Category Archives: a very naughty dog

minutiae, or a day in the life of a dog 2

    A post should appear every Sunday   Sunday March 26th 2023   I don’t know for certain how Isis discerns that preparations for her walk have begun. She recognises most of my routines: the smell of coffee in … Continue reading

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Chester’s corner revisited

    A post should appear every Sunday   Sunday February 19th 2023   Yes, it is clear that Isis is very partial to freshly fried mince. In fact, she’d rather like to be served the mince unaccompanied by kibble, … Continue reading

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you needn’t think I’m eating that!

    A post should appear every Sunday.   Sunday 6th November 2022   Isis swishes past me as she leaves the kitchen and stalks into the hall. When I check her dish, I observe that the food is untouched. … Continue reading

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dining out and an afternoon in the woods

    A post should appear every Sunday.   Sunday¬† September 4th 2022   I drop a harness off at Y’s. She invites me in for coffee, but Isis hasn’t had her tea yet, so I decline. “She can have … Continue reading

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out with the old and in with the new – or is it? Part 3

    A post should appear each Sunday! Sunday February 13th 2022   Isis is a very good little dog. She never destroys things when she is alone, unless I’ve carelessly left a cardboard envelope, folder or box within easy … Continue reading

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haven’t you punished Human enough?

    A post should appear each Sunday!   Sunday October 31st 2021   Unquestionably, it was a bad idea to subject Isis to a veterinary health check, for her payback does not end with the unsavoury happenings recounted in … Continue reading

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we’re coming round

    A post should appear each Sunday!   Sunday September 12th 2021   I ring Fivelands as soon as the practice opens on Friday, and when I explain poor Isis’s predicament, we are offered an appointment at 2.30 that … Continue reading

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how could you, Isis?

  A post should appear each Sunday!   Sunday August 29th 2021   You have to smile: On Friday, Y and her dog Blitzi visit for a coffee in the garden. Although he is strong and heavier than Isis, and … Continue reading

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excuse me, but …….

    Posting day: Sunday, and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday December 13th 2020 (I think)         I hope you don’t bother looking at the dates on my posts. If you do, I hope … Continue reading

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seven days: day 3

    Posting day: Sunday, and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Monday September 7th 2020   If only she could speak ………………………………………………. Oh no. Not again. Are you really going to trog through five more days? That is … Continue reading

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