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.

Bless Your Avocado Pickin’ Heart

This is Bentley.  He’s a new dog in the family. Unlike our cockers who live in New Jersey, Bentley is a California boy. Bentley is a 4-year old fluffy, huggable mostly Maltese. He’s a very quiet boy that prances when he walks, and loves everybody he meets. Bentley has a backyard in southern California with … Continue reading

Just for Laughs

Why was the dog wearing a hard hat?             Its specialty was roofing.  (Woofing – get it?) *** Why are dogs such bad dancers? They have 2 left feet. ***            What do you call a wild dog that meditates?             An Aware Wolf. *** What do dogs do after they graduate from obedience school?             … Continue reading

First Dogs in the Dog House

It’s not always easy being first dog – the pet of a nation’s leader. One would hope that its behavior would be exemplary. But that’s not always the case. Pete, President Theodore Roosevelt’s Bull Terrier, was a notorious White House resident. Of all of his questionable behaviors, he chased a French ambassador down the hallway … Continue reading

Getting Along With Your New BFF

A lot of folks got dogs to keep them and their families company while being self-quarantined during the pandemic. If you are one of them, here are a few things to remember… GROWN-UPS RULE. Especially with puppies. A puppy’s behavior is often unpredictable and inconsistent CHILDREN AND DOGS SHOULD ALWAYS BE SUPERVISED. Especially during play … Continue reading


Poor Penelope. She’s been in lockdown with me during the pandemic. And we were running out of pills. Yes, Penelope is on a medication which she gets from a local drug store. Not wanting to name names (the chain begins with the letter C), I called in to have her pills delivered. Easy? No! Penelope … Continue reading