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The Scene of the Crime!

This is the city. It’s not a perfect place, but it’s where several cats and a big fluffy dog make their home with a human named Jen.   As I was patrolling my beat, I came across the scene of a crime so heinous, I almost horked up a hairball. I asked myself: Who had … Continue reading

An #Animal By Any Other Name…..

I have found that the longer I write this blog, the more I tend to focus on one particular species of animal- humans.   If you stop looking at us as unique and see humans as just another kind of animal, it gives an entirely different view of the world. We are an invasive species that has … Continue reading

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

The Best News I Heard All Week!

Oh Dog! We’re FINALLY back with some good news to share!   Meow everybody! This week we’re headed to the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court for some good news. They have ruled that police in Massachusetts can enter a home without a warrant if animals are in distress. It seems in January of 2011 police received … 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

Dog Fighting in the News! #NDFAD

Today is National Dog Fighting Awareness Day! The ASPCA is asking us all to talk up the issue to make everyone aware of the cruelty of dog fighting and help find solutions that will end this barbaric practice. Yesterday I shared with you some facts about dog fighting. Today, here are three dogfighting-related stories in this … Continue reading

What Do You REALLY Know About Dog Fighting?

April 8 is National Dog Fighting Awareness Day. Designated by the ASPCA, the day is designed to educate us about what dog fighting is and how we can stop it. Here are some interesting facts about dog fighting: Dog fighting became popular in the US in the late 1800′s. Many police officers and firefighters were … 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

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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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