The Primo Defender

Duff here. Uncle Horace was on My Gentle Birth Mom’s side of the family Tree. He was Precious and easy Going at times, often bounding about with Energy to Burn. Being an expert of Cuteness, He could Charm the Daylights out of People. He would beg with the Best of Them, and grew Plump in…

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Time to Spring Clean!

Springtime has come early this year. You can feel Mother Nature shifting and changing beneath your feet. The songbirds came back early, and you just heard geese honking this morning. Little green shoots are coming up and buds are forming on the trees. You know what that means, don’t you? Time to spring clean! But…

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P-Mail Connections

Duff here. I like to get Mail from Others. Some send Me actual Greeting Cards. Can You imagine How excited I am to receive Them? Very! Mom reads Their verses to Me in Gentle Tones and I know I am Loved. A few years back, a Lady called in Tears. We had sent Her a…

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Easter Egg Hunts

Easter Egg Hunts: proof your child can find things when they really want to. —Betsy Farrrell Duff here. Easter is a special time. A Holy Time of the Year. And I revere All it means. Mom has told Me Chocolate bunnies and eggs have filled the stores. She even saw a Little Mermaid Easter basket.…

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Attention, Please!

Duff here. Uncle Harry and Aunt Matilda both have Good Manners. They wait until Their Meal is placed in front of Them, and They are told it’s Okay to begin to Munch. They come when Their Master commands. Unlike Me, They play fetch remarkably well, and Bring the Ball back where the Game started. My…

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Ah, Shampoo

Accidentally used the dog’s shampoo but now I’m feeling like a good (girl.) —thebuttoncrew Duff here. I thoroughly enjoy My Bath. Mom gives Me one every Sunday, and I have such Fun. She lathers Me up, and We play with the Suds. Then (predictably!) I shake all over as We Canines do. Soap flies everywhere,…

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Flow Restored

Duff here. As You may remember, I was under the Weather last week. Somehow My Gastrointestinal Tract was not functioning properly. (Have You ever had that Issue? Oh My!) Coming in and then back outside . . . a lot. We had a few Mishaps. Not really living unstuck. Mom was concerned and Googled the…

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