Tuesday, December 29, 2009

Christmas Aire-fight and Happy New Year to all!

Hello and Happy New Year to all our bloggy buddies...furry and not-so-furry! It's me, Patches! Yep, once again, I have a lot to say! We 3 P's are hoooooge trouble with our mom! On Christmas Eve day, Poppy proceeded to half-way unwrap one of our toys that was under the Christmas tree. Mom heard something rustling and went to investigate. She wrestled the package away from Poppy and put it back. Then she had the nerve to put a gate up in front of the tree, so we couldn't get to the packages! The NERVE of that woman!
Well, on Christmas morning, she took the gate away and passed out presents for us to open. We were having a blast until somedoggies decided that they both wanted the same present. Okay, it wasn't "somedoggies", it was me and Poppy! We ended up in one hoooooge Aire-fight! Penny joined in and all 3 of us were flashing our gnashers at each other and landing several good bites! Mom was screaming at us and we finally stopped the madness! Somedoggie bled all over the living room floor and Mom still doesn't know which one of us did it. She checked each one of us and couldn't find out who was bleeding. The one who came out on the worst end of the fight, was the fox stuffie in the picture above. He spilled his guts and his voice box all over the place!

This morning, I walked past Poppy and for no apparent reason, she attacked me! She was biting my neck and we were growling like crazy. Then Penny joined in and they were both attacking me! I didn't do ANYTHING except walk by Poppy and look at her! Mom saw the whole thing and she told Poppy that there was absolutely no reason for the attack! Mom was screaming at us again and she hit Poppy with a paint paddle, but Poppy still wouldn't leave me alone. Mom grabbed a book and hit Poppy with it several times, but she still came right back after me. Mom ended up with a cut finger and her heart racing about a million miles per hour! She finally got me away from Poppy and put me in the kitchen with the gate closed so Poppy and Penny were in the living room. She checked me all over and couldn't find any blood, but she still wouldn't let us get together for quite a while. Our mom is really upset by Poppy's behavior lately! She can't figure out what's causing it and it is really upsetting our dad!
We would like to thank all of you who sent us Christmas cards even though we didn't sign up for the DWB card exchange this year. We hope everyone has a really great 2010! WE are just happy that our dad is still with us!
PUPDATE: Wed. Dec. 30: Hi, everybuddy! It's me, Poppy. I just got home from the v-e-t and yes, he put that nasty thermometer up my butt! My pawrents suspected I had some sort of problem, even though I seemed to be fine. I have two infected toofers and a lip fold pyoderma that is also infected. My vet says that's probably where all the blood came from after our Christmas morning fight. Anyhoo, I have ant-eye-bye-oticks to take for 2 weeks and I also got some meds for my arfritis! If this doesn't stop the fighting, Dr. Hardee wants to put me on a doggie tranquilizer! He says it might be because of all the changes in our household that have happened lately. We doggies are having a hard time adjusting to the fact that we just don't come FIRST around here anymore!
Patches (and Penny and Poppy too)

Sunday, December 20, 2009

Merry Christmas to all!!!!!!!!!!

Hi, everybuddy! It's me, Patches. Yeah, I know that's Poppy in the picture! My personal secretary (aka Mom) wasn't entirely "with the program" when she loaded the pictures for this post!
She's sleep deprived! Mostly, thanks to ME! I've been waking her up everymorning around 4:00. She tried tricking me by going to bed an hour early, thinking she could get an extra hour of sleep that way. Nope! Then I wake her up at 3:00! Heeheehee! She can't fool ME! Hey, I KNOW how many hours there are supposed to be between my trips outside and my feeding times. What I can't figure out is why Mom gets so upset with us when we go back to sleep as soon as we eat our breakfast! She keeps saying, "Nodoggie better be sleeping!"

Okay, FINALLY, there's a picture of me! My furs are starting to grow back from when my mom and Aunt Wendy sheered me like a sheepie! I am getting beautimous again!
We just want to tell everybuddy to have a very Merry Christmas...or Happy Hannukah...or whatever you all celebrate! We hope you all have a safe and fun howliday!
Patches (and Penny & Poppy too)

Wednesday, December 9, 2009

We had visitors! One furry and one not so much!

Hi everybuddy! It's me, Poppy! I know, I know...I don't get to blog much anymore since that blond dog, aka Patches moved in with us! She's always hoggin' the 'puter! Anyway, I wanted to tell you all about our visit with Sally Ann. Yes, Sally Ann of Mack and Sally Ann! Oh, yeah, and Sally Ann's mommy came too! Well, someone had to drive! I don't think Sally Ann is old enough to get a driver's license.
Sally Ann and her mommy came to our house and gave us these really yummy dog cookies called Toggens! Oh my doG! They are soooooo yummy! They also brought each of us a toy and believe it or not, they have not yet been destroyed! We can't show you pictures of the toys, because, well...because Mom can't find any of them right now. Oh, they're still here, but they are probably under a bed or behind chairs or something. Anyway, they also brought our dad some really cool peppermint foot soak and our mom got a really cool Airedale pillow! Boy, that Sally Ann sure knows how to shop! Thank you soooooo much for all our great presents!
We sure wish they could have stayed longer, but our dad started having some problems so they had to leave. We wanted to go outside and play with Sally Ann in the back yard, but it was soooo cold, that day, and our wimpy mom didn't want to go out. Also, our mom was worried that we might think Sally Ann was some kind of prey. Well, we WERE bred to chase small furry critters! Patches and Penny were very nice to Sally Ann, but I, being the Alpha around here, kind of worried the peeps so Sally Ann stayed safely in her mommy's lap. I told them that I would be nice to her, but Mom wasn't so sure she could trust me! We sure hope they come back again someday when it's warmer!
Poppy (and Penny and Patches too)

Wednesday, December 2, 2009

A little bit of nothin'!

Hi everydoggie! It's me, Patches AGAIN! I guess I get to post the most because I have a lot to say. My mom and dad just wish I wouldn't say it in the middle of the night! Lately, I have been barking at Dad sometimes around 2 a.m. and again at 3 a.m. Mom has a baby moniter near Dad's bed, so my barking wakes her up too. She is NOT amused! They have been making us do our last O.S. (OutSide) as late as possible, but that still doesn't stop me from barking loooooong before my peeps want to wake up! I TOLD them that I could just do my potties on the floor, but they said NO to that too! Sheesh!
We forgot to show you the yummy stuffs that Poppy got for her 9th barkday, way back in October. Wasn't it nice of them to put an Airedale on the box of Variety Snaps? I guess that means they are just for US! Heeheehehe! I found this picture in the file and remembered that we forgot about it. The feltie in the middle, is NOT one of Poppy's presents! It's an upside down Aire-head in her own bed that went to live with a nice lady in Maryland! Thanks for shopping on Ebay, nice lady in Maryland! She also bought 2 Airedales pulling a sleigh full of presents!

We have some awards to show you from Mack and Sally Ann, Maggie & Mitch and the Rocky Creek Scotties and Java, but my personal secretary doesn't have time to copy and paste them right now. I could do it myself if I just had some THUMBS!
We sure are going to miss being in the DWB Christmas card exchange this year! Our mom is running like a mad woman from the time she gets up until she goes to bed so she just doesn't have time this year. Boo on you, mad woman!
Well, that's all for now, folks! See you next time!
Patches (and Poppy & Penny too)