Dog of the Day: Roxie the Pit Bull Terrier Mix Puppy

A welcome home puppy for Autumn, who has been out of town for most of the last month and a half. I hope she runs into Roxie, because she deserves some puppy-licks.

Tan and White American Pit Bull Terrier Mix Puppy

Just a hint of forehead wrinkles, and the slightly tilted head… Roxie has got the whole ‘ridiculous’ thing down pat.

Petting A Tan and White American Pit Bull Terrier Mix Puppy

Trust me, if you were near her you would not be able to resist the dog either.

Petting A Tan and White American Pit Bull Terrier Mix Puppy

She alternated between playing with my hand and just lying back and going ‘rub my belly more!’

Tan and White American Pit Bull Terrier Mix Puppy

She still has a lot of puppy-clumsy.

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Dog of the Day: Gilly the Newfoundland Dog

They are so huge once they’re full-grown! (Gilly is 5, so no more growing for him.) So much dog to love. And how could anyone not love these goofballs?

Black Newfoundland Dog With Tongue Hanging Out

Just chilling out, and smiling happily at everyone who walks by.

Black Newfie Grinning

I get the feeling from his expression that he’s planning something. Something that someone is probably going to like.

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Dog of the Day: Dancing Australian Shepherd

Saw a dancing dog last weekend. Now I think there should be a TV show, ‘Dancing with the Dogs.’

Tricolor Australian Shepherd Dancing With Woman

The training must be pretty intensive, but the dog pretty clearly absolutely LOVES to dance.

Tricolor Australian Shepherd Dancing With Woman

I love the action shot. And yes, the dog was doing grapevines.

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Dog of the Day: Emma the Labradoodle Puppy

I ran across Emma in the almost-dark. I had to try taking pictures anyway, she was just too adorable, but none of them came out. But rather than subject you to more of my blurry best efforts, I got lucky this time, and cadged her mom into sending me some pictures she’d taken. So, if these are awesome, no credit to me (except I lightened up some of the shadows a bit.) All credit to Emma’s mom (for taking them) and Emma (for being ridiculously adorable!)

Brown Labradoodle Puppy On a Bench

If you look closely you can see the little ploof of white fur on her chest. (Yes, ‘ploof’ is a technical term. It means ‘ploof’.)

Brown Labradoodle Puppy Chewing On Blue Ball

Chewy!

Brown Labradoodle Puppy in Handbasket

Emma is 12 weeks old in this picture… it won’t be long before she doesn’t fit in that basket any more.

Brown Labradoodle Puppy in Handbasket

I’ve said it before, and I’m sure I’ll say it again: EEEEEEEEE! TOO CUTE!

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Sunday Switchup: Meerkats

They may look tall and skinny¬†when they’re standing up straight, but they look a little blobby when they’re lazing around on the ground.

Two Meerkats, One Listening To The Ground

Image taken at the Oakland Zoo. Neat place, you should check it out.

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Caturday Supplement: Black Kittens!

I am a sucker for gorgeous eyes and little teeny black noses.

Two Black Kittens in a Cage

Why are there SO MANY adorable kittens that I can’t take home with me?

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Dog of the Birthday: Brewer the Labradoodle

I’m sorry for the slightly blurry photos, but I ran into Brewer yesterday when it was kind of dark outside, but I still HAD to post him. Why? Because tomorrow (Saturday the 23rd) is Brewer’s first birthday, and I wanted to wish him a happy birthday!

Especially happy since he came pretty close to not making it: he got hit by a car a few months ago, and is still recovering. He’s got a bit of a head tilt (looks worse in the photos than it is in real life) and some other issues still, but he gets better every day, and he is SUPER-happy and just absolutely adores people. (Although he’s a little wary around kids.) He is just an incredible sweetheart.

Brown Labradoodle

He’s also got a cowlick thing going on, where his fur flops down over his left eye. Adorable.

Brown Labrador Retriever Poodle Mix

Brewer alternated between looking up at me, butting his head against me to get me to pet him, and dancing around and trying to get me to play with him.

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Double Dog Day: Summer and Jessie

Their official names are “Springbank Summer’s Bright Future” (a winner of several awards at dog shows, including at least one ‘grand championship’ that’s not shown on that page… whatever that means, search me, I dunno!) and “Sir Jessie Valentine.” And they are both gorgeously awesome and gregarious and cuddly.

Two Gorgeous Rough-Coated Collies

They were very well-trained. Of course, show dogs have to be.

Smiling Rough Collie

Neither of them was at all afraid to get those long pointy noses all up in my bidness.

Rough Collie

Just the way I like them, of course.

Two Floofy Adorable Beautiful Rough Collies

Despite my hovertext, that is not a disgruntled expression. That is just Summer looking utterly majestic.

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Dog of the Day: Husky Mix

Maybe an Aussie mix? Dunno. Anyway, I love the markings.

Husky Mix

Pretty nice happy expression, too.

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Dog of the Day: Simba the 16-Week-Old Husky Puppy

I ran into a puppy on the way home today. This isn’t her, though I’ll be posting her soon, if any of the pictures came out. But since I was showered with cute on the way home from work, I felt like I ought to spread some of that cheer around.

So meet Simba, the 16-week-old husky. So. Cute.

Light Red Siberian Husky Puppy

I could not honestly choose a ‘cutest feature’. It’s all 100% cute.

Light Red Siberian Husky Puppy

Brain melted.

Light Red Siberian Husky Puppy Being Petted

Everyone walking past was instantly drawn into petting this dog. And who could blame them?

Light Red Siberian Husky Puppy Being Petted

Ridiculous.

Light Red Siberian Husky Puppy Shaking Hands

Not even 4 months old and he already knew sit, lie down, shake, and a couple other things too. Smart pup!

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