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January 22nd 2014 8:03 pm
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It's been awhile since mommy helped either of us with our diaries. She was just about to, and then she says Dogster dropped a bomb on us. But I didn't hear anything. Anywag, she's been spending lots of time banging on her confuser and packing our Dogster suitcases so we can move somewhere else. Right now we're at a refugee camp: Dogster Friends with lots of our pals. It's fun ovfur there! We're learning our way around and even making new pals!

Today was sunny and dry again, the way it's been almost evfurry day since Howloween or something. We're not doing winter here this year. That means no splash-walks and towel-offs, which is fine with me!

Mommy let the sucky monster out of its closet today. I used to run upstairs as soon as I saw it, but Winkie just stays put and ignores it. I had to show him I'm as big a man-dog as he is! So now, I just try to stay on the other side of whatevfur room it's chasing mommy in. But today, befure it started roaring, my old friend Susan came to visit! She used to stay here with me whenevfur mommy and daddy went out, befure I was a Big Boy. I LOVE her!! I got lots of pets and lovin' while she and mommy went yakyakyak.

After she left, and after the sucky monster was done chasing mommy around and back in its lair, we went fur a walk. We didn't go far, because Winkie had to stop all the time and eat grass. He has days like that. Then we came back and mommy had her lunch and we all went to sleep!


My Gotcha Day!

January 2nd 2014 11:25 am
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Mommy thinks she's taking a BIG chance posting a diary entry, because Dogster is battling a monster flea that's eating up pages! But I told her it's my Gotcha Day and I need to thank all my pals fur the rosies and greetings. I'm putting my piccies up here, because we're scared of the Photo Manager. (Nobody is reporting problems with Photo Manager, but you have to understand how paranoid my mommy can be!) You can click on these:

Looky! I'm the Royal Member of the Day in PDPC! Thanks, Bailey

I got this one from Redford! Thanks, pal! That was me eight years ago, BOL!

This one is from my pal Freckles! Thank you!

I also got rosies from Buddy's fambly, TJ and Sox and their fambly, Whisper and Dixie's fambly, Tinkerbelle and Natasha, Zaidie, Angel Sunny and Zane, Cinnamon, Tango, Chauncey and her fambly, Harley and Jazzi, Abbie and her fambly, Hershey and his fambly, Romeo Beau, Cory Jo and his fambly, Sophie Claire and Harley Davidson, Peter Parker, Harley D. and his fambly, Droopy, Lord Pippin, Luna, Krickette, Whit, Buttercuppy, Abby and Lucian!

Mommy's giving me a "by" on my brushing today, and daddy said he's bringing me something spawcial when he comes home from work! The sun is shining and it's warm at my house, so we're getting an extra long walk. Mommy says I can stop and sniff as much as I want today! WhooHOOOOOO!!


Barkday, Part 2

October 23rd 2013 3:51 pm
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Woof, pals! I have to tell you about the rest of my barkday! By the time daddy got home, it was furry foggy and cold! But daddy had promised, so we all got in the car and drove to Fort Fun. Even mommy came! The parking lot was almost empty, but we met a lot of nice doggies out on the trails. Mostly big doggies, BOL!! They were all furry nice!

After Fort Fun, we went to Petco! Daddy needed to buy us more food, and poop bags! Mommy said I could look at the toys, too! But honestly, I was more interested in the food and treats. They don't sell our new food, daddy found out. So he bought poop bags--and no toy--and from there we went to Petfood Express! Two doggie stores in one night! OMD!!

Once again, I was more interested in sniffing the food bags. Mommy showed me some toys, but I said, "C'mon, I'm eight years old now! I don't play with those puppy things!" Sniff!

So then we came home, and after daddy had his din-din mommy brought out a spawcial treat! She called it a Pup Pie, and it smelled SO good! I let her take one photo of me with it, and then she cut a slice fur me and a slice fur Winkie! I ate it so fast I'm not sure how it tasted! There will be leftovfurs fur four more nights!!!

Then today my Auntie Myrna came to my house to take me fur a walk! She has moved way far away and I hardly evfur see her anymore. So it was like a second barkday! OMD!!

So it has been a furry happy barkday! And now I'm eight whole years old! My pal Zaidie put the story of my furst barkday in his diary! (And my barkday twin Zoe's, too!) You can read it if you click here:

Zaidie's diary


My Barkday!!

October 22nd 2013 8:08 am
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Today is my 8th Barkday! Mommy and daddy have been singing to me and hugging and petting me and making a big fuss. Appawrently there are some doggie experts who decided that 8 makes me a Senior. I don't know what that means. I still can't go to restaurants with mommy and daddy.

Dogster sent me 25 bones! Thanks, Dogster! I was named the Royal Member of the Day at PDPC, along with my pal Angel Jakie!! I also found all kinds of p-mails and pressies on my page this morning!! I have the best pals on Dogster and I love you all SO MUCH!!! Thanks to:
Angel Dino and his fambly, Flicka and the gang at PTLF, Bailey and the gang at PDPC, Redford and fambly, Harley and Jazzi, Freckles, and the Kirk Furs fur the pawsome piccies you made!

Thanks also fur rosies, stars and spewcial gifts to:

Anya and fambly
Walker, Molly and fambly
Zoe, my Barkday twin!
George and Merry, who even sang to me!
Tinkerbelle and Natasha
Zane and Angel Sunny
Tiki and fambly
Romeo Beau
The Pennsylvania Poodle Pups
Little Cas
Rosco and fambly
Coco, Puffy and fambly
Pepper and Baron
Chauncey and fambly
Abbie, Charlie and fambly
Dixie and Angel Whisper
Angel Abby and Buddy
Bear and Angel Oscar
Austin and Doo
Demon Flash Bandit and Angel Zoom Smokey
Peanut and fambly
Lola and fambly
Berkeley and fambly
Mia Muah, Teddy and fambly
Abby, Lucian and fambly
Mazy and fambly
The Kirk Furs
Angel Lexi
Scooter and fambly
H.D. and Sophie Claire
Tessa and Fitz
Peter Parker

Thanks, too if you sent me some bones! Yesfurday I had zero, and now I have ovfur 400!!


Free at last!!!

September 17th 2013 1:07 pm
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This morning mommy took us back to the vet so I could get my stitchies out! That means I'm free of my T-shirt and the donut around my neck!! I gave the vet a furry hard time about the stitchies on the side of my neck. Mommy had to hold down my rear end, and the desk lady had to come try to hold my head. OW!OW!OW! But the vet furgave me fur trying to nip him.

All the other ones, in three other places, came out easy. But that wasn't the end of it. My allergies have been flaring up, so I got another shot to stop me itching, and now I have two new kinds of pills to take fur the next week. He promised I'll be less itchy. I wish I could stop itching FUREVFUR!!!

We're also changing our food. It took daddy a l-o-o-o-o-n-g time, but mommy and a lot of you Dogster pals AND Winkie's foster mom finally convinced him that maybe what I started out with as a puppy might not be the best brand after all. We're going to try Taste of the Wild. That's what Winkie used to eat. We've already started getting a little bit. Tastes fine to me!


It was Winkie's appointment!

September 5th 2013 1:25 pm
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Daddy had the day off today. He told me we were gonna have an adventure and go on the ferry! Oh boy!!

But furst we had to take Winkie to the vet because he's so full of itchies and swellish red places. Mommy said as long as we were there we'd have the vet look at my warts, too. I always have a few warts.

So we got to the vet and he looked at me furst. Mommy said it would be quick, just a make-sure look-see. But I have this one wart on my neck that I scritch at too much. I even made it bleed once. When the vet saw it he didn't like the look of it. And I didn't like him poking at it. And I had another one on my shoulder that mommy thought was kinda runny. So the next thing I knew I was seeing needles! And then I started feeling dopey. I went ovfur to sit in daddy's lap while the vet looked at Winkie. Not so bad. I thought we were done.

Boy was I wrong! When Winkie got down from the table, I got back up! And then I got shaved, on my neck and on my shoulder. And then I got another shot, to make me MORE dopey. Then we waited. Finally the dogtor came back and said I seemed dopey enough. He stuck me a few times in my shoulder, and then mommy was holding me and talking to me and I think I heard stuff going on back there but I didn't feel anything. Mommy said I was a Good Boy.

Then the dogtor tried to go after my neck again. He tried to stick me with the feel-nothing stuff, but I wasn't having any. The dogtor called the nurse-lady to see if she could hold me better than mommy was doing, but I still wasn't having any. He thought he might have got enough feel-nothing stuff in there anyway, but as soon as he tried to do anything I jumped and squirmed. He said he didn't want to bully me because I was a Good Boy. He said he would have to call in a General (I think that's what he said), and I have to go back tomorrow.

He gave us both treats and I wagged my tail and forgave him. The rest is kinda fuzzy, because I'm pretty looped now! But I know we went to PetSmart, and I got a T-shirt to wear. We got treats there, too. I got a pill when I got home, and now I'm crashed out on the couch with daddy. We're not going on any adventure today. I don't really care. ZZZZZZZZZZZZZZzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz.........

[mommy note: They'll have to take off the neck wart under a general anesthetic tomorrow, and it will be biopsied. This is the second time he's had a growth there. While he's under they'll also remove another wart and a fatty tumor, and clean his teeth, even though they're looking pretty good. He'll probably have to wear the inflatable donut, to try to keep him from scratching at the neck incision. He'll be at the vet all day, until daddy can pick him up after work. I'm not really worried about the biopsy, but we'll be grateful for any and all prayers! He looks pretty cool in his Tommy Bahama T-shirt! That's to keep him off the stitches he got today in his shoulder. I'll get a photo when he wakes up.)


How Embarrassing!!

August 15th 2013 10:15 am
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OMD, I missed my own Dogster annifursary!! That's right, it was five years ago YESFURDAY that I sniffed my way to Dogster and got myself a social life! BOL!!!

Some of the furry furst pals I made were Molly and her fambly. They joined Dogster the day after me!! We joined all kinds of groups togefur! If not fur them, I'd probably NEVFUR remember my annifursary, BOL!!!

I've had so much fun here at Dogster! I've made the best pals, and been to the best pawties, and traveled all ovfur the world. I've even met some of my pals in the fur! I've also had to bark good-bye to some of the best doggies (and kitties!) in the whole world, as they made their way to the Rainbow Bridge. Mommy has made some furry good hooman friends, too!

So today I want to say Happy Annifursary to Molly and Walker and Pookah and Alex and all the kitties, including Eddy at the Bridge! Here's to many more years togefur!!!


A Nonny-Mouse strikes again!

August 4th 2013 9:42 am
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The nonny-mouse left me a bootifur golden heart on my page! Thanks, Nonny-Mouse!!! Who, oh Who are you?????



July 18th 2013 8:00 pm
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We had company tonight! She invited herself. Here's how it happened.

When daddy came home he took us fur our evening stroll like always. We go around the block to sniff things out and do our business.

So tonight when we rounded the second corner, we saw a doggie across the big street, and she wasn't on a leash. She saw us and came running ovfur, and then she followed us the rest of the way. Just befure we got home she went off exploring, so daddy brought us in and told mommy. Mommy said he should go looking fur her. When he opened the door, there she was! And she came running inside! She went charging around sniffing all ovfur, with mommy trying to catch her and read her tags! She sniffed our beds and bowls! She really liked our toys! She picked one out to run with! *SQUEAK! SQUEAK! SQUEAK!!*

Finally mommy cornered her and took off her collar so she could read the tags. She found out the doggie's name is Zailah. She also found a phone number and daddy called. Her mommy was at work. She leaves Zailah home alone and said a door must have popped open. Mommy says Zailah looks like a puggle.

Her mommy asked daddy to take Zailah home, so he did and made sure all the doors were closed up tight. Her mommy was supposed to come ovfur when she got home, but she didn't. Daddy says that must mean evfurrything is all right.

That's the furst doggie guest we've evfur had at our house. Mommy says she's furry proud of us fur being hospitable. I'm not sure what that means, but it seems to be a good thing!


Not that much fun. But then it was!

June 29th 2013 9:18 pm
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Today was a warm, sunny day! We don't get many days this warm, so daddy said we were going to the beach! I love the beach! OhBoyOhBoyOhBoy!!

When we got there, it turned out evfurryone else had the same idea! This is a beach where doggies are allowed. Usually there aren't many people there, and even though we're supposed to be on leash, daddy lets me off when we walk down beyond where most of the people go. But today there were people all the way from one end to the other, and I had to keep my leash on. Not so fun.

When we go to the beach, daddy likes to walk down close to the water and sometimes he gets his feets wet. I don't like getting my feets wet, and neither does mommy. So we walk a little higher up. Acfurrily, I usually zip back and forth between them. Making sure evfurryone is okay, you know. But today, since I was on my leash, I stayed with mommy. Up high where we like to be. And daddy walked Winkie. Down by the water. Fast.

Pretty soon we lost sight of them, and I didn't like that AT ALL. I pulled and pulled at mommy, but she's SO S-L-O-W, and she kept telling me "NO!" and "STOP!" It was hot, and daddy had our water bottle, and I didn't know where he went, and I pulled this way and then I pulled that way and I couldn't see daddy at all and I was not having fun!

Finally daddy and Winkie turned around and came back and found us and brought the water bottle. Winkie's feets were all wet, like daddy's. We all sat down in the sand and then evfurrything was pawfect.

After that we all went someplace where mommy and daddy got din-din and Winkie and I got chews. Really I got both of the chews, because Winkie just lets me, BOL!!!

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