I don’t like the way us canines get stereotyped just because we look the same as a fellow dog who might have particular traits. The humans are lucky, they tend to have many more distinguishing features than us pooches. I’ve seen the Crime Stopper ads, where they put up a description of the perp – 6 foot tall, dark hair, moustache. It’s not an exact science but at least it helps narrow it down.
The Ronster Diaries
Sometimes, try as I might, I just can’t figure out what goes on in human’s brains. I love my humans. If I had the luxury of choosing my humans instead of them choosing me, I probably would have selected them too. But sometimes I feel like we aren’t equals, and that doesn’t seem fair.
Now this may come as something of a surprise after my last entry proclaiming that I love being an Aussie dog, so I'm just going to come out and say it - I don't like cricket. I'll give you all a moment to exhale that gasp you just took, and tell you my reasons.
I thought that with the unofficial long weekend of Australia Day having just ended, I'd take the time to talk about why I love being an Aussie. You see, my heritage is actually German and although I suspect I would very much enjoy their staples of bratwurst and pork knuckle, I'm very proud to be a through and through Aussie dog.
I can't believe it's been over a month since I last updated you all of my doggy happenings. So much to tell! Firstly, a big happy new year to everyone - although technically a new dog year starts for me every few 'human' months, and no one ever thinks to wish me well for it ... but in this case I shall be the bigger dog and wish you all a successful 2012.
I've noticed that I tend to update my stories after a weekend more than any other time of the week - but that's because so much more exciting stuff happens on weekends. This weekend just gone was my man human Michael's birthday, so as a treat Tanya organised a weekend away for all of us. From what I hear, it sometimes can be hard to find a place to stay when they want to include me in their plans, so I feel super lucky that I was able to go along.
I'm not sure about the rest of you, but I have had enough of the rain! I've heard all the humans being so happy that Summer is now officiallly here - but I have to be honest, as excited as I am about a bit of sunshine, I'm terrified of the heat. The humans say I don't cope very well in the warmth, but to that I would like to issue them a challenge to try and keep their cool while wearing a very tightly buttoned fur coat in direct sunlight. Any takers? No, I didn't think so.
I write this in a very weary state after such a busy weekend. My humans flew off to some place called Adelaide for a wedding, and I went to stay with my new Golden Retriever friends Daisy and Caesar. They have such a huge yard, for me it was like spending the weekend at the park.
If you're reading this, you've found the website that my owners have put together. I gave them the idea, really. Let me tell you a bit about myself. My name is Ron and I'm a Weimaraner. I turn 1 in a couple of weeks and have been living with my humans, Tanya and Michael, since I was 8 weeks old. I quite like it here - they take good care of me and we have a lot of fun. But they like to travel, the humans, and they started running out of people to look after me when they were away! That's what gave them the idea for this website - they thought maybe if I didn't mind sharing my yard with another human's dog sometimes, that maybe other human's dogs wouldn't mind sharing their yard with me when my humans are away. I'm quite excited about it all really. I love making new friends at the beach and the park, so now I'm looking forward to making new friends in their own home, and in my home!