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. Advertisements

What Kind Of Dog Is This?

Is this an Australian shepherd?  Maybe a kelpie? Here are some hints: .  It has owl-like vision and can swivel its head about 180 degrees. .  It has rotating wrists so its paws can be used like hands. That makes them extremely efficient at catching prey, climbing trees, and yes, even opening doors. .  Instead … Continue reading

It Takes Two to Tuggle

Most kids and dogs love a game of tug of war. For dogs it’s a classic – almost like a game of fetch. Some dog experts say that from a pup’s point of view, it’s a way to show who’s top dog. Some say it imitates the primal instinct to grab and shake prey. Still others … Continue reading

Waxing PAWetic

While reading the latest newsletter from my friends at the Seeing Eye, I became aware that April is National Poetry month. The actual celebration was introduced in 1996 and organized by the Academy of American Poets as a way to increase awareness and appreciation of poetry in the United States. However, the Seeing Eye and … Continue reading

Family Reunion

Last autumn, when the hurricanes hit, St. Hubert’s Animal Welfare Center in Madison, New Jersey, was on the scene to lend the animals in the affected areas a helping hand. Puerto Rico was hit especially hard. Thousands of families were without homes and needed to relocate to the mainland immediately. Many had no way to … Continue reading

And the Oscar goes to …

Through the years, there has been a lot of controversy at the Oscar awards ceremony. And that includes last year, when the wrong movie was announced as the winner. But this should come as no big surprise. The Oscars actually began with a controversy back when the very first Academy Awards were held in 1929. … Continue reading