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I Bark My Loyalty!
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I Bark My Loyalty!

Thoughts on life from a dog’s perspective. Today I came to the shocking conclusion humans have not read the human-dog agreement. I think you misunderstand the purpose of our barking and charging the front window while you are eating dinner. HUMANS! Here’s the deal: We protect and guard the property […]

One Stupid Rule
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One Stupid Rule

Let me preface by saying, I love my life. I get raw meat, yogurt, cookies, and all ends of bananas. I swim in a pool every summer day. And my humans spend most days at home. So indeed, I have it good. Nonetheless, I think one of the “house rules” […]

New Game
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New Game

While working The hopeful one asks Can you play with me? Eagerly wagging tail Favourite ball in her mouth It’s hard to resist her anticipation We play fetch for awhile But that’s not what she wants We play hide and seek with the ball But that’s boring today So we […]

The “Too Expensive” Cookie
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The “Too Expensive” Cookie

Thoughts on life from a dog’s perspective. I’m embarrassed to tell you this and only do so now to enlist your support. In my youth, I negotiated a less than favourable agreement for my evening cookie. I go out in the dark to the back of my property and stand […]

Meaning of “Favourite”
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Meaning of “Favourite”

Thoughts on life from a dog’s perspective. There seems to be much confusion around the meaning of favourite… The eminent Dr. Ballard, in his Comprehensive Canine Dictionary gives the following definition: favourite /’feıvәrıt; ‘feıvrıt/ adjective 1. A person or thing regarded with special preference or most liked at a particular […]