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Ask a Terrier: Your Dog or Your Boyfriend. Is That Really a Question?

January 10, 2019
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Budleigh the Terrier offers professional advice from a licensed dog. Dear Budleigh, I came across your column while looking for advice about keeping New Year’s resolutions. So, are you a dog or what? If you…

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

December 19, 2018
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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. ENGLISH SHEEPDOG: “OK, everyone! Finish…

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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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Clamping Down on Glamping

October 21, 2018
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Have you heard of glamping? Apparently it means glam camping, which in turns means glamorous camping, which in turn means camping in luxury and style. This continued shortening of words and terms is the topic…

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Why Everyone Hates Your Dog, By Which I Mean My Dog

September 5, 2018
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Canines have lived in symbiotic harmony with humans for more than 30,000 years. Except in my neighborhood. GIANT 2: “Don’t let Budleigh pee there, Dave.” GIANT 1: “But it’s a hydrant. That’s a part of…

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Marketing Your Dog

August 8, 2018
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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. While such incidents…

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Keep Quiet and Let Me Do All the Growling

August 3, 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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Dogs: The Poop and The Passion

July 30, 2018
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When I saw the thing it just stunned me. I tripped on the sidewalk and fell into the immaculately manicured lawn it guarded. My mind whirled. “How had they captured the likeness of my little…

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Watch Your Step, Giants!

July 13, 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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Ask a Terrier: Budleigh Reminds Vacationers, “Hey, Ya’ Got this Dog Here!”

July 5, 2018
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Dear Budleigh, I’m really looking forward to a summer getaway, but am worried about Hanover, our mixed breed “guilt hound,” who can’t come with us. She was a shelter dog, so I worry about boarding…

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