Welcome to Linda’s Blog House.

     Penelope, my partner in canine. and I are sniffing out what’s happening with mutts now. If you like funny stories about dogs and other woofs of wisdom, you’ve come to the right place.  Enjoy. Linda and Penelope.

Holiday Greetings. Or not.

With Covid19 restrictions this year, many homes are receiving “safe” visitors. And even if you feel enthusiastic about seeing “Aunt Mary”, your dog may not.   While social distancing is currently encouraged among humans, it should be practiced with the canine set as well. Here are some signs that indicate that you should maintain you … Continue reading

The Festival of San PUPpino

The summer of 2020 was very different than what we expected. Many vacations were cancelled. Mine among them. But that didn’t stop the pups from having a bellissimo day. The Morris Animal Inn hosted one of their special events, as only they know how. Italy Day — right here in Morristown, New Jersey. Mama Mia! … Continue reading

Dogs Playing Poker

We’ve all seen them — paintings of dogs playing poker. The most famous one, A Friend in Need, features a pair of bulldogs pitting up against card-shark hounds by slipping helpful cards under the table. It was created in 1950 as an advertisement for Las Vegas casinos by Cassius Marcellus Coolidge, who is probably the … Continue reading

Poodle Cuts

We’ve all seen them in dog shows. Poodles of all sizes — standard, miniature, and toy — prancing around in the ring. More often than not, at least one of them is a contender for Best in Show. And why not? Poodles are beautiful – and they know it. They’re super intelligent with personalities that … Continue reading

Out of the Mouths of Dogs

99.9% of dogs love food. Their motto is “Feed Me”. And once they’ve wolfed it down, it’s “Get More”. Here are some tidbits, true and untrue, that you may or may not know about dogs and food. True or False? A dog’s mouth is cleaner than a human’s FALSE.  According to dog expert Colin Harvey, … Continue reading