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April 2011

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That electric city air

That electric city air

Django was a cab driver in Manhattan. He loved the night shift when all the bad dogs were roaming the streets, looking for some cat action after industrious days of hunting for bones buried by long dead dogs in Central Park. Especially in spring when the slogging darkness of winter had finally ended, and young [...]

The Onset of Spring

The Onset of Spring

Lately Finnegan was having trouble with everything.  Each morning when he awoke, it occurred to him that nothing had changed in his life for a long time.   He thought about Bill Murray in Groundhog Day.  He’d get up, go for a walk with his old friend Ed (a reclusive sculptor who also lived a groundhog [...]

The fox went out

The fox went out

Makiko enjoyed formal events.   After a long afternoon tailing a wild turkey through the trees until she was finally able to tackle it, wring its neck, and triumphantly carry it in her  strong  jaws  back to the den to share with the others over a well deserved bottle of South African Syrah, she donned [...]

Louie’s challenge

Louie’s challenge

Although Louie had a reputation of being a steady, patient therapist who had helped hundreds of dogs and cats recover from various kinds of emotional distress – everything from the trials of living with difficult human beings to adjusting to radio fences -  he met his match when Cyrus walked into his office and curled up on [...]

The Thinking Dog

The Thinking Dog

Forrest had always enjoyed thinking.  He thought about why things break, how steel is made, the lifestyle of ants and bees, why families were often so difficult, and how stupid he’d been when he lost his tail during the war.  If his lost tail crossed his mind, he had a hard time getting it out [...]

The Brown Pelican

The Brown Pelican

I love Pelicans.  The Brown Pelican was almost wiped out by DDT, but because the pesticide wasn’t used widely in Florida, there are now about 20,000 pelicans in the state.  Now, besides natural predators such as raccoons, their main enemy is human fishermen.  Hooks, lures and monofilament get caught in the bird’s pouches and wings.  [...]

A Studio Interview


In Anna Dibble's studio: Kimberly Wang of Eardog Productions
Studio shots, & Pepper, Radar and Theo

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