Tagged with dogs

The Price of Love

Recently, I read about Big Splash, the world’s most expensive dog. Big Splash is a Tibetan Mastiff, a rare breed of dog that sold for $1.5 million!  According to the article, the proud new owner of the 180 pound and still-growing pup, was reported to be a coal baron from northern China. Spending mega bucks … Continue reading

Blop

In a recent “Mutts” we discovered the sploot. Well, now it’s time to check out the blop. Blop: actually pronounced blap in the dog’s dictionary means to… Stick out one’s tongue just a tiny bit. Informal to convey one’s disregard for the rules. Here are some examples of dogs giving you’re a bit of sass. … Continue reading

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

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