Happy Thanksgiving (in America)

Happy Thanksgiving everyone. Today is one of my favorite days (and Benji’s). WE LOVE TURKEY! Yes mommy gives us scraps and aside from PIZZA – TURKEY is our favorite. I haven’t posted for a while because there have been many “challenges” lately.  I’m getting over a skin infection, and my eyes have been giving me…

Summer is almost over

Summer is almost over.  The 100-degree days are hopefully behind us.  Children have gone back to school, and the days are getting a little shorter. The mornings are cool, and the evenings are pleasant, and we’re wondering what happened to our relaxing summer dayz. We undertook some “yard renovation” this summer, so Benji and I…

When you can’t stand up

Mommy was going to have me write about how hard it is getting for me to stand up.  My hips just hurt really badly some days and my legs feel wobbly and weak… but then after a nap I feel better and it’s okay. We did some basic searches though and found out – that…

Are dogs “spectrum-challenged”

Can you imagine not being able to see the depth of all of the hues in the color spectrum? The difference between a light green and a dark green, or pink and purple. What about all of the shades of blue? Life is so full of color. Color everywhere….. even on grey and rainy days…

Happy 4th of July

The 4th of July is a time for picnics, and hotdogs, and bar-b-ques, and potato chips and ice cream.  I like all of that. It’s also a time for fireworks. I’ve seen a lot of them. I saw fireworks in New York city once….  well actually across from New York city/Manhattan.  Mommy took me to…

The Doctors

Yesterday was doctor day. I have 3 doctors…  The “general” doggy doctor, the eye doctor and the skin doctor.  Yesterday was a visit to the EYE doctor. She shines light in my eyes, and sometimes tries to see if I cry enough.  My skin doctor is my favorite, she looks at my ears and my…

Wisdom

If you pick up a starving dog and make him prosperous, he will not bite you; that is the principal difference between a dog and a man. — Mark Twain

Grooming Day

Grooming day is a big day at our house. We wake up early and get to the groomer early so she can get us washed and fluffed and trimmed and HANDSOME! I usually get pretty nervous because I’m not sure if we’ll end up at the vet or at the bather – but when I…

Learning life’s lessons

When Benji first came home – he had to have “the” surgery, and he had to learn to WALK on the leash. You can see quite clearly how he felt about “the” surgery, and “the leash….. Benj Benj Benj Benj Benj – thinks going for walks is very fun.  When trucks and cars pass by…

Return to the mountains

Mommy is getting excited.  We get to return to our beloved mountain hideaway soon.  We get to take special guests and spend a whole week – soaking in mountain air and majestic vista’s. When we were there last time mommy would take me for walks very early in the morning, and we would watch the…