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Chicks and Ducks and Rabbits? Must Be Easter!

It wasn’t so long ago that this time of year brought hundreds of baby rabbits, chicks and ducks on the market, some of which had been dyed like Easter eggs, to be sold to those who would gift children for Easter.   While the practice is nowhere near as large as it used to be, … Continue reading

#Haiku Jammin’ with Ku- Call and Respond Jam!

Oh Dog! I am so excited! Today Ku- fellow Malamute and haiku author at the blog of Haiku By Ku- and I are sharing with you our Haiku Call and Respond Jam!  Ku’s haiku are in purple and mine are in blue. woo woo woo! Are you ready Ku? Malamutes unite To write Haiku together … Continue reading

A Poem by the Cats

MEOW! My name is June Buggie, and I have something to say. Us cats have gone out of our way to be accommodating to that big, overgrown wad of fur that you all think is so cute…. *gag*. But now he’s going entirely too far! You see, when Malachi had his annual check-up, the vet said … Continue reading

The Latest on Bubba Cat

Here’s the latest with Bubba. The three days he took Onsior, he did well.  Then several days later he was back to his old fearful self. Saturday morning he peed in the cat bed. Saturday night he peed in Jen’s bed. Uh oh! So Monday morning Jen called the vet and talked options. Bubba started the Adequan shots … Continue reading

Buffalo Foretell Volcanic Eruption at Yellowstone?

I tell ya, some people will believe anything! On March 20th, some yahoo posted a video on YouTube claiming it captured buffalo in Yellowstone Park “running for their lives!” Ten days later that 4.8 magnitude earthquake hit, and now the video has gone viral and all sorts of people now think there’s going to be a supervolcano … Continue reading

Treat Time!

Oh Dog! Happy Thursday! Now that all the fooling has passed, I thought I’d share with you two short little videos of me doing what I do best! woo woo! . . . Have a great day everybody!

Bubba’s Vet Visit

So yesterday Bubba spent the day at the vet.     His blood work and urine both looked good. Yay! So maybe it’s the stress of losing his best friend combined with increased arthritis pain. Anyway, he’s taking Cosequin, which is glucosamine and chondroitin. I also have a 3 day supply of Onsior, a post-operative pain … Continue reading

We’re Having Problems with Bubba Cat

So I’ve got this problem with Bubba Cat. Last night he pissed on my jeans. Again.   Let me back up to the beginning. A year ago, Bubba started spending all of his time in my bedroom. A couple of trips to the vet and I was told he has arthritis. So I set him … Continue reading

The Best News I Heard All Week!

This week’s good news comes to us from Medina, Ohio, located a half hour west of Akron. It’s legal to euthanize animals in gas chambers in Ohio, but Medina County voted recently to no longer use such inhumane methods. And when an anonymous donor agreed to make a $10,000 donation to the Medina Society for … Continue reading

A Poem for Spring!

Today is the first Friday of Spring. Yay! In celebration, I’ve written a poem. Enjoy! Today’s the first Friday of Spring. Ostara, fertility brings! So please “fix” Spot and Mittens, lest they have pups or kittens. Play it cool: spay and neuter’s the thing!

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Rumpy Dog

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All About Me!

Hi! My name is Rumpy, and I am an Alaskan Malamute. I used to live in Middle Tennessee, but now my family and I reside in southeast Alabama. I have this cool blog that I started in 2011. Here at rumpydog.com we talk about all things animal, with a focus on animal welfare and responsible animal companion guardianship. But we also like to throw in a heaping helping of cute! cute! cute! I mean, how could you look at me and not melt, right?

My story? Well, I was found on the side of a busy street. Jenny thought she would help me find my home, but nobody claimed me. So now I live with her. She's a pretty good ole' gal, but she is mighty stingy with the dog cookies. *sigh*

There are also some cats- they each have their own story. June Buggie is their chief spokesperson. He is 16 years old, crotchety, and not afraid to say what's on his mind.

All writings and photos are the copyright property of Jenny Threet (unless the writer is a guest blogger, in which case it is the property of that guest blogger) and may not be used without permission.

You can contact me at rumpydog@hotmail.com.

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