Piece on Earth


Ask a Terrier: Mark of the Hallmark

Hallmark Christmas movies can prove binge-worthy, claims a reader.

Budleigh agrees. And he can binge with the best!

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Happy Father’s Day! Love, your Pack. (Reposting from the early days of Budleigh)

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Dogs vs. Holiday Meals: Fa-La-La-La-Laaa, La, Aach! Haauk! Blaarf!

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.


Independence Isn’t for Everyone (A classic repost while I take the day off.)


Ask a Terrier: Budleigh Reminds Vacationers, “Hey, Ya’ Got this Dog Here!”

“Hurrah, road trip!” cheers mixed-breed Hanover. “Where am I not going?”

Budleigh commiserates.

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Happy Father’s Day! Love, your pack.


Halloween and the Hound from…if Not Hell, then Nearby

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.


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.


Poisoning your Dog: A Thanksgiving Primer

With all the dangers to pets posed by ingesting turkey skin, chocolates, raisins, sweets, and other holiday fare, it’s a wonder that dogs celebrate Thanksgiving at all.