BUG THE PUG

“Bug the Pug” Bug looks a little like a “pugilist” but that’s not where the Pug breed got its name. If that was your guess, you were close. The name “Pug” is Latin for “clenched fist” The Pug’s flat nose certainly would fit right in to that profile. For example: Pugs are called “Mops” in […]

DEGAS

BEHOLD! Here is an extraordinary photograph of “Degas” by Susan Schelling of Del Mar California from her newly published book “Dogs of Del Mar 2015 “THE WAY TO KNOW LIFE IS TO LOVE MANY THINGS” Vincent Van Gogh

“FOXY LITTLE GUY”

The fennec fox weighs about 1.5–3.5 lb (0.68–1.59 kg), with a body length of between 24–41 cm (9–16 in); it is around 20.3 cm (8 in) tall.[3] It is the smallest species of canid in the world.[ The coat is often a cream color and fluffy, which deflects heat during the day and keeps the […]

A LOT OF WORK?
COME SPOT COME!

The Dalmatian is thought to have come from Dalmatia, a province of Croatia.Commonly known as a firehouse mascot dog in the USA, the black-spotted Dalmatian has a natural affinity to horses. They became natural companions to them during the days of horse-drawn coaches and fire engines. The latter tradition remains to this day.DO YOU OR […]

COMPLAIN! COMPLAIN! COMPLAIN?

Why? Cal is sitting behind his computer and is complaining about the amount of work there is drawing and writing a cartoon. Lulu asks the rhetorical question: What are you complaining about? “It keeps you off the street” How many dogs do you know who are computer literate, much less, even have a computer? Does […]

DOG FOOD IN THE “GOOD OLD DAYS”

Cal and Lulu are reminiscing about the “good old days” when men were men, women we women, dogs were dogs, and gourmet food was Alpo and Purina Chow. Things have changed as they always do, as time goes by. But what the heck happened to the light bulb? Once a symbol of a “new idea” […]

WHO IS THIS WORRIER DOG ?

Fiona, is a 2-year-old “Red Dilute Brush Coat” Shar Pei, or Chinese Shar-Pei, is a breed of dog known for its distinctive features of deep wrinkles and a blue-black tongue. The breed comes from China. The name (沙皮, pinyin: shā pí; English name probably derived from British spelling of the Cantonese equivalent, sā pèih) translates […]