August 13th 2010 6:27 pm
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6 years ago today, Mommy picked me up at O'Hare Airport and I started my new life. It wasn't too long of a flight, just from Minneapolis, but it did upset my tummy and I threw up in Mommy's car as soon as we started to drive home. I met some dogs Mommy used to live with; a Rottweiler named Ilsa and a German Shepherd named Hans. Mommy had just moved into a new home 3 days earlier, so things were pretty disorganized.
I came as a replacement for Mommy's puppy who had to go the Rainbow Bridge because he had seizures that couldn't be controlled with medication and he was very, very sick. Mommy was so crushed, I immediately went to work healing her sad heart. On that score, I'm glad to say I was completely successful.
Mommy says I'm the best dog she's ever had and things have worked out the way it was all meant to be.
I'm getting lots of special treats and extra walks today and luckily it turned out to be Mommy's day off. Mommy just happened to have the day off on my birthday last May also.
Mmmmmmmmmmm...........somebody up there likes me!
March 16th 2010 7:27 pm
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Everypup knows my forum motto is "I'm a joy machine". Well, mommy just saw a car commercial which ended "We don't just make cars. We make joy". HEY MR. MEGARICH AD MAN/WOMAN!?!?!?! How about a little credit? Where's my lawyer?
March 14th 2010 9:33 am
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A local news story:
"K9 salute . . .
It's finally over. No more sniffing drugs and bulletproof vests. After nine years of service, Lakos, a Chicago Police narcotics dog, will retire Monday.
• Career highlights: He was the first cop canine to wear a bulletproof vest; his sniffer uncovered drugs and cash totaling several hundred thousand dollars, and he twice saved the life of his handler, Officer Sandra LaPorta, by fighting off attacking dogs.
• A humble note: LaPorta is retiring the same day after 31 years of service -- but she'd rather talk about her dog. "He's my little savior. He'd die for me. That's all I can tell you."
• Ahhh: Lakos will now live it up in LaPorta's backyard with his blue rubber toy"
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