The Trouble with Tariffs

Dogs of a Feather

On a commercial flight, the benefit of sitting next to a peacock outweighs the drawbacks. During a midair emergency I plan to grab anything with wings that might provides extra lift.

Net effect

Dogs in recovery

Canines recovering from surgery offer humans valuable lessons about proper ways to heal. For example, we shouldn’t lick sutures. Not ours or theirs.

Ask a Terrier: Budleigh Takes a Walk on the Wild Side

When is wildlife too wild for dogs?

Budleigh explains how to be animal pals, not prey.

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Ask a Terrier: Dogs and Children – When Species Collide

Dogs love children! And not just as a viable food source.

Budleigh explains why.

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Ask a Terrier: Budleigh Analyzes Therapy

This pooch aspires to be a therapy dog. Any advice?

Sure! Budleigh’s full of it!

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Pet Safety for the End of the World

Dog owners are worried about how best to protect their pets against the upcoming Great American Eclipse – an astronomical event described by President Trump’s handpicked climate and science advisor as, “When the huge, flying Sky Serpent swallows the Fiery Sun Goddess.”

Gimme shelter!

Fake News About Shelter Dogs

Cautious to avoid red tape and complicated forms, prospective pet owners often steer clear of adopting shelter dogs. However, the process is no more difficult than purchasing a pair of last season’s jeans that, without your intervention, would have been euthanized.

Paper training


Ask a Terrier: The Veterinarian is In! Budleigh Offers Advice on Not Swallowing Pills.

Budleigh-bookshelf-eye-darkened-V2Daisy has a drug problem. She won’t take them.

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Ask a Terrier: The Giant as Emoticon

ask-a-terrier-main-pic-w-bookshelfUsing sharp teeth and claws, Budleigh unravels the Great Philosophical Question!

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The dogs vs. Giant Amazon Alexa, Pt. 1


Grooming Tips: Best Practices for You, Your Dog, and Your Fingers

Anyone who has safely landed a powered aircraft in severe weather without the benefit of instrumentation, aircrew or their vision has all the skills needed to successfully groom a dog.

Adopting a Dog: It Takes a Village. Also a Pooper Scooper

We rescued a terrier, although why anyone would is beyond me.

Terriers are what dingos strive to be – wild dogs semi-domesticated because there’s something in it for them. Terriers are the The Joker of the animal kingdom.