Ask a Terrier: Paper Training
November was generous to Sleeping between Giants. Our book was honored with two new awards. And we did not catch Covid!
Ask a Terrier: Don’t Hold the Phone!
But when it comes to stealing a cell phone, Budleigh must help a Giant make the call.
Ask a Terrier: Wake Up and Smell the COVID!
Budleigh examines how Canines are helping fight the coronavirus.
Ask a Terrier: Unmasking the Mask
Budleigh explains why, to wear a face mask you have to use your head.
Ask a Terrier: Zooming Isn’t Like Running
So, up yours, Covid!
Ask a Terrier: Sheltering Outside the Shelter
Canine worries in our pandemic times.
Ask a Terrier: How the Dogs Are Voting
Oh, and there’s treats!
Budleigh explains voting.
Ask a Terrier: Budleigh Addresses a Royal Pain
Ask a Terrier: Mark of the Hallmark
Budleigh agrees. And he can binge with the best!
Ask a Terrier: It’s In the Bag!
Style grrr-ru Budleigh reviews the fall line of designer dog carriers.
(Ya’ get it? Grrr-ru? I swear, I don’t know how we come up with these!)
Ask a Terrier: Semper Canis!
But are they “Terrier Strong” wonders Budleigh.
Ask a Terrier: Talkin’ TED
Then she’s ready to give a TED Talk!
Ask a Terrier: Just How Infra is Our Structure?
What did they put up?
Dogs are stupider than we thought, although probably they’d argue the point if they had a clue.
I was kicked out of the dog park because no canine would vouch for me.
Ask a Terrier: Not a Black Hole Lot of Excitement for Dogs.
Dogs, not so much…
Budleigh explains why.
Ask a Terrier: What’s Bugging Budleigh?
Ask a Terrier: Your Dog or Your Boyfriend. Is That Really a Question?
Budleigh offers relationship advice.
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.
In this festive season of holiday parties, bountiful meals, and homemade cookies embellished with those silver ball-bearing things, take comfort knowing that your canines are in the dog park, plotting.
Ask A Terrier: Does Anybody Really Know What Time It Is?
Whether to walk a dog leashed or off leash is roiling into the sort of controversy not seen since America asked itself, “Who shot J.R.?” Many still suspect it was an off-leash dog.
Ask a Terrier: Dogs Are A Bargain! Except For The Money
Whatever that is.
Canines have lived in symbiotic harmony with humans for more than 30,000 years. Except in my neighborhood.
Ask a Terrier: Destroy All Monsters!
No, advises Budleigh. They’re delicious!
In full-throated summer, colorful, chaotic farmers markets offer a hot weather oasis where you can shop for locally produced, organically grown corn while your dog is torn apart by vicious, unsupervised hellhounds.
Ask a Terrier: Budleigh Reminds Vacationers, “Hey, Ya’ Got this Dog Here!”
How heart-warming when a professional dog can retire before she’s blown up. So many of us just settle for Medicare.
Ask a Terrier: Cloning Has Budleigh Seeing Double
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 provide extra lift.
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
Budleigh explains how to be animal pals, not prey.
While Halloween is a whimsical time for children, it can be disquieting for dogs and even more troubling for dog owners unaccustomed to working with the violent criminally insane.
Ask a Terrier: Dogs and Children – When Species Collide
Budleigh explains why.
Ask a Terrier: Budleigh Analyzes Therapy
Sure! Budleigh’s full of it!
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.”
Ask a Terrier: Hero or Hungry?
While Americans worry over the plight of affordable health care, their dogs are more anxious than they’ve been since the Great Bacon Rebellion of 1890.
Ask a Terrier: The Latest Dirt on Dog Germs
Like humans, canines have been known to bully their own species, although they rarely steal lunch money and never send harassing texts due to the absence of thumbs.
Ask a Terrier: Budleigh Offers Food for Thought
Ask a Terrier: Washing Machines of Mass Destruction
Ask a Terrier: The Veterinarian is In! Budleigh Offers Advice on Not Swallowing Pills.
Ask a Terrier: The Giant as Emoticon
Because of the chaos that comes with taking your dog to the store for a holiday present, instead consider giving him a gift card or, depending on the breed, cash.
Ask a Terrier: Can’t We All Just Get Along?
A poodle with a problem turns…lunging and barking…to Budleigh.
Ask a Terrier: Oh, Great…Another New Collar
In time for the holidays, Budleigh’s do’s and don’ts…mostly don’ts…on choosing the right dog collar.
To own a working dog can be appealing, especially for families that tend to wander aimlessly across the landscape in large, unmanageable herds.
Do all dogs go to Heaven? Budleigh has decided!
What is it with parents who are so obsessed with Halloween safety that they spoil the innocent joy of children eating candy corn, bobbing for apples and, of course, worshiping Satan?
Someday when your children are grown and gone and you’re living alone, probably without heat, open the kids’ old toy box where you’ll find sentimental treasures rich in family memories that maybe you can unload on Ebay.
The most important questions responsible parents can ask when they take their youngsters to a movie are, “Is this film appropriate for children?” and “Are the RAISINETS free when you buy a tub of popcorn?”