2 Dog Stories + 3 Good Ideas

This post includes a short story of a dog in Milan that uses the bus to go to and from the park; a service dog that not only helps his human, but another blind dog; and the 3 good ideas are: simple way to control water-bowl mess; DIY tic repellent; and 10 natural remedies to control ants.

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Now for the first good idea – why didn’t I think of this?!?

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What with everything that I’ve heard about lyme disease, using this simple formula could save pets and their humans a lot of problems:

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Okay, this last one is in Spanish, which I imagine some of you can read – in case you can not, I’ll provide a translation at the end:

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10 Remedies against Ants (note: the Spanish word for ants and termites is the same thing)

  1. a 50/50 solution of vinegar and water put into a sprayer.
  2. Ground cloves
  3. Lavender
  4. Paprika
  5. Hot Pepper
  6. Mint (there is a reason why I like using this around the foundation of my home + it smells good šŸ˜‰
  7. Ground Cinnamon
  8. Dried, Ground Parsley
  9. Cucumber Peel
  10. Oregano.
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Author: foguth

Though Jeanne began her career technical writing, her love of romantic-suspense, whether it be present, future or in an unknown galaxy inspired her to write the novels she wanted to find in bookstores. Since marrying, Jeanne and her husband have lived from the arctic to the tropics, as well as from yacht to off-grid mountain home. She loves using vivid colors and flowing shapes in her oil paintings as well as creating edible landscapes. At present, she is finishing writing the Chatterre Trilogy and working on a new episode for The Sea Purrtector Files. You can always find out what she is working on and/or contact her at: www.jeannefoguth.com.

7 thoughts on “2 Dog Stories + 3 Good Ideas”

    1. It is my hope that my tips help someone who needs them and my humor counterbalances all the negativity we see on a daily basis. Thank you for reblogging – I hope you have a wonderful week.

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