Friday, February 23, 2018

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  
Filed under A Dogs Life

  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  
Filed under Dog Trivia

    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 […]

Valentines Trivia – Murphy’s Top Ten Trifles

January 27, 2011 by  
Filed under Dog Trivia

    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 […]

Dog Phrases|Popular Sayings, Every Dog Has It’s Day

November 23, 2009 by  
Filed under Dog Trivia

  I’ve been hearing a lot of sayings recently that people seems to use that have the word dog in them.  As a dog, (that’s me) I wanted to expand my edumacation so I put my nose to the grindstone; by the way don’t do that…. it hurts, and started searching for the meanings of […]

Murphy’s Top Ten Trifles Thanksgiving Edition

November 8, 2009 by  
Filed under Dog Trivia

Ah…..Thanksgiving!  America’s day to watch parades and football, and gather with the  family for the huge Thanksgiving feast!  And the star of that feast is of course the Stuffed Turkey!  We’d like to honor the big bird with a special trivial salute!  Pass me the drumstick…….yum!   Prairie dogs are not dogs. A prairie dog is a kind […]

Murphy’s Top Ten Trifles

July 15, 2009 by  
Filed under Dog Trivia

Before the enactment of the 1978 law that made it mandatory for dog owners in New York City to clean up after their pets, approximately 40 million pounds of dog excrement were deposited on the streets every year….(eeeewwww!) With the exception of the Chow Breed, every known dog has a pink tongue – the chow’s […]

Creation of Doggies on Board Logo

June 10, 2009 by  
Filed under Out & About

  When you see a logo do you ever wonder what sparked the idea to create that logo?  The idea for the doggies on board logo came about during a simple little trip to the pet store.  I often take car rides with Jamie.  My place in the car is – front seat riding shotgun!  […]