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Let’s Paws: Down in the mouth after teeth cleaning

You wouldn’t think getting teeth cleaned would be such a big deal. Unless you’re a 15-year-old dachshund named Ginger who hates to have her perfect world rocked in any way. We’ve tried to keep her mouth clean with various chew … Continue reading

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Let’s Paws: Happy Memorial Day

What says summer more than ice cream and baseball? Ginger the Spoiled kicks off the season by indulging in both. And a salute to my late, beloved dad, a World War II vet.  Along with those who served before and … Continue reading

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Let’s Paws: Happy Mother’s Day

I’m glad my peeps Mitch and Ginger the spoiled-rotten dachshund were there for me this Mother’s Day  — even if the latter still thought it was all about her and couldn’t emerge from Club Bed long enough to pay her … Continue reading

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Let’s Paws: The dogs (well, some of ’em) of Malibu

These far-from-pampered pooches live in the campgrounds and trailer parks of Malibu. Hardly the celebrity colony. But they seem happy enough with their doting owners. Another dachshund named Ginger! My Ginger away from my Ginger. Sweet.

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Last chance to go hog wild before ‘Biggest Loser’ boot camp

Even as I’m typing this, I’m savoring my last heart-attack brekkie (as they’d say in Australia) of matzo brei. Yes, I know it’s not even Passover yet, and we’ve noshed our way through several boxes of Yehuda matzo — the … Continue reading

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Let’s Paws: Manic Monday

Trying to avoid dealing with another Manic Monday as long as possible. As always, Ginger has the right idea.

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Those Westminster judges make me grrowl

As I’ve mentioned, Planet Lippstone is a No-Politics Zone. But I’m reminded of that adage about some folks voting for a president solely on whether the candidate would be fun to drink with. Which brings me to this week’s Westminster … Continue reading

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Let’s Paws: Happy Valentine’s Day

Ginger, our dachshund, getting ready to make very short work of these girly-girl cookie lips I got her as a Valentine’s treat. They were demolished before I could get in another shot. Tell ’em, Gin: Girls just wanna have fun. … Continue reading

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Let’s Paws: A disabled child’s best friend

Check out this story — and the video, which says far more than the words about how a service dog can transform a disabled child’s life. With few exceptions (and that’s just been my experience), dogs can teach humans in … Continue reading

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Let’s Paws: She’s the boss

Kind of a rough week here at Planet Lippstone. More on that in a bit. Meantime, meet Nina. We literally ran into her on the street in Lisbon, Portugal, Christmas Day 2011. It was hard not to. She was leading … Continue reading

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