The Mum here today. Lots to recap, and I mean LOTS! so I will do the post in order to prevent arguing over who gets to say what. I will show lots of photos and keep the stories to a "reader's digest" length so as not to overwhelm with lots of reading.
Hope you have a few minutes here.
First of all we I had such a hectic week that we are just catching up on everyone's post.
Anakin sent his mum into a bit of a scare with chicken bones. Glad to see he is doing better.
Pearl is battling spiders and tornados, stay safe little girl, stay safe.
Walter and Heather are back home and Walter is taking more correct steps on his bad leg. YEAH!
We missed Stubby's birthday, happy belated!
Melissa and Emmitt did a post with pictures of us in it.
Wilma and gang visited their new vet and posted about it.
Sequoia and Tuni had costumes made and attended Pugapalozza
We missed so much! There was lots more to list, but I need to keep this short due to tons of content today.
This royal girl is now home after her 6 day stay at the "kitty spa". She was a very good girl and the clinic staff luved her. Said she was so tidy and clean which made me laugh because next to Tika, Kizzy is a slob!
Kizzy is content to be at home again. She is on the mend and doing better. Lost a bit of weight but will gain that back over the next 4 weeks. She is less agitated, not as hungry all the time and almost back to her normal self.
Tika was glad to have Kizzy home. There were some incidents of hissing as Kizzy was gone for 6 days without any warning to Tika and now she comes home smelling "funny" (like vet smell).
Yup Tika appears to be more content now that things are sort of back to normal. Sort of, because we have a visitor staying with us....
Dickens arrived the evening that Kizzy got home. We went from a quiet house of two pets to a chaotic house of 4!
Dickens was to stay just for the weekdays and go home on the Friday evening. (His mum works days and his dad is in Edmonton.) Unfortunately, Dickens didn't do too well at home without the companionship of Winston and with the absence of his Dad so.....
He came back to us Saturday afternoon and will stay until his Dad gets home, Sunday evening.
We have been luving having him here. Winston and him are inseparable. Here are some pics of his stay.
Here Dickens and Winston are in deep conversation. Dickens is explaining "Squirrel Chasing 101" as we drive to the park.
How nice it is to have two pugs lounging on the bed at night. Dickens fits right in like he has always lived here.
On the topic of "other pugs". The highlight last weekend was our trip to Seattle to the Seattle Pug Gala.
I am not sure who had more fun, me or Winston. Next year we are going to stay over night.
We piled into the car and did the long drive down there. The border crossing was only 20 minutes because we went further out to a less popular crossing.
Here are the pics from the event.
In the car heading down.
once inside there were tons of pugs, people and activities!
This is what I need for Winston and clipping his nails!
Who can resist taking a picture of a pug puppy!
Winston makes many new friends!
I was totally thrilled to find a waterproof rain jacket that actually fit Winston!
In his 8 years I have never found one that fits.
This jacket is made by Unleashed Pet Wear. The lady owns bull dogs so the jackets fit Winston's frame perfectly!
Here is Winston posing in his new rain jacket. It has ducks on the inside pattern!
I am thinking about ordering a harness from her. The harnesses are fabulous.
I had to buy myself something.....
made by Golden Dog Images, she had tons of pug plates and mugs. I could have bought it all!!!
And here is the best part....
Take a close look. Recognize any one in the picture?
See him, the picture frame bottom leftish side?
We got to meet Melissa (Emmitt's momma)! And I ordered something from her. We will post about it when it arrives here.
Here is Melissa with Winston.
She is such a wonderful person. We were thrilled to finally meet in person.
Specially for Tuni
On the way home we stopped off here...
(this one is for Sequoia and Tuni)
I was dying for a cherry mocha frap (an addiction developed thanks to Lilo's mum! LOL) from Starbucks and Winston needed supper and whip creams!
He was very excited to visit the Burlington Petsmart. Tuni, he is very excited to show you he has visited Burlington.
Here he is outside of Petsmart. Most likely thinking of Tuni!
At the border back into Canada, the border guard was just in luv with Winston! She had us talking about dogs for a bit while we held up the line!
This is at the border on the way home. Look at how tired he is!
Seattle Dog park.
We stopped here after the Gala. It is a nice fenced in off leash area. Lots of fun for Winston.
The area where the Gala was is not far from Washington University. It is a gorgeous area.
Ok this last picture is of Winston on a picnic table. He surprised the heck out of me when he jumped onto the table to get his chuckit!!! He never does this. I just laughed! I swear Dickens must have taught him this one!
That's it for now.
Thanks for stopping by.