Tag Archives: the dog who couldn’t stop loving

Leaving New Zealand

If you go to this site: http://www.54peacockstreet.co.nz you will see our house. We are leaving New Zealand after 13 years. We have just put up our house for sale. I thought some of my friends on Facebook and Twitter would … Continue reading

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Vegetarian because of the dog?

Did you know that people who live with dogs are more likely to be vegetarian than the average person? No? Well, truth be told, I made that up. But the reason I made it up is because it seems to … Continue reading

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Dogs and Language

Homo homini lupus is Latin for “man is a wolf to man.”  What is this supposed to mean?  Presumably that wolves kill each other exactly as do men.  Or that wolves kill humans as humans kill humans.  But wolves kill … Continue reading

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Do we really know anything about intelligence in dogs or humans?

Yesterday I visited a friend whose backyard garden always enchants me: there are doves flying free who come back to their dovecote in the giant Pohutakawa tree; she has two ultra-tame chickens running free (there are no native mammals in … Continue reading

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