Training: Sharp teeth don’t make you right.
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Budleigh the Terrier Speaks! More or Less…
Ask a Terrier: Paper Training
In this sacred holiday time of gift wrap, Budleigh reveals why it’s the Season of Paper Shredding.
Ask a Terrier: Don’t Hold the Phone!
Zoe the Poodle’s credo: “What’s yours is mine. And what’s mine is mine!”
But when it comes to stealing a cell phone, Budleigh must help a Giant make the call.
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.
A Quiet, Retiring Dog
How heart-warming when a professional dog can retire before she’s blown up. So many of us just settle for Medicare.
Bully for Budleigh!
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: The Veterinarian is In! Budleigh Offers Advice on Not Swallowing Pills.
Daisy has a drug problem. She won’t take them.
Workin’ Dog or Hardly Workin’?
To own a working dog can be appealing, especially for families that tend to wander aimlessly across the landscape in large, unmanageable herds.
Shoes and Socks – A Taste Test, Part 3: Positive Reinforcement or ‘They Made Me a Criminal!’
Dogs and shoes can live together in harmony provided both are willing to compromise. To reach an accord, dogs have to be trained to respect shoes, while shoes must agree to limit all provocative missile test launches over disputed borders.
Shoes and Socks – A Taste Test, Part 2: Socks
Any dog serving prison time for chewing shoes will eagerly admit that socks served as a gateway drug. And that he’s a Good Boy!
Budleigh steals socks. That isn’t his fault. We Giants failed him. As did society. And the apparel industry. He no longer chews them as he did during his house-pet-in-training probationary apprenticeship. Just, ya’ know, sort of steals them. For the kicks, man! The thrill! School is for squares, daddio!
Shoes and Socks: A Taste Test
Dogs use their teeth to explore the world much the way we use the Internet. A dog’s mouth and tongue serve as router and modem, while its excretory system works like Comcast.
Drawing a Line in the Sand in your Bed
In a perfect world, dogs don’t sleep on the bed. But we don’t live in a perfect world. We live in Budleigh’s.
A Night in the Box: Crate Training the Convict Dog
How different the rules for crate training a dog would be had the Constitution of the United States been signed by Thomas Jefferson’s hound, Monroe Doctrine.