Tag Archives: a-dog cat

A Ghostly Paw Print

if you have been visiting.  this blog for a while, you will know that my name is gHosT (the dog).  i am the blog owners grand-dog.  it has been a while.   since I told you one of my stories. you might remember that I sometimes have a small problem.  with authority.  i’ve had a few […]
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A Ghost in Landscape Mode

A Special Report from our ‘Rover’ reporter, Ghost the Dog: hi peoplekind! this photo shows me thinking.   it might look like sleeping.   but you can see I have one eye open.   i do my best thinking.   when I’m in ‘landscape mode’.   what better place to stretch out.   than on a people couch! right now, […]
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And That Ended The Card Game

hi again.   my name is gHosT.   i’m this blogger’s daughter’s dog.   the last time i ‘blogged’.   i was back in puppy classes again.    i think they went rather well.   for my owners.   i wasn’t as impressed.   because apparently I am going to have to get used to.   ‘coming when I’m called’.   and […]
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Dog Quotations

A dog teaches a boy fidelity, perseverance, and to turn around three times before lying down. – Robert Benchley – A well-trained dog will make no attempt to share your lunch. He will just make you feel so guilty that you cannot enjoy it. – Helen Thomson – By and large, people who enjoy teaching […]
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Puppy Classes… Again

my name is gHosT.   i am this blogger’s grand-doggie.   grandpa car guy said… or maybe suggested… or even asked “shake a paw.!?” as near as I can recall.   i said “why? what do you seek in this engagement?” i may have said or done.   a few other things too… so I’m back in a […]
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Sticks and Car Shows

my name is gHosT.    i am this blogger’s grand-doggie.   i’m still a puppy.   a really big puppy. the two-leggers take me to car shows.   when we aren’t looking at cars.   they tie me to the bumper.   of their mustang.   then they give me a stick. i chew the stick.   while I think about […]
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A Satisfying Day at the ‘Gamma Dogs’ House

We recently became ‘Grandparents’ to a puppy, though the term ‘puppy’ seems odd for a dog that never was very small and is growing really quickly. Our daughter and her husband are taking their puppy, Ghost, to puppy classes and are making good progress in establishing themselves as the ‘Alpha Dogs’! This training is quickly […]
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Pets – The World According to Cats

Anybody can herd cattle, but holding together ten thousand half-wild shorthairs – well, that’s another thing altogether. – EDS Commercial – Cats are intended to teach us that not everything in nature has a purpose. – Garrison Keillor – Cats are rather delicate creatures and they are subject to a good many ailments, but I […]
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Pets – The World According to Dogs

Have you read ‘The Art of Racing in the Rain‘ by Garth Stein? Garth’s website explains the story: “Enzo knows he is different from other dogs: a philosopher with a nearly human soul (and an obsession with opposable thumbs), he has educated himself by watching television extensively, and by listening very closely to the words […]
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Fox Tracks in my Alberta Yard

Suburban foxes are not simply tame towards men. They are also damn supercilious. One pads amongst the azaleas in our garden at night, staring through the lounge windows to watch the News at Ten. – Richard Gordon – Tracks in the snow – an animal telling a story – if the photographer can figure out […]
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