It’s a sign

My bipeds quite often communicate with me by gestures. Other people don’t usually notice it’s happening, but those that do notice seem to be surprised. Our sign language is less complicated than the official sign language for bipeds. From Wikimedia Commons. I think it could be fun watching my bipeds…

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Not the dog for everyone

It’s still so hot that the lizards need to cool off in the shade, so take care! This lizard was lurking on the windowsill on the shady side of the house yesterday. We’ve been having very loud thunderstorms almost every evening. I hear that my friends in England are getting…

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To bark, or not to bark, that is the question

This is a Frequently Barked Question. FBQ: How do I stop my Pyrenean Mountain Dog from barking? Clowie: All dogs bark and there can be lots of different reasons for barking. The most common reasons are anxiety, boredom, excitement, or a perceived threat. Everyone has their own ideas about how…

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The Bionic Quadruped Returns

Those of you who have known me for a while will remember that the Borg from Star Trek tried to assimilate my male biped and turned him into The Bionic Quadruped. I tried to make him take some exercise by moving the remote control out of reach and by licking…

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A (more than) Fair Exchange Is No Robbery

I encouraged my bipeds to trade from a very early age. This began as treats for sitting and for walking on the lead. Any chance to get more treats is a good thing! As a puppy, I usually only had one or two toys available to me at a time.…

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