Well, the little dude made it. My wife dropped him off to the vet early. She had to give him a nudge on the keyster to get in the building. He's only been to the vet three times or so, all for puppy checks. But for some reason, he's not a fan of it now. … Continue reading Jasper Update
“When someone gives you free food and a place to stay, even if they do it out of kindness as I’m doing right now, sooner or later they’ll cut your balls off. Remember that.”Adaptive Curmudgeon As this hits the interwebs, our boy Jasper will be on his way for a date with destiny. The boy … Continue reading Today’s the Day
It's the day after Christmas, and what is it? The puppy's been digging in the compost and he smells like shit. He's jumped in my lap, incurring my wrath, "Fuck me" I said, "You stink, you'll need a bath!" Don't know what he's eaten, but it's on his breath. It smells fermented, it smells like … Continue reading The Day After Christmas
Training animals can be a challenge. For most of my life, we've had cats. And for the most part, they've behaved. It helps to understand how they think, something that comes naturally to me, for whatever reason. If I'm at someone's house and they have a cat, in no time said cat will be ensconced … Continue reading SScat…Dammit!
A friend of mine's dogs had puppies. The dad is a full blood black lab named Repo Jr. (He owns a used car dealership). Repo senior having gotten old and passed away. The mother is a shepherd/huskie mix. She looks like a bright white German shepherd with blue eyes and is probably one of the … Continue reading Choose your Destructor…Part 3
All the trouble in the world these days makes me spend more time with my dogs. During Cancer therapy, I could do little but sit in front of a computer or a TV. Watched a lot of home improvement shows. To this day I get flashbacks if I'm in a public space somewhere and the … Continue reading Choose your Destructor…Part 2
I have good days and bad days. Maybe a better way to say it is that some days I'm off my game. It used to frustrate me and make me angry, but then I found the signs of impending doom, and head them off at the pass. I learned this finishing drywall, of all things. … Continue reading I’m having a bad, bad day…
Now that we don't have kids at home, we have dogs. These are the first ones we've owned. While the kids were growing up, my thinking was I didn't need yet another being to clean up after. Especially after our kids were potty trained. That and the recollection of the dogs my family had growing … Continue reading Knock it off, you aren’t the Dog Whisperer