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We had snow over the weekend! We haven’t had snow in years and this is the first time it accumulated (more than a dusting) since 2003. The flakes were big and wet and when it was all over, we had about 8 inches – and it was pawesome! Tommy and I got to break out our winter jackets and play in the white stuff. But as fast as it came, it went. Today, all that is left is the remnant of a little snow man. I, Shelly, had a great time walking and hopping around the back yard, but little Tommy says “it sucked!”. Tommy, watch your language. His little legs weren’t long enough so his belly dragged in the snow and Pop had to clear a spot for him to do his “business”. It was fun while it lasted but it’s nice to see the grass again 🙂

Shelly and Tommy in the snow

Shelly and Tommy in the snow

shelly in the snow

it was snowing so hard, shelly had to squint

Tommy checking out the snow

Tommy wasn't so happy to see the snow

Shelly in the snow

shelly really enjoyed the snow

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Howdy pups! Well, Christmas has passed and 2009 is almost over – BUT there is one more day of celebration in between. Anypup know what it is? If you guessed “Pop’s Barkday” then you were right!! Happy b-day (tomorrow) Pop 🙂

So how was everypups Christmas? Ours was crappy with a capital “C”. Santa didn’t leave ANYTHING for us this year. What’s up with that? We were pawsomely good all year and everything. Shelly thinks that our presents must have slipped in between the seats of Santa’s sleigh and that he’ll bring them to us as soon as he finds them. I sure hope she’s right. Since we didn’t have any gifts under the tree this year, Shelly plopped a bow on her head and tried to pass herself off as a pressie. But that didn’t fool anydoggie!

all I got for Christmas was a stinkin bow

all I got for Christmas was a stinkin bow

So to make matters worse, today we had to get a fur-cut. We were supposed to get cuts earlier in the month, but they were too “busy” to take us and we were getting pretty wooly. Shelly was really puffy 🙂 So she got her usual furcut except Mom loved her baby duck whispy fur on her head so much they asked if she could keep it. She looks great, but she seems to be having a slight problem with static electricity.

I need some static guard

I need some static guard

I on the other hand, am sporting the classic “dutch boy” look. Pop has been teasing me all afternoon saying I look like a pretty little girl but Mom loves it and that’s all that matters. Thanks Mom!

Tommy with his new short ears

Tommy with his new short ears

Tommy the dutch boy

Tommy the dutch boy

HAPPY NEW YEAR!!!

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Boy, did I have a HUGE day yesterday. It was my first annual checkup at the V-E-T. Do you know what that means? It means that I’ve been in my new furever home for almost a whole year! (December 1st is my adoption day in case anypup wants to send pressies ;-)) Mom took me to in the morning and I had 3 shots in my little hiney and I didn’t even make a peep. The doctor said I was looking great and he even listened to my heart because dogs like me tend to have problems in that area. I weigh in at a whopping 18 pounds – that’s up 4 pounds from when I was first adopted, but I do have a stinky ear infection so I have to have drops for the next 3 weeks. But other than that, I’m awesome! I don’t know what all the fuss is about. It’s not so bad visiting the doctor 🙂

Bedtime?

Bedtime?

Shelly on the back of the sofa

Shelly on the back of the sofa

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Well pups, we have some sad news. Our cousin Maggie needed a little help crossing the rainbow bridge on Friday. We guess that she wanted to play with Simon and Scarlett again and eat heavenly cheese. Our grandma and grandpa are pretty sad but Pop told us that now she doesn’t have that icky disease anymore so that makes us feel a little better. We’re so happy that we got to hang with her a couple weeks ago but we’re really going to miss her.

maggie visiting our house

maggie visiting our house

magnolia blossom

magnolia blossom

maggie pet of the week

maggie pet of the week

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Last week, we all went on a road trip to visit Maggie (and Grandma & Grandpa) and have a sleep over! It was pawsome. Me and Tommy got to ride in the car and after I woke up from my nap, we were at Grandma’s! I’ve been there before, but this was Tommy’s first trip away from home that wasn’t to the V-E-T or the lake. We had a great time lounging on strange sofas and chairs and playing with all of Maggie’s toys. Plus, Pop thinks Grandma slipped us some goodies while cooking in the kitchen. Maggie is a super sweet girl who’s been having a tough time of it lately. She has a sickness that almost brought her to the Bridge a few weeks ago, but she’s a tough cookie, and fought back. We’re sooo glad we had the chance to spend some time with her while she was feeling well.

When we came home, me and Tommy had fur-cut appointments and this time Tommy wanted to get a “real” cut – that means he wanted to look more like me 🙂 So the last two pics below show how handsome he looks with his “puppy-cut”. I do have to admit, he looks super cute!

Maggie

Maggie

Maggie and Mom

Maggie and Mom

Kids visiting Grandma and Grandpa

Kids visiting Grandma and Grandpa

Coming home from Grandma's

Coming home from Grandma's

Tommy's new furcut

Tommy's new furcut

furcuts

furcuts

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Finally! Mom & Pop broke out the sushi toys that our pup friend, Prada gave to us. We got to taste some “doggie sushi”, tuna, and shrimp! Well, it wasn’t technically the real thing but hey, they squeaked! After about 15 minutes the toys were starting to be de-stuffed and I almost got the squeaker out of the shrimp but Pop took it away from me. Tommy even seemed to enjoy them although I had to show him how to make squeaky music. Sooner or later, he’ll get the hang of it 🙂

sushi toys

sushi toys

sushi toys

sushi toys

Tommy tuna

Tommy tuna

shelly sushi

shelly sushi

shelly roll, honey

shelly roll, honey

Tommy testing out the doggie roll

Tommy testing out the doggie roll

Shelly shrimp

Shelly shrimp

Tommy window seat

Tommy window seat

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Continuing with the theme of our last post “sleeping on the sofa”, we see that Shelly & Tommy are definitely joined at the hip.

We aren't comfy unless we're touching

We aren't comfy unless we're touching

Shelly and Tommy butt up to each other

Shelly and Tommy butt up to each other

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