Location: Shopping centre car park Protagonist: A Mother Curlew Supporting cast: Miniature Schnauzer Dog and Owners Action: Curlew repeatedly confronts the Mini Schnauzer, screaming and batting its fully-spread wings. The Dog owners think this is mildly amusing. The Schnauzer is one minute brave, the next hesitant. The Bird follows the Schnauzer in a threatening manner,… Continue reading Only in Australia – Mini Schnauzer Dog versus Curlew Bird
Magpies – Fact or Fiction?
People also ask if magpies recognize humans? A key reason why friendships with magpies are possible is that we now know that magpies are able to recognize and remember individual human faces for many years. They can learn which nearby humans do not constitute a risk. They will remember someone who was good to them;… Continue reading Magpies – Fact or Fiction?
April Fool Ghost
"So I woke up and my beautiful Schnauzer pup is laying on the back patio covered in dirt with a rabbit in his mouth. The rabbit's not bloody, just dirty. My neighbor's kids raise blue ribbon rabbits. I instantly knew it was one of theirs. 😢 I took the rabbit away from my dog, rushed… Continue reading April Fool Ghost
Kangaroos Hopping Down the Street
I never thought I'd be confirming an urban myth - that kangaroos hop down Australian streets. Australia's a first world country, (with a few exceptions), with over 22 million occupants, clustered in a few sprawling metropolises hugging the east coast. Noone still believes kangaroos hop along our city streets, do they? It seems I was… Continue reading Kangaroos Hopping Down the Street
Dogs with High Intelligence
Many people claim their animals understand them: both the words they speak to their dogs and their meaning. It is claimed that Schnauzer Dogs are so intelligent, they may have a vocabulary of over 50 words! However softly I say to the Moth, "Shall we go for a walk now?" - the Schnauzers will hear… Continue reading Dogs with High Intelligence
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