Tag Archives: Dogs

Wolfish Savoring

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Kavi There is the interesting phrase “wolfing your food down” which is quite appropriate. Wolves gulp their food down in huge chunks and are able to swallow even a whole large chicken in one amazing bite. A totally “National Geographic” … Continue reading

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Giant Pika Puppy

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Giant Puppy Pika Peeking In Yesterday was the first snow Pika has seen. She is now as large as Hagrid the Half Giant dog who guarded our mountain for years. He was the same size as her at the same … Continue reading

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Sky Screamer

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Perhaps a Red Tailed Hawk Please excuse the poor photo – the subject was not cooperating. This is, I think, a red tailed hawk, one who has been hang around in the tops of the trees in the central part … Continue reading

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Hospice and Altruism

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Near Earth Experience Today Ben and I just moved a pig out of Hospice and back to the north field with the northern herd. Sometimes something goes wrong with a pig and it needs extra attention, thus the intensive care … Continue reading

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Fortune Telling on TV

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Pile of Knuckle Bone Dice The pile of knuckle bone dice above were shipped to a TV studio for use in an upcoming series that will feature a failed magician turned fortune teller. These bones from pastured pigs who lived … Continue reading

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Pup-Pup Arrival

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Pup-Pup and Hanno at Upper Pond Picnic Area Today I got a new puppy! This has been in the works for a long time. I wanted to get a new female to join our pack as a breeder to keep … Continue reading

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Dogs, Long Sentences & Altruism

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Katya Reading Local Newspaper The dogs generally don’t string more than two words together but occasionally they’ll go further. Katya and Remus tend to be at the vanguard of complexity. This afternoon Katya used a mix of sign and vocals … Continue reading

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War Pigs

Put your cursor over the picture… Someone saw a picture of Archimedes opening his mouth and then on a discussion group about war theory asked why not war pigs? That generated some interesting comments which my spiders picked up and … Continue reading

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Dog Names

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Kavi on Snow Dogs use names. They know their own name. They know each other’s names as I use them and they have names for each other that are used by all of the pack. They even have a name … Continue reading

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Alien Communications

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Katya Thinking Peanut’s Snoopy is cute, quirky and highly intelligent. But he’s just a cartoon. Or is he? Much of what he does I’ve seen dogs do. They think about things, they dance, they care, they have opinions, they communicate.

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