Added by Marian & Murphie on December 15, 2010 at 12:30pm —
Although the rear windows of our Nissan Maxima can roll down only half-way, I learned today that's enough space for Murphie, who some people consider to be a large dog (she weighs almost 65 pounds) to escape. While I was parked for a few minutes in front of a friend's house, Murphie was able to leap out over the half-open rear window & run toward me! Fortunately we were not in a dangerous situation, such as a busy parking lot, but from now on I'll be sure to pay more attention to those rear… Continue
Added by Marian & Murphie on November 17, 2010 at 12:27am —
Murphie likes to chase cats . . . but while out on our walk this weekend, she attempted to chase a black cat, and the cat arched its back (like a Halloween Cat) and turned around & chased HER. As is her custom when she's wary or frightened, Murphie beat feet away from that scary feline! Yikes! But she was curious, just the same, and kept looking back.
Added by Marian & Murphie on October 25, 2010 at 6:44pm —
"Through a Dog's Eyes", by Jennifer Arnold (who raises dogs to be canine companions). This is a wonderful book that helped me better understand my own dog. Dogs should always be treated with kindness and respect, according to the author. http://www.amazon.com/Through-Dogs-Eyes-Jennifer-Arnold/dp/1400068886
Added by Marian & Murphie on October 1, 2010 at 3:29pm —