Monday, November 5, 2012

Just a little Mischief....

do NOT let your dog ride in your car this way
Sweet Lemon Drop came with me to Busch Pet Products on Saturday. I had her on my lap but this is how she rode most of the way - bad dog and mom.

Lemon did turn on the charm and mischief at the store with a very young boy (she was gentle but did put her front paws on him; he had a dog and wasn't scared) as well as several others. No adopters though.

Excuse me - I had to facilitate Walter's getting his spot on the couch...talk about mischief; he was bawling and that was all he wanted...:). 

Sunday afternoon, Peanut, tail wagging and moving like a young dog, among others went walking with three new volunteers; two were here last week and a young sister came along, too; she was instantly loved by all the small and medium dogs as she held and petted each one. Danny Quinn, my blue eyed Dachshund, went for a walk - well, a partial walk - he keeled over half way through and "had" to be carried back; little mischief maker.

I took this photo early last week before Seymour's injury. He didn't fall nor was he stepped on as far as I know; I saw his walking change and knew something wasn't right but didn't make the leap to IVDD till he really couldn't walk and pulled himself across the front room. Seymour is, I believe, the middle top dog - fuzzy, long hair.
Still hanging in there, eating a lot...will take a while for any change to show up.  I am very grateful to Jen of the Elka Almanac who shared an IVDD blog with me; it has tons of answers and questions for me to ask. As you can see, I rarely need a blanket anymore!

And here is Ava, adoptable Beagle, demonstrating our lovely new "Adopt Me" bandanas from Doggie-Duds, who donated several sizes to us. Ava is learning to like the crate because, ahem, she counter-surfs where I would not expect a small, 13" Beagle to be able to reach! Another mischief maker....uff da. We've had enough mischief this week to last a long time :)!

Ava as model - "Adopt Me"








11 comments:

  1. OMG, love your mosh pit. You will never get cold at night :-)

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  2. I love the mosh pit!! I would say I'm jealous but after just a couple nights with one dog...I think I'll stick to mostly sleeping alone!

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    1. Oh, and I hope Seymour recovers quickly!!

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  3. The mosh pit is amazing. Warm too I bet.

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  4. Lemon Drop is such a great name for such a sweetie. I hope it's not too long before she finds a home. I am sure she steals many hearts every where she goes.

    Love the mosh pit. :-) Is there anything more cozy than a pile of dogs?

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  5. What a happy pile of mischief makers! I hope adoptive homes manifest soon!

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  6. Looks like your dogs have it good. Why on earth would they want another home? ;)

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  7. It is funny that there are so many dogs in that picture that you don't know which one is Seymour. Anytime Chester limps a little I always worry it might be IVDD. Luckily, we have been spared but one of the Doxies I walk had to have back surgery a few months ago. He is still a little wobbly but able to keep up on our walks. Surgery doesn't work for all dogs though.

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  8. Oh no, that sounds pawful.

    At least there are lots of friends to cuddle and make Seymour feel better! *WAG WAG WAG*

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  9. Oh your fur blanket is just beautiful!! I'm glad to hear that Seymour is still hanging in there and he's eating. I love that picture of Lemon Drop! :)

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  10. Love the dog mosh pit! I don't know how you sleep with all of them on you.

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