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Why do dogs eat grass?

I have an interesting article titled Why do dogs and cats eat grass? by Benjamin L. Hart which was published in the journal Veterinary Medicine (December 2008, 103, 12 pp648-649). The author did several small surveys of students and customers who were dog owners based on the assumption that plant eating is associated with illness or […]

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Poetry

A Dog on his Master

As young as I look, I am growing older faster than he, Seven to one is the ratio they tend to say. Whatever the number, I will pass him one day and take the lead the way I do on our walks in the woods. And if this ever manages to cross his mind, it […]

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Everyday Life

Vida

We said goodbye to Vida today. She was finding it hard to get around and had lost a lot of condition but it still is hard to put a dog to sleep. She was a good friend and always happy to see us. We got a kakabeak plant for her spot in the garden, she […]

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Simple, not easy

I was listening to Matthew Chapter 7 as I walked home this afternoon and noticed how simply Jesus taught. He did not make it complicated to understand how to be righteous – simply listen to what He said and put it into practise, simple! “Everyone then who hears these words of mine and does them […]

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Everyday Life

Fantastic birthday gift

This hand drawn picture of our two dogs was my wife’s birthday present to me this year.