black labs / camera critters

I Wub You

I’m playing around with my new Sony Bloggie Camera — this is the first photo I took when trying to figure out which buttons to push.  It is any easy camera to use, and I’m having fun figuring it out.  Clover and Cosmo are excellent models! Continue reading

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I was wondering some more …

I was wondering, some more Have you ever noticed the car or truck with that sticker “How’s My Driving” or “I’m a Safe Driver,” with a toll-free number for you to call and compliment or complain about the driver’s skills?  I was wondering if anyone ever calls those numbers.  I have been thinking about getting … Continue reading

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Wanna Puppy, Little Girl? My Public Service Announcement (Reprint/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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July 4th – Fireworks – Keep Your Dog(s) Safe, Please!

Courtesy of the ASPCA – here are some guidelines for keeping your dog(s) safe during the upcoming July 4th celebrations.  Cosmo will sit by my side with his head in my lap, or snoozing away during the whole thing.  Clover, on the other hand, will be medicated and hopefully sleeping in the bath tub or … Continue reading

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Camera Critters — ASPCA (short) Video on Christmas Puppies & Puppy Mill Info – Please Watch!

I found this video to be informative and inoffensive.  Please take a look.  Nothing on the video to break your heart, just to help share some facts about puppies! Here is a link to another of my posts about Christmas Puppies. Continue reading

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Stuff Dogs Like – Wagging Their Tails!

Did you hear the one about the boy afraid to pet a neighbor’s dog?  The owner says, “He’s friendly – look, he’s even wagging his tail.” The boy responds, “Yeah, but he’s barking and growling.  I don’t know which end to believe!” Ok, stupid joke!  It really is all about being able to read a … Continue reading

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No Kong? No Problem!

The other day, I could only find one of the Kong’s.  Rather, Clover could only find one, and she kept throwing it at me.  From about two feet away, she flings the darn thing at me!  I ignored her a couple of times, but her aim was getting too good.  Ok.  A little bit of … Continue reading