Posts Tagged ‘ dog ’

Don’t Worry. He’s Vicious…

November 20, 2018
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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. At issue…

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Ask a Terrier: Dogs Are A Bargain! Except For The Money

September 14, 2018
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Budleigh the Terrier offers professional advice from a licensed dog. Dear Budleigh, I’m having a disagreement with my Cockapoo, Mighty, and I’m hoping you can straighten one of us out. Maybe both. According to a…

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Beloved Wolverine

July 13, 2018
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Our 7 year old daughter wanted a dog. Hey, we all did. The result was Cassie, an innocent little border collie puppy. But was the innocence a scam? She gnawed at the metal partitions in…

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A Quiet, Retiring Dog

May 10, 2018
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Retirement gifts for dogs, while heartfelt, can be impractical and even lead to neck strain.

How heart-warming when a professional dog can retire before she’s blown up. So many of us just settle for Medicare. After an eight-year career as a bomb-detecting dog at Chicago’s O’Hare and Midway airports, Lacy,…

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Dogs of a Feather

February 19, 2018
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Conflicting service animal guidelines and fluctuating baggage fees leave many dogs confused about their status.

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 provides extra lift. PILOT: “Passengers, assume brace…

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Net effect

January 18, 2018
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Dave JaffeWriter, columnist, former Chicago reporter, humorist Dave Jaffe has written for online, print, television, and radio. Creative, clever, witty – these are traits that kept Dave in detention for most of the eighth grade.…

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Happy ending to dog’s tale

July 1, 2017
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Our pet beagle eats his food fast—really fast. I wondered if we should do something about it. So my wife told a friend, the friend told another friend who was a veterinarian, and the veterinarian…

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Doggie DNA

May 2, 2017
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Sometimes you just have to know where you came from. But we don’t have the money for that, so instead we decided to find out where our dog came from. So Emily found a doggie…

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Bad Advice Friday, 4-28-17

April 29, 2017
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Oh my gosh. It’s Friday. So, I shall once more be dispensing bad advice As usual, the advice will stupendously bad. You know it will be so as I had overwritten the file with my…

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Bad Advice Friday, 4-14-17

April 14, 2017
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Today is once more Bad-Advice Friday. I shall be dispensing bad advice to all comers. The advice will stupendously bad. PD asks: How do I get the cat to emulate a dog? He never meows…

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