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Clover’s Last Pose for the Camera

Clover's Last Pose for the Camera

Clover’s last pose for the camera on Saturday. A big bump on her butt turned out to be a mast cell tumor, and a mighty big one at that. After lots of tests, some bad results, I decided that her quality of life was much more important than putting her through some serious operations that most likely wouldn’t make a bit of difference in the end.

She was a bold puppy that turned into an excellent dog and companion and best friend. I’m going to miss her tremendously.

It is very quiet here at the moment as Cosmo and I try to get used to life without Clover.

June 15, 2001 ~ July 30, 2012

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Thursday Thirteen by the Better Half of Two Barking Dogs

Thursday Thirteen by Cosmo the Laid Back Labrador (1/2 of Two Barking Dogs) 1)     I like to snuggle. 2)     I would like to snuggle with Clover, but she’s won’t have it.  3)     When we visit the old folks in Florida, I like to snuggle with Misty, aka: The Hairy Beast. 4)     I like to … Continue reading

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Thursday Thirteen by 1/2 of Two Barking Dogs

  Thursday Thirteen by Clover the Irish Labrador  (1/2 of Two Barking Dogs)   1)     I like Chicken. 2)     I like Liver. 3)     I like Chicken Livers. 4)     I like Eggs. 5)     I hate being cooped up in the house all day. 6)     I like to run, and I like to chase Cosmo. 7)     I … Continue reading

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Wanna Puppy, Little Girl? My Public Service Announcement (Reminder)

Originally posted 12/2/2008. I spoke with my mom last night. She said one of her neighbors young daughter was out walking an “adorable” black lab puppy yesterday afternoon. My mom stopped to talk with the girl, and to ooh and ahhh over the puppy. The young girl (12 or 13) was not enjoying the walk, … Continue reading

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Stuff Dogs Like – Chewing!

  chew 1.   to crush or grind with the teeth; masticate. 2. to crush, damage, injure, etc., as if by chewing. 3. to make by or as if by chewing: The puppy chewed a hole in my slipper.    The puppy chewed a hole in my slipper!  How prophetic is that?  Chewing.  We all do it, … Continue reading

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Some Updates; Or, “intelligence, news, tidings, word”

1.  My dad is doing well, but still waiting for the results from his mammogram.  When asked how the test went, he told me “It wasn’t bad, but then I don’t have boobies either.”  Ok.  Thanks for that image dad. 2.  My mom seems to be pretty feisty these days.  She told me today that she called … Continue reading

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Stuff Dogs Like – Watermelon!

First, let me say it is safe for the dog(s) to eat watermelon, just don’t overdo it, ok? My neighbor gave me a watermelon, some tomatoes, and also some blackberries on Sunday.  The tomatoes are gone, as are the blackberries, but I only just sliced up half of the watermelon this morning. Cosmo has become a … Continue reading