Letters from the Front Line:Paddyannie: Since it was my comment, I guess I should start trying the concise thing first. Warning, I’m not in the habit of being concise either, do try to improve on my attempts. After reading John’s comment, without...Paddyannie: Danielle, your comment gave me an idea. What would happen if each of us tried to reduce John and Chris’s comments to one tweet per comment? Someone once told about how all the students in a class each made a 3 minute...Jane Howarth: I found him saying, “A show dog can do anything your dogs can do – and one thing more”, sounded so far up his own arse, that the gentleman I presume must wear a mining lamp on his head. John Frazier your...Anton: Jack Russell types.Anton: Goodness me I kiss my dogs all the time, usually on the side of the neck after a hug. The smallest types I have to hoist into the air and cradle in my neck to blow raspberries on their tummy. So far I only get good reactions or...Paddyannie: The dogs in the photo look similar to each other, and it looks like a breeder’s set up, but I don’t recognize the breed. Anyone have a guess?Anton: It’s facinating.Paddyannie: Did a mountain lion hump their mother? Cat-like stalking! Seriously creepy! They are literally creeping along, stalking. Sheep aren’t the only ones who’d back away from them – I would too – and i know...Christopher: That’s great, Nik! I don’t think you’ll see anywhere in my article the claim that every single Dalmatian is going to come down with an infection from stones. And your dogs could very well have stones...Nik: Guys, I have adopted two dalmatians from shelters. One was found on the street with a broken leg and the other was given up by his owner. One is 12 years old the other is two. The 12 year old has had ONE urinary tract...Paddyannie: Actually, when I think about it more, it is a turning point. Not a 360, but a deviation from the usual BS. Obvious still mostly BS, but with a new, less offensive, whiff about it. The usual blah blah is still there, but now...
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