Saturday, December 7, 2019

My person is crazy (or, The Sweater)

Dear friends,

My person bought me a SWEATER! ME! Cobi! This is preposterous! I am a Dog of the snow and the cold!

Okay, yes, I have lost a bunch of fur this past year. Okay, yes, I have no fluffy undercoat left. Okay, yes, I have bare patches around my neck where you can see my pink skin when the wind blows.

But, really - a SWEATER?!??

She says it is only for the coldest of cold days in the snow. She says hopefully I will not need to wear it at all. She says it is "just in case" because she does not want me to shiver.

But, really - a SWEATER?!??

She says it is hand-knitted. She says it is wool, and the wool came from sheeps that were treated nicely. She says this sweater can get snowy and still feel warm.

But, really - a SWEATER?!?? Really?!??


Pee Ess Do not worry, Vet says I seem to be very fine. No one knows why my undercoat fur disappeared last January and did not come back. They did very many tests, and everything is normal. They say perhaps I am just getting old. (I covered my ears at that part, eleven-and-a-half isn't THAT old!)

Pee Pee Ess Okay, I do look kind of swanky, don't you think? But do not tell my person. I would rather not wear the sweater ever again, thank-you-very-much.


Thursday, December 5, 2019

Top of the world! (by Ojo)

Hi hi hi! Ojo here! I was sunny and cold on top of the world. The wind was blowing smells from all over!


Have you ever been to the top of the world?


Monday, December 2, 2019

I did a Bad by accident! (by Ojo)

Hi hi hi! Ojo here. I did a Bad! It was by accident!


These packages were under the tree. I knew they were for us! Why should we have to wait? I wanted to open them NOW! And so I did! Is this very, very Bad?


So what if one said "To Cobi" on it? Cobi doesn't like unwrapping anyways! I was just helping her!

Is this very, very Bad?

Okay, so then I may have gone back to under the tree and started to open one that wasn't even a Dog toy. It was something for one of our people. But can you blame me? Unwrapping is so much fun!

Is this very, very Bad? And why are all the presents now up where I cannot reach them???

Friday, November 15, 2019

A tale of two smells (by Ojo)

Hi hi hi! Ojo here! This is a story about a SMELL. TWO smells, actually! It has a happy start, a bad middle, and a happy ending! Are you ready? Here is my story!

Chapter One

Once upon a time there was ME, Ojo! I went running by a big river. My nose detected something amazing: a Very Dead and Decaying Thing! What a find!

I rolled in the Very Dead and Decaying Thing. I rolled and rolled and rolled! My whole body was covered in gunk. It was sticky. It was goopy. It was slimy. It gave me spiky points on my fur!

Once upon a time there was ME, Ojo. I had a Very Good Stink on me.

Then, tragedy. My person gave me a bath. She wet me and washed me and soaped me and scrubbed me, until I smelled like dog shampoo.

But I promised this story has a happy ending, so here's what happened next: My fur dried. And I still smelled like Very Dead and Decaying Thing! I felt happy indeed!

But wait, there's more!

Chapter Two

Once upon a time there was ME, Ojo! A few days later I went running by a little creek. My nose detected something amazing: a Very Large Pile of Poop! What a find!

I rolled in the Very Large Pile of Poop. I rolled and rolled and rolled! My whole body was covered in gunk. It was sticky. It was goopy. It was slimy. It gave me spiky points on my fur!

Once upon a time there was ME, Ojo. Now I had TWO Very Good Stinks on me.

Then, tragedy. My person gave me a bath. She wet me and gave me an apple cider vinegar rinse. Then she wet me again and put enzyme cleaner on me. (Can you imagine?!?) Then she wet me again and washed me and soaped me and scrubbed me, until I smelled like apple cider vinegar and enzyme cleaner and dog shampoo.

But I still promised this story has a happy ending, so here's what happened next:

My fur is drying. And I still smell like Very Dead and Decaying Thing AND Very Large Pile of Poop! Hurray!



Sunday, November 10, 2019

We are here

Where is here? By a Lake in the fog and the rain, of course!


Thursday, November 7, 2019

You are out there...

...and I am in here. Why can I not be out there with you? Wait, what is that you're carrying? It is a bag from inside that store? Does it have any bacon in it? Or Dog treats?*


* Editor's note: There were indeed dog treats in the bag.

Saturday, November 2, 2019

Ducky had an accident in my mouth, can you fix him? (by Ojo)

Hi hi hi. Ojo here. Ducky had an accident in my mouth.


It was an oops. didn't mean to remove his leg! Can you fix him so I can give him back to Cobi? Pretty please?