The Trades

We would have all liked to play baseball forever, but that just wasn’t possible. Eventually, a young dog needed to pick a skill or trade. Messenger dogs, or puddlers, were envied. Their lives were filled with travel and excitement. However, not everyone could do that either. Dogs were also bakers, butchers, farmers, gardeners, tanners, carpenters, […]

Triangle Club

Rivals with the Oval club, the Triangle club dogs were primarily butchers. Livestock of all kinds were kept around their clubhouse. They made pizza, as all the clubs did, but they were best known throughout the lands for their sausages, best described as lightly spiced Italian, but sweet like a Kielbasa. Their pizzas were probably […]

Selection

Pups weren’t sent to Barkingburgh without an invitation. Once there, they were selected by one of the eight baseball clubs for membership, and placed in that club’s Junior Pack. The selection process wasn’t straightforward. There were factors that made a pup’s eventual club predictable, but not always. If a pup was invited by a particular […]