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.

Remembering Lassie

June 4 was the original Lassie’s birthday. Lassie is a fictional character who was featured in a short story that later became a full-length novel called Lassie Come Home. That was just one of many Lassie books to come.   The books led to movies, a radio show and a long running TV series. And, perhaps, the … Continue reading

A Pup-Lifting Day

A few weeks ago we posted the story of Friar Mustache who was adopted by a Franciscan monastery in Bolivia. (See A Pup-Lifting Story.) It was the brothers’ hope that other churches would open their doors to pets. Recently, Somerset Hills Lutheran Church in Basking Ridge, New Jersey did just that. On a sunny May … Continue reading

Sploot

  No, Leia is not pretending to be a flying squirrel. And though she’d like to, she can’t soar like Superman. What she is doing here is making herself comfortable with an all-out sploot. According to the Urban Dictionary, a sploot is when a corgi lays flat on its belly with his or her hips … Continue reading

A Pup-Lifting Story

As I was reading the on-line edition of BARK, I came across a story about a Franciscan monastery near the Andes in Cochabama, Bolivia. Among the many monks there, one stands out. He is under 2 feet tall. He probably weighs less than 40 pounds. And he is endowed with spectacular facial hair. When he … Continue reading

Just Fooling

It’s April, the month for fooling. And here’s our friend Figi. You’ll remember her from a previous post, “An Interview with a Champion”. Well, Fiji loves to fool around  in front of a camera and has agreed to share some photos from her extensive portfolio. “”I love dressing up. And, as you know, I love … Continue reading