Tag Archives: dogs

My stories: Week ending March 13

14 Mar

Sometimes I write things for St. Louis Public Radio. Here’s what I wrote this week.

8 dogs supporting the Royals

22 Oct

The Kansas City Royals’ canine fans show off their team spirit before Game 2 of the World Series.

My two favorite #Royals fans are ready for game two.

A photo posted by Eric Wieberg (@ewieberg) on

Elf is reppin' for Team Dog, obviously! #dogsofig #adopt #royals #BeRoyalKC

A photo posted by Great Plains SPCA (@greatplainsspca) on


A video posted by Nisha's Nails (@nishanails) on

Let's go @kcroyals! Chubbs wants a win tonight! #worldseries #royals #kansascity #beroyal #takethecrown #missouripitbullrescue

A photo posted by Missouri Pitbull Rescue (@missouripitbullrescue) on

Let's Go Royals!!

A photo posted by Eddie "no Bones" Frenchie (@therealeddieshoe) on

Let sleeping dogs snore

19 Nov

I spent the weekend at my mother’s. Which means I spent two nights fighting two Rottweilers for space in a small bed. Lucky for me, Valerie and Missy like to snuggle (although not with each other). Unlucky for me, they’re each about 65 pounds of snoring, kicking, farting, spoiled dog.

It was nice to get back home — you know, where the 10-pound cat has been known to push me out of bed.

Dogs have been big news lately. President-elect Barack Obama has promised to get a dog for his daughters. And the puppy cam is insanely popular. Valerie and Missy are both pound hounds. (Ozzie, Molly and Pica just kind of showed up.) If you’re looking to adopt a dog (or cat — Bear’s from a shelter, too), check your local shelters first. They’ll have plenty of adorable mutts, several older pets looking for a little TLC and even some purebreds.