (ie crap)

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But, just a couple of days ago it was very pleasant

Very late Fall

Very late Fall on the frozen Canadian tundra

Talk to your dog about toads

cane toadsIt starts out innocently enough.  A couple of the hounds heading to the swamp on a Friday night for a good time licking a few toads.  Next thing ya know!  Bam!  They’re addicted to toad licking!

According to this vet in Australia, dogs have figured out on just how much to lick a toad to get high.

This phenomenon of animals deliberately getting intoxicated by cane toads, it’s  fascinating,” says veterinarian Megan Pickering. “It just seems unbelievable  that an animal will go back for a second try.

There’s more…

…we do have many documented cases of patients who deliberately – on a regular basis – will seek out a toad and they seem to be able to lick the toad in such a way that they seem to get a very small dose

Australia…so many dumb ways to die