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2.24.2010

2.21.2010

Training Blog#12: doing it right

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hi bloggiepals,

the last time i wrote in my training bloggies, it was time for celebration. yep, with a big exhale, i became an official alumni of the ruffian class.  Whew.. except no no no, there is no break in my lifelong training plan. my behaviorist, Dr. D'arpino from the ARL of Boston recommended more exposure to non-reactive dogs so i learn proper social skills & body language. mom went ahead and talked the instructor into mixing his obedience class aka Good Dog Class with both ruffian alumni and regular/non-reactive doggies.   (funny, Norwood's in the class...i'll be learning from his goofy self..humph)

Good Dog 201 class means no barriers, complete visual exposure and a variety of doggies coming each week. But i'm doing it..doing it, doing it right (song by ll cool j) no grrs grrrs from me- well, maybe on rare occasion when the little white jumping pom pomerian is near me.  (can you really take the junkyard out of a girl completely!) otherwise, nope- no problems watching other doggies,  or walking with all 5 +me on the floor at the same time.   in fact it's furry entertaining.. 


truthfully, the only problem is .. this class requires mucho energy! Paul's got me walking fast, slow, heel, down, sit, turn, and now he wants us to perform tricks to show how  my behavior can shaped.  i mean, i get pooped.  What do i hear?  a shout out from Paul saying, "tula is your emergency brake still on?? or Hey, Flash!" I thought he understood when he told the class you can't teach speed. But, then yesterday, he specifically eyeballed me when he said 'work on speed!" which is it? pugeepers.

At the end of class, i let out a big Wroo Wrooooo. It's hard to watch everyone leave:(  then mom tries to walk me after the hour of non-stop do this- do that... at some point I have to call the shots.

Here I'll show you.. (try to keep your bearings AND keep up-ha!)


(Notice my tactics: whenever i don't want to walk too far or in a direction... 
simply stop & look where i want to go. 
Works everytime! who's the boss of who?!)

being a good dog is exhausting!

This is such a sad time in the DWB community
please take good care of yourselves- especially
those who lost a special furry family member:)


kissies & hugs,



2.18.2010

unnecessary graffiti

snapshots

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Well, Embarrassing..
i mean, i'm still white (with a tint of a gritty yellow)
what's a self-maintenance kinduv girl suppose to do!

 my nails are kept short (thank you pavement!),
my toe toes are licked clean to perfection,
ok, i do wait for the rain- it's what i call an 'el natural' bath.

honestly, it's been...let's see.. 1, maybe 2 years since my last bath.
*don't ask

Any volunteers to give me a bath?!
accepting applications..TODAY!
toodles,
 






2.17.2010

2.14.2010

Valentine's SOS

Smiley from millan.net Hello my valentine bloggiepals,

If you've stopped by my goofy cuzin's bloggie, you know his mommie put him in lockdown, well camp to go off to Arizona for the week. Since Tuesday!  Great.
(one thang you never do.. is keep him contained for any lengthy time-eesh)



but anyways..
I don't know who let him have a cell phone in jail but, i kept getting these strange messages like the ones below:

 

 that was on Tuesday! Day UNO!



Day TWO! i pretended like i didn't get it
wait, there were more..

 

then he tried bribery..



what am i suppose to do? i can't drive..so i texted him back.



 thank godness he'll be out 2day- especially for valentine's day!
everyone needs to give smoochies & hugs to someone..
 Smiley from millan.net

that's just what i did.

 

i had to show luv to the sun.
 

i couldn't leave mistah banana out.
 
all this luv became a bit much..
 
i need to save sum for my bloggiepals!


Smiley from millan.net
MUWAHH!



Smiley from millan.net

2.13.2010

Dear Big Mac

 Meet BIG MAC 
 (available for adoption)
He is an unaltered male, white and brown Akita.  
The shelter staff thinks he's about 5 years old.
  
Dear Big Mac,
That was ME! three years ago.. in the same exact shelter..
looking EXACTLY like that...
with a furriest sad cookie face.

Not to worry, someone out therah will give you the BEST home 
with lots of luv.

(wish you could come live at my home-shhh)

BIG KISSIES & DROOLS,


For more information about this animal, call:
Ask for information about animal ID number A846975

2.06.2010

Saturday Morning Funnies: the portrait of a serial yawner

SATURday
 
  
  
  
  
  
 
actually this could go on alot longer.. you get the idea-r?!


my supergood bloggiepal, bruce the cat showed me some LUV with this furry special award!
MUWAH! BRUCE THANKS!
Smiley from millan.net

The rules are to pass the love on to 5 other blogs,
so I am passing my love to:
again, hard to choose ~who to LUV
SO I give it 2 each & everyone of you! 
feel free to send it to those lovable bloggiepals!


GO WAG BY MANGO MINSTER
my hard workin' group was in the ring last nite..
and did they show me their stuffies!
 (& me too- in my bestest frock)
while all the doggies simply ROCKED!
Smiley from millan.net 
MY HARDING WORKING GROUP WINNAH WAS
What an amazing duo! BRAVO BRAVO!
the CRACKER TERRIER Group is up tonite.
that means GOOFY Norwood announces his best crackers.
let me say, he might look a little bloated
.. supposedly Agatha & Arch grilled too many one nite and 
Petey couldn't finish the GI-NORMOUS Hot doggie.

Just sayin'..
 
 Smiley from millan.net

2.03.2010

SNAPSHOTS:COOKIETIME!

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Smiley from millan.net
hey bloggiepals,

Sorry 4 being MIA in the DWB... mom's stuck under a HUGE pile of paperwork. and can't get up. Use your LIfe Alert! geepers.  Every Sunday Norwood's mommie, my Aunt Debi ( i call her Aunt BEE!) comes over for dinner.  Yoohooo.. she always brings my favorite things! WrOO Wooo.. COOKIES! Except sometimes it's hard to control myself long enuff especially when she wants to snap photos of me. Geepers.. hello, i can only do one thing at a time. COOKIES COOKIES COOKIES! GIMME GIMME GIMME!

mmmm.. what's that?!
wait i need a drink
 
i know she wants me to go on my beddy bye.
 
YOU'RE MINE NOW! YES! HEAD FIRST!

What else do ya got? !



DONT' FORGET TO WAG BY THE MANGO MINSTER 2010 DOG SHOW - NOW IN PROGRESS! MY JUDGING DEBUT IS COMING UP SHORTLY.. YOU'LL EVEN GET A CHANCE TO SEE ME ALL FANCIED UP IN MY FORMAL ATTIRE. A SIGHT 2 SEE!



toodles,


 

Smiley from millan.net