Tag: beagle

Action Checking Out The Yard

Action – Something done so as to accomplish a purpose. Here’s my favorite beagle checking the perimeter of the yard.  He goes out regularly – every 15 minutes or so – to see if something changed.  You never know if that darn squirrel’s been out again!  It gives the beagle purpose as he takes action in…

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Pardon My Behavior – Again

Pardon (from Wiktionary) – Forgiveness for an offence. My beagle’s motto is that it is easier to ask forgiveness than permission.  This applies to every area of his life, from woo-wooing in the yard to the constant demands to be let in and out, and of course, expecting treats regardless of his behavior.  He does usually…

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Smiled At By The Dog

Smiled – Simple past tense and past participle of smile – a happy, facial expression. It’s always fun to look at my pictures when I’ve uploaded them and realize that the dog smiled at me.  He’s normally a content animal – this one though I think he was being petted and enjoying every minute of it. I…

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Owing a Treat for a Trick

Owing – To be under an obligation to give something back to someone or to perform some action for someone. The dogs – especially the beagle – seem to think that if they do a trick, oh let’s say SIT – I am now owing them a treat.  Note that the beagle’s fanny is not…

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Full Bellies, Happy Dogs

Full (from Wiktionary) – satisfied, especially in relation to eating. It’s time for the daily feeding frenzy!  It is also a perfect example of transference – the bowls are full and will soon be empty; the bellies are empty and will soon be full.  Yes, dog #3 is missing from this photo – he is food aggressive and gets…

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White Flag Held High

White Flag – The white flag is an internationally recognized protective sign of truce or ceasefire, and request for negotiation. . . The most common way of making a white flag is to obtain a pole and tie two corners of a sheet of cloth to the top of the pole and somewhere in the middle. …

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Waft

Waft is a term meaning to carry along gently as through the air. The term is commonly used to describe scents that have diffused in to other parts of a room, or to describe smoke as being seen moving through the air. Wafting may be used for everyday substances, to make sure they are fresh, or…

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