Monday, May 01, 2006

old dog

It was 15 years ago today that I brought four-month-old Zoe home from the shelter. She doesn't look a day over 13, does she? :) Photo taken but moments ago.


Anonymous krista said...


1/5/06 4:47 p.m.  
Blogger andrea said...

Oh look at that puff ball!! He looks like a snuggler.

1/5/06 5:17 p.m.  
Blogger tiffinix said...

Zoe is such a cutie - she certainly does not look a day over 13! xo

1/5/06 6:32 p.m.  
Blogger exquisite corpse said...

ExQuiSItE CoRpsE
InvIteS yOu tO
pLaY wE gaMe

1/5/06 8:40 p.m.  
Blogger kyknoord said...

So... any new tricks in the pipeline?

1/5/06 10:32 p.m.  
Blogger Caroline said...

Kyknoord said it first -- but I'm curious too..

And she looks wonderfully fluffy.

2/5/06 1:27 a.m.  
Blogger susan said...

she is very very cute, for a dog! nice photo a

2/5/06 4:38 a.m.  
Blogger Sheri Burhoe said...

Nice sunny outdoor picture of your doggie ! :)

2/5/06 5:02 a.m.  
Blogger carla said...

She looks like a sweetie... a bit like a plump fox:> Pretty pup!

2/5/06 8:46 a.m.  
Anonymous bookboy said...

Good for you, bringing her home from a shelter. To bad more people don't make this there first stop instead of the puppy farms. We have two from the shelter.

2/5/06 9:54 a.m.  
Blogger albina said...

I am just wondering what a Hellcat would say? Hm…
She looks like an incredibly fun dog.

2/5/06 10:37 a.m.  
Blogger ValGalArt said...

she is the cutest thing that ever lived! Except for Zappa and Rat of course!!!

2/5/06 10:48 a.m.  
Blogger andrea said...

Andrea: She looks like a snuggler but she's not a very touchy-feely dog. Far too business like, protecting home and hearth!

Tiffinix: I think she has a pretty good chance of making 16. Only 8 months to go!

Kyknoord & Caroline: Old dog, no new tricks for years I'm afraid. Same old tricks (bite the postman).

Carla: She's mostly fur, but she is also more portly than she needs to be. The only way to take it off is to starve her but she loves her grub too much for that. When all you do is sleep all day, dinnertime is the highlight of the day!

Bookboy: We have two of those, too, and a cat.

Albina: She was once a ton of fun, but she's been old for along time now and since she's had thousands of dollars of surgery on her hind legs (ACL surgeries on both knees) she can barely manage the stairs, so is competely sedentary now.

2/5/06 10:52 a.m.  
Blogger Brian Lavery said...

What a great dog! Thank you for getting her from the shelter.

2/5/06 11:55 a.m.  
Blogger Cherrypie said...

I love rough collies. She looks far more intelligent than Lassie x

2/5/06 2:11 p.m.  
Blogger sugar mama said...

She's very cute! I love seeing pets from shelters join happy families. I think the traditional 15th anniversary gift is crystal... probably lost on her!

2/5/06 7:10 p.m.  
Blogger CeCe said...

She looks like quite the love dog!

2/5/06 7:25 p.m.  
Blogger kate said...

too funny... she looks great for what 91 in human years! lol

cheers! K

3/5/06 7:30 a.m.  
Blogger Nabeel said...

that dog is 13 years old? nice .. well I wouldn't be able to tell .. i am not a dog owner and have no clue about their ages .. how long is a dog's life span?

3/5/06 10:56 a.m.  
Blogger Nan said...

Looks like you have to be fast to keep up with her. What a fun and cuddly looking dog!

3/5/06 1:43 p.m.  
Blogger andrea said...

Nabeel: She is 15 and that's old for a big dog.
Nan: She's crippled and slow!

3/5/06 3:55 p.m.  
Blogger frank h said...

nice guy!

(our dog passed away ... veeeeeery old one year ago.... he lived a very pampared life anyways)

great friends!

3/5/06 9:26 p.m.  
Blogger Reluctant Nomad said...

It's a dog's life!

4/5/06 3:26 a.m.  
Blogger The Unknown said...

Love, love ,love fluffy dogs.

7/5/06 12:00 a.m.  

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