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Groundhog Day!

In true sporting Whippet fashion, Zoom claimed our new house as a hunting ground. He is most proud of his first catch, a female groundhog. These creatures don’t live anywhere else we have lived (prior to coming to Ohio), so he had never seen one before. 50 more words

Fast Cloud and Stupid Stick

4.30pm, laptop off, boots off, car keys out, now where did I leave my soul. Down to White Bear, my Nissan Quashqai, and we’re off. Now is the danger time, I need to get home before the lazy half persuades my virtuous half that a run can wait. 647 more words


Wonderful Woofers by Samantha Barnes

Let’s be honest if you were recuperating after breaking your arm, drawing would not be the first thing most of us would think to do to alleviate the boredom.  665 more words

Dog Art

To Take An Old Hound Out Again

To take an old hound out again
Is to see him light up from within
I watch him quiver with familiar delight
As open fields meet new daylight… 158 more words


The New Whippet Breed Standard!

Here’s a gem I wrote in high school in the 1990s, inspired by my beloved Rigby.

The “New” Whippet Breed Standard

General Appearance: An animal of extreme grace, unless running anywhere near something expensive. 319 more words