Sweet Shoppe -- Tales and Tails

You’re Not Doing It Right

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I’ve mentioned that I’ve been trying to use Flattery more when I take photos, and let Bunny enjoy a bit of semiretirement.  Flattery is very eager to please, but she doesn’t have the intuition for what I want her to do that Bunny always has.  I try to plan a lot of time for our […]

Want To Share? -- Tales and Tails

It’s A Gas

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Maybe we’re just easily amused at our house, but it seems to me that some things are just funny.  I remember the good old days of dating when Mr. Taleteller never farted, excuse me, passed gas, or burped in my presence.  If one slipped, there were profuse apologies and because my husband is a redhead, […]

Afternoon Daydreamer -- Tales and Tails

Out Of Nowhere

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Sometimes, dogs are just funny.  For that matter, sometimes people are, too.  You never know when something funny is going to come out of nowhere on a regular night at home.  This is where we found ourselves the other night. It had been a pretty regular day for the most part.  We went to work, […]

Color On A Rainy Day -- Tales and Tails

As Predictable As Death And Taxes

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Last night was a nursing home night for us.  This time, Bunny and I went by ourselves because Mr. Taleteller and Küster had a meeting to attend and I’d had a rough week at work.  Juggling two dogs didn’t seem like such a good idea.  Flattery made a strong case for going with me, but […]

Waiting For The Great Pumpkin -- Tales and Tails

Trick Or Treat

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You know, sometimes turnabout is fair play, and you just have to laugh about it.  This week, we saw a little of that, and it just goes to show that sometimes our dogs are a lot smarter than we give them credit for.  That, or humans aren’t as smart as we give them credit for. […]

Home Is Where You Hang Your Leash -- Tales and Tails

Not On My Watch

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You know, sometimes you just can’t help but laugh at the proprietary nature of some dogs.  If someone broke into our house, only one of our dogs would care.  True, that one dog would probably be enough to scare off all but the hardiest or most foolhardy of souls, but the other three would either […]

At The Scene Of The Crime -- Tales and Tails

Dogs Can Be Hazardous To Your Health

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I’m not sure if you knew this, but dogs can be hazardous to your health.  Well, certain dogs can, at the very least.  This story gets filed under he “it could only happen to us” category, but I hope that it amuses you as much as it did me. There are a few things you […]

Heart Dog -- Tales and Tails

Life With A Greyhound Diva

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I have mentioned before that of all our dogs, Bunny is the only one who specifically prefers me.  The other dogs definitely love me and are genuinely happy to see me, but Bunny makes her preference clear and impossible to mistake.  Morgan adores me and views me as worthy of protecting, but when Mr. Taleteller […]

We All Need Somebody To Lean On -- Tales and Tails

The Battle For Couch Domination Continues

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I’ve shared a few stories in the past about how Mr. Taleteller and the Greyhounds have a difference of opinion about who actually owns the couch.  He may have paid for it, but that means nothing to Bunny or Flattery.  Most of the time, the girls are very content to share the couch all afternoon […]