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Comment Spam: Go Ahead…..Make My Day!

April 5, 2012 by  
Filed under A Dogs Life

  In the movie, Dirty Harry states to the bank robber, “Go ahead, make my day,” meaning that if the robber attempts to harm his hostage in any way, Harry would be happy to dispatch the robber!  I know.…….your saying…… what does that have to do with comment spam?  Well sometimes it’s just fun to […]

People Who Look Like Their Dogs – The Resemblance Factor

March 16, 2012 by  
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  Do people  really look like the dogs they own?  Or do dogs take on the looks of their owners?  To answer that is way above my educational background, and frankly the research task it not something that I really want to sink my teeth into!  Believe it or not researchers have conducted various studies on this […]

Dog Idioms|Popular Dog Phrases, Barking Dogs Never Bite!

February 27, 2012 by  
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    A while back Murphy wrote a little ditty about Dog Idioms; phrases used by people.   According to Simple Wikipedia, “An idiom is a word or phrase which means something different from what it says – it is usually a metaphor. Idioms are common phrases or terms whose meaning is not real, but can be […]

More Dog Trivia : Murphy’s Top Ten Trifles

February 23, 2012 by  
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    Time for more of my Top Ten Trifles on Dog Trivia!  I’ve been searching the great dog library to bring you the the odd, the weird, and the funny trivial facts about dogs!        A dogs only sweat glands are between their paw pads.  (Do you know how hard it is […]

Why Do Dogs Hide Treats or Bury Bones?

March 14, 2011 by  
Filed under Mysterious Behavior

   Detective Murphy Murpherson seeks the answers to Riley’s weird behavior.   The other day I was helping Linda rearrange living room furniture and behind the couch was another hidden stash of Riley’s biscuit treats!  I have found his special treats in almost every room of the house, even in my own bed!  And it’s […]

Dogs and Toilets: Why Do Dogs Drink from Toilets

February 8, 2011 by  
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                      “Is drinking toilet water harmful?”         What is it about dogs and our love affair with drinking from the toilet?  Well as a connoisseur of the finer amenities that life has to offer, Le Porcelain Fountain is a natural source of fresh, cool, water. And since Perrier […]

Valentines Trivia – Murphy’s Top Ten Trifles

January 27, 2011 by  
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    With Valentine’s Day just around the corner I put my trusty nose to work and sniffed out some trivial trifles about this sweetheart day.  (and when Riley wasn’t lookin I put my paws around a few sweet trifles for myself…..Chocolate are my favorites!)     In the middle Ages, people believed that the […]

Eat Your Greens! Why Do Dogs Eat Grass?

November 1, 2010 by  
Filed under Mysterious Behavior

                                                                                                                                 My momma imparted great wisdom on me! “If you want to grow up big and strong”, she would say, “then eat your greens” !         Maybe that’s why I’m bigger than O’Riley or Murphy.  She also handed down medical advise……eat grass for a sour stomach and I’d feel […]

Mother’s Day – Because Moms Rock

May 6, 2010 by  
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    Mother’s day is fast approaching, our annual holiday that recognizes mothers, motherhood and maternal bonds.  People honor this day as a time to reflect and say thank you for all that Moms do.  For a different perspective we thought the Boys might give us a little insight as to their thoughts regarding their […]

Do Dogs Watch TV ?

March 15, 2010 by  
Filed under Mysterious Behavior

  A SURVEY BY THE AMERICAN KENNEL CLUB FOUND THAT HALF OF ALL DOG OWNERS REPORTED THEIR DOGS SHOWED SOME INTEREST IN TELEVISION WATCHING.         “Do dogs really watch TV? Some of the “experts” say we don’t, but many owners claim their dogs do really watch television. So who’s right?”     “Experts” […]

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