I can’t have a puppy pool in my yard according to the rules. That’s disappointing, and downright heartbreaking when my hose-phobic dogs are both lying flat on their sides in the 97-degree shade, puffing like little locomotives. It’s too hot …

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What do you mean, it’s addictive? That’s what I say as I clutch my cup of extra strong tea and eat my piece of chocolate in the mornings.  Addictive? No. Addicted? Not me! Same goes for agility.  You know you’re …

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When I was away on a trip last year I stayed with a woman who rented a room to me.  She owned a black-and-white Boston Terrier named “Oreo”.  Although cute as a button, Oreo had a compulsive disorder that drove me crazy.  He was obsessed with fetching.  It …

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