Tag Archives: Dogs

Don’t Give Me Those Puppy Dog Eyes

Nasty old lady parks her van at the far end of ALDI’s parking lot. She unloads her two large dogs, a couple of pit bull mix. Both are on a leash but, being as she is, old and tiny, she’s … Continue reading

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This Ain’t Europe

This morning a tall, lanky young black man came strolling down the street accompanied by a medium-size, non-discript black dog trotting around him. I was watching to see first, if it was indeed his and secondly to see if it … Continue reading

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‘Tis Better to be Pissed-Off than Pissed-On – Anonymous

The first indication of trouble was the discovery late last winter, after snow-melt, of a mysterious cluster of white-ish, crumbly, desiccated doggie biscuits left in a corner of our front yard. The second indication was a line of burned grass … Continue reading

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True Love

Once upon a time (this is a true story) I came home on 30-Day Leave from the Army. I went to visit and catch up with my friends in the old neighborhood. When I first arrived, a storm of some … Continue reading

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How to Housebreak a Puppy in One Easy Lesson

The puppy in question was just one of several dogs belonging to the U.S. Army’s 187th Aviation (Assault Helicopter) Company, Tay Ninh, Vietnam in 1969/70. I was a helicopter mechanic, assigned as a Cobra crew chief and thus a member … Continue reading

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