Monday, February 14, 2011

For the Love of A Dog

Today is a day to talk about love.

Don’t get me wrong, I love my family so much and we did a really great job of expressing our feelings to each other, without spending a lot of money, for Valentine’s Day.

But I thought I would change it up a little and talk about my love for my dog.

I truly love this dog.  But she looks guilty for a reason.

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She has had a rough couple of weeks. 

First, the snow is so crazy thick out there she can’t run like she usually does. 

And, I was a bad dog Mom and got her late to the groomer.  As a result, she was all matted and how to be shaved down.  I think she gets embarrassed.

She gets really stirred up when this happens and the result is that she drives me crazy.

When I go to the sink, oh look, Bailey is there.

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When I go up the stairs, guess who runs past me and then waits on the landing.  Are you coming Mom?

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When I sit in the chair to work on my laptop, she decides the best spot is ON my foot.

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When my husband and I sit down in front of the fire to get a little down time, she is there first checking it out for us.

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And when we actually sit down, she is right there in between us.

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When we went to church on Saturday night, we came home to this.

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This was her bed.  It is now in a trash bag.

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And now, she paces back and forth in our room all night, keeping me up, presumably looking for her bed.

Ah, all for the love of a dog.

5 comments:

Laura at Ms. Smartie Pants said...

You gotta love them don't ya? Did you see the post the other day on a blog where a lady was trying to figure out how to repair her coffee table because her dog had chewed it up. Yes this weather makes them a little stir crazy! What kind of dog is she? A labradoodle? Very cute!

Simone @ Doberman's by the Sea said...

What a cute dog. I think she needs a lot of exercise or other stimulation-that should take care of the chewing and pacing.

michelle said...

She is really cute though! :) I have one of those too, can't even go to the bathroom (sorry TMI) but there he is, always! Hopefully she calms down a bit and her haircut is really pretty, you can tell her I said so, maybe that will help! ;)

Andrea said...

Very sweet! Too funny what she did to her bed. I'm dog sitting another pooch right now, who's on a seek and destroy mission for the feathery cat toys around the house. Needless to say, there's feathers everywhere!

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What a sweet pup! Yes - I understand. We have a new member of ou family - a 5 month old golden retriever puppy. We have just discovered the joy of the "Frozen Kong". After coming home from a dinner party only to find a note from an upset neighbor about the BARKING DOG (2 hrs. - UGH) - someone suggested the frozen kong. Stuff with peanut butter (or cream cheese) and some kibble - throw in the freezer - she only gets it when we go out at night. Problem solved (so far!). She only gets it when we leave - and when we get home - I pick it up - put it in a baggie - and back in the freezer. -Wendy