Ask a Terrier: Wake Up and Smell the COVID!

Are you a working dog if it’s just your nose?

Budleigh examines how Canines are helping fight the coronavirus.

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Ask a Terrier: Unmasking the Mask

If you click your heels together three times and wish very hard, do you still need to wear a face mask?

Budleigh explains why, to wear a face mask you have to use your head.

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Ask a Terrier: Zooming Isn’t Like Running

A new humor column during troubling times.

So, up yours, Covid!

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Ask a Terrier: Sheltering Outside the Shelter

How’s the dog food holding up?

Canine worries in our pandemic times.

Budleigh calms.

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Ask a Terrier: How the Dogs Are Voting

It’s more than a right. It’s a duty.

Oh, and there’s treats!

Budleigh explains voting.

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Ask a Terrier: Budleigh Addresses a Royal Pain

Although a staunch defender of the working class…as well as the herding, non-sporting, and toy groups…Budleigh sympathizes with the plight of Royals.

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Ask a Terrier: It’s In the Bag!

Fashion forward or fashion ferocious?

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!)

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Ask a Terrier: Semper Canis!

The U.S. Postal Service has released a new stamp honoring military working dogs.

But are they “Terrier Strong” wonders Budleigh.

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Budleigh vs Godzilla vs Chance


Ask a Terrier: Talkin’ TED

Have you taught your dog to speak?

Then she’s ready to give a TED Talk!

Budleigh explains.

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An Objection to Dog Park Ejection

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.

Startling images of a massive black hole have captivated Giants worldwide.

Dogs, not so much…

Budleigh explains why.

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Ask a Terrier: What’s Bugging Budleigh?

Budleigh introduces us to…THEM!

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Ask a Terrier: Budleigh Goes All Scatolog-ICK-al!

“We are what we poop!” goes the old adage.

Well, among dogs, explains Budleigh.

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Ask a Terrier: Your Dog or Your Boyfriend. Is That Really a Question?

If he doesn’t get along with your dog, just how Significant is your Other?

Budleigh offers relationship advice.

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Ask A Terrier: Does Anybody Really Know What Time It Is?

To help a confused Cocker Spaniel, Budleigh explains the Nature of Time.

And din-dins!

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Don’t Worry. He’s Vicious…

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: Destroy All Monsters!

Hideous creatures lurk in Poolie’s backyard. Are they dangerous?

No, advises Budleigh. They’re delicious!

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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.


DACA Dogs


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.”


Ask a Terrier: Hero or Hungry?

Golden Retriever saves helpless fawn. Budleigh asks, “Why?”

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For Dogs, A Giant Health Care Problem

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.


Last-minute gifts for the dog who has – or chews – everything.

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: Oh, Great…Another New Collar

ask-a-terrier-main-pic-w-bookshelfIn time for the holidays, Budleigh’s do’s and don’ts…mostly don’ts…on choosing the right dog collar.

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