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

Striker Strikes Gold

On December 17, 2017, in Orlando, Florida, Grand Champion Silverhall Strike Force, known as Striker for short, triumphed over nearly 5000 dogs to win Best in Show in the American Kennel Club’s National Championship.  Striker is an ASCOB Cocker Spaniel.  Cockers show in three distinct groups:  All black, Parti-colored (multi colored like Penelope and Leia) … Continue reading

The Rumor and The Future

This is Rumor, a pure-bred German Shepherd.  Two years ago she was the “winning-est” dog in the U.S.A.  She entered the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show twice, and won Best in Show last year.  (See Rumor Has It on Mutts.) This is Future. She is also a pure-bred German Shepherd. Can you tell the difference … Continue reading

Bragging Rights – Me Too

Hi. This is Leia reporting in. Two years ago, The Morris Animal Inn announced in their e-newsletter that my pal, Penelope, was Pet of the Month. I told them that if she has what it takes, so do I. And, of course, they agreed.  Here’s what they said… “Four-year-old American Cocker Spaniel Leia is as sweet … Continue reading

Queen Kong

Most dogs like kongs.  And Nikki was no exception. Her favorite kong was stuffed with broken up dog biscuits and a dab of peanut butter. She discovered that if she flung it across the room, little pieces of treats would fall out.  So fling it she did. One day, while walking with her owner, Nikki … Continue reading

The Ornament Thief

It all started with an ear infection – something not uncommon to long spaniel ears. And it certainly wasn’t on Penelope’s Christmas list. I took her to see the vet and came back with a large vial of ear drops, which had to be taken twice a day throughout the holiday season. Penelope was not … Continue reading