Posts tagged: Dogs

Winged Cupid Painted Blind

“Love looks not with the eyes, but with the mind. And therefore is winged Cupid painted blind.”

I’m not entirely sure what Shakespeare meant by that line in A Midsummer Night’s Dream, but I always turn to the bard when smitten, as I was last night.

I was at Chadkirk Dog Training Club to take some photos for their website when our eyes met across the matted floor. And her name is Pati. Read more ›››

Dog Language

Our dog Jack has quite varied vocabulary to tell us his thoughts. There is the loud and rapid “woo-woo-woo” as he belts down the hall to tell us that there is someone at the door or that the paper/post/takeaway has arrived. Then there strangled yelp that says “I recognise that person who has just arrived and it means I going for a walk” and his pathetic whimper that means “can I have a bonio?” (He never says please.) Read more ›››

On the Carpet

I pass no comment that the RSPCA should find 244 dogs in a three bedroom cottage near Carnforth other than this. We have just two dogs and a house somewhat larger, but whenever we turn round, we forever risk tripping over one of the brutes. Alan and Rosalind Gregson must have spent their entire lives flat on the carpet. Read more ›››