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Happy 1st Birthday Duke….Celebrate National Love Your Pet Day….

Do you have a favorite book with a dog as one of the minor characters? In my current manuscript, the heroine has a delightful bouncing Chiweenie named Duke….

 

I know, I know….for those of you who’ve met me, or follow my Facebook page or Twitter page…you know my choice of a “dog persona” isn’t very original…because….I have a Chiweenie named Duke…

 

This little guy has been adorable since the day we got him.

My grandson holding Duke the day we got him.

 

Our grandson is babysitting Duke.

 

 

Duke had been raised with children and other dogs and loved people from day one.

Our granddaughter giving Duke leash lessons with her own dog Spots…..

 

Because we have a pool in our backyard, we thought it best to teach Duke to swim….he loves the water….

Mischief is his middle name…

Adored at the Rehab Center…by everyone except…

Duke loves to entertain the residents at the Rehab Center

the Rehab Resident Cat…uh…trying to friend her was a no go…

Duke tries to “friend’ the resident Rehab Cat…

The babies in our family LOVE Duke…and he loves them!!

My little grandson and Duke…

Duke is especially fond of trying new cuisine…a restaurant in St. Helens, Oregon offers a special “Doggie Spaghetti and Meatballs” during the summertime…

A dish of “Doggie Spaghetti and Meatballs” from the Dockside in St. Helens, Oregon

He loves adventure…whether it’s exploring a garden….

Exploring a garden….

….watching a sporting event….

 

Watching a sporting event….

….or sneaking back under the fence…..

Sneakin’ back into the yard…ohhhhh….somebody’s in trouble!

 

Our Duke is always ready to load up and go….

Riding Shotgun…

 

Happy is the day this little bundle came into our lives. We celebrated his first birthday….

The Birthday Boy

…he licked his plate clean.

Eating his “birthday cake”…..

 

This next year there’s a new baby to meet…..

Newest grandson with a ‘stash….

 

In the meantime…Duke has his two Boxers…to keep him entertained!

Two Boxers and a Chiweenie…

 

Today, February 20th is NATIONAL LOVE YOUR PET DAY…..How will you celebrate?

“I never quit trying…”

Our daughter and son in law have the two most well behaved playful pups !

Emma is a chocolate lab and Gracie is a Chihuahua/Schnauzer mix. Gracie’s motto is “I never quit trying”. Now that could refer to begging for one more morsel dropped from the table, or looking for her favorite orange ear plugs, or it could mean trying to steal the toy that Emma just caught !

DSC_0017 Emma and Gracie eagerly await the toss of the toy.

DSC_0012 Emma is incredibly agile and leaps to catch the toy !

DSC_0014 Gracie immediately rushes in for the interception……..

……determined to steal it away !

DSC_0031 Emma is victorious, but look at Gracie…she isn’t giving up, she’s still trying to get that toy !

Gracie and Arnold Palmer have a lot in common ! He once said, ” I’ve always made a total effort, even when the odds seemed entirely against me. I never quit trying; I never felt that I didn’t have a chance to win.”

What a great motto ! May we always keep trying !

Happy Infusions,

Kate

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