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Dog of the Day: Wiley the Tricolor Collie

When I think of a collie it’s always a tricolor collie. Lassie is to blame for that, I guess. Lassie, the dog with the name that meant ‘girl’, who played a boy dog on screen, but who was actually a … Continue reading

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Dog of the Day: Smiling Shiba Inu

I really think this guy could be the spokes-dog for some product or other. Maybe a tavern? “Eat at the sign of the Smiling Shiba Inu?” Or perhaps he’d prefer something a little more in line with his own interests… … Continue reading

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Dog of the Day: Coast Guard German Shorthaired Pointer

I recently ran across some ‘Dogs of the Coast Guard’, including this fine Coast Guard German shorthaired pointer. I certainly never knew that the Coast Guard had canine troops, but it seems that they do. In fact, I strongly suspect … Continue reading

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Dog of the Day: Mr Winston Augustus, the Magnificently Attired Poodle

Long-time readers probably sense my rather ambivalent attitude towards dog clothing. Sure, some of it is cute or funny, and sometimes (e.g. Italian greyhounds) it’s basically required if you don’t like hypothermia, but, well, most dogs look better without it. … Continue reading

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Dog of the Day: Liam the 11-Week-Old Golden Retriever Puppy

Who could possibly resist an 11-week-old golden retriever puppy? I ran into Liam at the Ferry Building during their farmer’s market,¬†the same day as Gus. Liam was completely exhausted, mostly by having to stop and play with every single person … Continue reading

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Double Dog Day: Boston Terrier Puppy And Pit Bull Puppy Playing

I ran across a Boston terrier puppy and a pit bull puppy playing ecstatically a couple weeks ago. They were going completely nuts, and everyone nearby¬†was just standing around watching and occasionally bursting into giggles. Of course it’s next to … Continue reading

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Dog of My Birthday: Gus the Great Pyrenees

Happy birthday to me, huh? Or, at least, if not exactly happy, at least… eventful. Perhaps I’ll tell you all about it someday. At the very least, Autumn and I went out to a rather nice dinner at a very … Continue reading

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Sunday Switchup: The Parrots of Telegraph Hill

The parrots of Telegraph Hill. (If you haven’t seen the movie, it’s awesome.) I never get tired of these guys, no matter how many times they wake me up at 5 AM (‘Squawk! Squawk squawk!’) while flying by (or perching … Continue reading

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Sunday Switchup: A Modest Marriage Proposal

So, yesterday I said I’d have a story for you, and here it is. On January 7th, someone contacted me on a web site I discovered recently called ‘TimeRepublik‘. It’s a way of basically trading your hours for other people’s: … Continue reading

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Dog of the Day: Fiona the Wheaten Terrier Puppy

I can’t even begin to imagine how I neglected to post Fiona. I ran into her almost a year ago, when she was just three and a half months old, and the softest thing in the entire state of California. … Continue reading

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