Paul, I remember your dogs have spent much in assistive care of those who need to pet a kind visiting animal..... just forget about me being a lawyer sometimes, it is one of those monikers best brought out to help the harmed. As for me, I love petting four leggers, ours turns and licks my wrist as I pet him. A little guy he is, and a cocka-poo, or a poodaniel....... I don;t know, he is just lovable.
Now as to the s c r e w i n g, I wonder how that word made it by the censor on your post.... anyway, years ago, when I was robust and "could do anything" I was building a red wood deck on the back of the house. My wife had taken our kidlets to her Mom's for a visit so I could at least get the joists on and the decking set. She called to ask how I was doing. I sat on the decking about half finished, exhausted, needing to stop for the day, and said "well, luv, I have ab out half of the decking on, tired as the dickens, and I have been s c r e w i n g all day," to which she erupted in uproarious laughter. She caught the pun, I was too tired, at first, then I was embarrassed. HAH!! You see, my construction projects are assembled with screws and they never let loose that way.
So much for a tail about the old Mark56.