Ask a Terrier: Extolling Consoling
Budleigh’s gone through this, too. He offers advice, Canine to Giant, from personal experience.
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: Not a Black Hole Lot of Excitement for Dogs.
Dogs, not so much…
Budleigh explains why.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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: Washing Machines of Mass Destruction
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.
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.
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.