In Loving Service. Always.

Living life by his personal code of love, loyalty and obedience , Tank (your writer and host) is a 24/7 sub exploring what it means to live life by the collar.


Told though photographs, musings, video and occasional fiction, "In Loving Service. Always" shares Tank's world of consummate service and his journey of personal growth.


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~My Companion Needs a Home~

For 6 years now, Gus has been my housemate and companion. With my move to San Francisco coming soon, I’m looking for a loving home that can take him in.

Gus is a 6 year old Boxer X Bull Arab. Highly affectionate in nature, he’s always wanting to be close-by, always feeling himself as one of the family. Always up to play, Gus is an goofy awkward and puppy in the body of a full-grown dog. I guess he takes up after his owner.

He is a fast learner and is quite clever, he has great problem solving skills and picks up on new instructions and games quickly. He is very loyal and is quite protective of his environment, acting as a guard dog. While he can quite guarded with other dogs and people, he warms up quickly after being introduced.

Gus needs a confident and assertive owner, one who’s not afraid to take control. Gus is a big dog, and can be quite strong, especially while playing tug-of-war. So it’s important that whoever takes him in is also fairly strong.

Gus needs a home with space to run around in. He is best suited to households without small children, cats or very small dogs. Medium to large sized dogs are fine.

If you would like to meet Gus, or know someone who would. Send me a message here. I am located in Melbourne, Australia.

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Master didn’t wanted his pups to be merely human, under his guidance all of his pups would surpass their human limits and become something greater. This was his gift to his pups. It was his pup’s gifts to him

Except of the next chapter of “The Growth Cream”

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  1. You are stronger than you realize.
  2. You are more cruel than you realize.
  3. The smallest words will break your heart.
  4. You will change. You’re not the same person you were three years ago. You’re not even the same person you were three minutes ago and that’s okay. Especially if you don’t like the person you were three minutes ago.
  5. People come and go. Some are cigarette breaks, others are forest fires.
  6. You won’t like your name until you hear someone say it in their sleep.
  7. You’ll forget your email password but ten years from now you’ll still remember the number of steps up to his flat.
  8. You don’t have to open the curtains if you don’t want to.
  9. Never stop yourself from texting someone. If you love them at 4 a.m., tell them. If you still love them at 9:30 a.m., tell them again.
  10. Make sure you have a safe place. Whether it’s the kitchen floor or the travel section of a bookshop, just make sure you have a safe place.
  11. You will be scared of all kinds of things— of spiders and clowns and eating alone— but your biggest fear will be that people will see you the way you see yourself.
  12. Sometimes, looking at someone will be like looking into the sun. Sometimes, someone will look at you like you are the sun. Wait for it.
  13. You will learn how to sleep alone, how to avoid the cold corners, but still fill a bed.
  14. Always be friends with broken people. They know how to survive.
  15. You can love someone and hate them, all at once. You can miss them so much you ache but still ignore your phone when they call.
  16. You are good at something, whether it’s making someone laugh or remembering their birthday. Don’t ever let anyone tell you that these things don’t matter.
  17. You will always be hungry for love. Always. Even when someone is asleep next to you you’ll envy the pillow touching their cheek and the sheet hiding their skin.
  18. Loneliness is nothing to do with how many people are around you but how many of them understand you.
  19. People say I love you all the time. Even when they say, ‘Why didn’t you call me back?’ or ‘He’s an asshole.’ Make sure you’re listening.
  20. You will be okay.
  21. You will be okay.

21 things my father never told me  (via lovebug)

So. amazing!

(via cornfedmusclepup)

(Source: ohthativy)

Reblogged from cornfedmusclepup

Subspace: Living Humbly and Making Choices (134 Days)

This pup believes that it is important for a pup to live a humble life. To live for the people who are important to him and to live for the experiences which accumulate in a fulfilling life. If a pup can have that, everything above that that is cream. I don’t think it takes much to keep a pup happy, just enough of the right sort of attention and always having something to strive for.

I bring this up because today marked the first day of work in anticipation of selling my house. I’ve been going through my house thoroughly sorting things into things to sell, things to give away, things to give to charity and things to dispose of. Already I’ve taken carloads of things charity, but understandably after 60 years of family history in this household there is a lot to go through, but this pup has been making significant progress.

The ultimate goal is to eventually get into a position where this pup owns little more than a suitcase full of essential items and clothes. Getting there is a bit of a game, figuring out the earliest something can be sold without living it being too much of an issue - after-all I still have to live in the house for a while longer.

This move comes with a number of financial and time constraints. Eating out and entertainment budget has been cut back to nil. Food budget will most likely take a major trimming down. Fortunately I’ll be cutting fat majorly over the next few months, so my calorie intake doesn’t need to be so high. I’ll need to get creative to get adequate protein. Protein powder is in Australia is expensive ($180 for a 10lbs bag every 21 days)… you could buy a lot of house-paint for the same figures. It feels awful to have to make these sorts of compromises - but small investments now can payoff well in the not too distant future.

Overall this process so far has been quite good. Closing off Jack’s time in Australia, opening the book on Tank’s life in San Francisco.

Pup looks into the mirror…

… and he sees himself without his collar. It makes him feel naked, exposed, vulnerable.

One day this pup will worthy of feeling that wonderful weight around his neck again

Welcome to America!

tartancorpse:

I just heard that brandedbulltank got his green card approved! This pup is excited to see his senpai, he’s a great pup to look up to! Hopefully I get to be a great pup like him someday! Once I see you tank I’m going in for a pounce hug!

Man I’m so excited! I feel like such a playful pup!

If I had a tail it would break from wagging so hard!

Calm yo tits and…umm… tail. Don’t hurt yourself. That is such an extraordinarily flattering thing to say. I look forward to meeting you too. 

Pup hugs are pretty rad, like being hugged by a big subby ginger grizzly bear, warmly dispensed after adequate permission from his dom has been given.

Reblogged from tartanpup
17/04/2014: I’m Coming Home.
(I’ve held off on posting this message hoping to create the perfect photo to go along with it, but I feel that this one encapsulates the message well.)
On September 15 2014 at 11:30AM, I became a permanent resident of the United States of America - allowing me the ability to live and work in the USA.
It’s taken 18 months to get this far, but the process really is only beginning. This visa comes with a catch, I have to take up my residency by September 7, otherwise it becomes void. This gives me 136 days to sell my house, save money, find work and accomodation.
Here is to one part this pup’s adventure closing, and another huge one opening.
San Francisco here I come!

17/04/2014: I’m Coming Home.

(I’ve held off on posting this message hoping to create the perfect photo to go along with it, but I feel that this one encapsulates the message well.)

On September 15 2014 at 11:30AM, I became a permanent resident of the United States of America - allowing me the ability to live and work in the USA.

It’s taken 18 months to get this far, but the process really is only beginning. This visa comes with a catch, I have to take up my residency by September 7, otherwise it becomes void. This gives me 136 days to sell my house, save money, find work and accomodation.

Here is to one part this pup’s adventure closing, and another huge one opening.

San Francisco here I come!

foxbear:

One Fuzzy Butt, Slightly Used

This weekend, fuzzbutt and I had a rope-and-whip session.  I tied him in blue rope in the spirit of UK’s basketball awesomeness—thigh to calf to wrist to opposite ankle, a single long rope for each side of the pattern.  Then, once he was all face down and more-or-less helpless, I stuffed a dirty jockstrap in his mouth and set about, very literally, whipping his ass.  Gingers tend to be hard to mark without very heavy thud impact, and fuzzbutt’s no exception, but his ass started to show stripes before we were done.  He took it all very well, considering how hard I had to hit him to raise those welts.

Fun times!

Gingers tend to be hard to mark without very heavy thud impact”

Reblogged from foxbear
Hah, you should have gone cosplaying Misty
Anonymous

I don’t think I have the midriff to pull that costume choice off.