Hank the Cowdog takes stories of West Texas Panhandle to books on tape - Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Wednesday, April 29, 2009

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First Published: Sunday, September 30, 2001


    "It's probably not nice to laugh at a dog, especially one who takes his work as seriously as Hank the Cowdog, head of ranch security at a big spread in the West Texas Panhandle.

    But sometimes you just can't help it.

    How else can you respond to a dog who decides to try to disable a cattle trailer with "chemical warfare" — by lifting his leg on all 18 wheels — and then runs out of ammo?

    Or a dog who delivers such snippets of wisdom as "he who can't control himself has no self-control" with all the gravity and self-importance of a TV evangelist?

    Hank got his start in the literary world when he was unfairly accused of killing chickens and ran off to be an outlaw with the coyotes..." [continued: http://lubbockonline.com/stories/093001/ent_0930010038.shtml]