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34 Responses

    • Anu

      What a twisted sense of humor. You really should think properly what dog breed you choose – if you need one at all. And if your dog does not obey, keep him at its leash.

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      • Amy Vansant

        What a sick sense of reading a story you have. The first sentence says it isn’t my dog.

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  1. Alinthecounty

    I love it when one dog looks at another dog like they’re a complete idiot. Hooray for Gordon the Labradoodle for telling it like it is.

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  2. Sarah

    He sounds like a bad ass. Stalking birds, flying over cliffs, letting out noxious fart fumes. Why, he can even pull off the old gypsy woman look!

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  3. Tiffany N. York

    That first shot looks like he came straight out of the Alien movie. Who knew there was a dog named after a bottle of wine?

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    • Amy Vansant

      I think the French name everything after a bottle of wine. At least that’s what my French friend, Thunderbird, tells me.

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  4. Carrie

    I so needed this today. Laughing out loud (at work of course, so plenty of people to look at me like I’m an idiot)

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  5. Michele Drier

    Oh man, I write vampire romance novels and I HAVE to get one of these dogs! Those red, glowing eyes! Those lovely white fangs!
    This is great, thanks!

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    • Amy Vansant

      We’ve been told his submissive “smile” that looks like he’s bloodthirsty is unique to him and his mother. But I can probably get you a good deal on him…

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      • Joe

        I have two Braques that both “smile”.

        we call it the “Shark Face”

        Awesome dogs.

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  6. Natalie the Singingfool

    No odor can match that of my pit bull’s gaseous emissions as we changed his food to the healthy kind. My husband and I are considering purchasing stock in gas masks.

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  7. Terrye

    You should rent him out for children’s parties. I bet he’d be great! The only dog

    I’ve ever had that was that brand of ‘special’ was a Labraherdsky (Lab, German Shepard, Husky). The guy we got her from was teaching her to fetch on the top of a 3 story building (that was surrounded by flight line on the island of Shemya on the Aleutian Islands – hence the reason he wasn’t on the ground). The ball went over the edge and so did she. Brilliant dog. Smart as a cracked brick.

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    • Amy Vansant

      What the… wait, how does “the island of Shemya” explain why someone was teaching a dog how to fetch ON A ROOF? Is that like part of their religion?

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      • Terrye

        The island is at the very end of the Alaskan Aleutian chain…it’s basically just a HUGE rock that the air force decided to put an air strip on. It’s not uncommon to go out there for what you think is a 2 week stay and get stuck there for a month because of bad weather. It can drive you crazy. 😀

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      • Amy Vansant

        Oh! Is that the island that was in The Big Year about the bird watching? Sounds like it – or nearby, anyway. Ah, hold on. I hate it when people ask me things they could easily google… the movie island was Attu Island.

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      • Terrye

        Same chain of islands, but I believe Shemya is a couple of hundred miles further south out in the middle of nowheresville. 🙂 Attu is a paradise compared to it.

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  8. Judy Black

    If all Labradoodles are like the one in my dog’s obedience class they would win the dog thunderdom . I paid money to try to get something that dog already had. (We failed )You have a gift for writing , let me tell you about English Setters…. I won’t bore you with details but if I wasn’t against dog crushed birds I’d save a lot on my grocery bill.

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    • Amy Vansant

      This is true. We like to claim credit for Gordon but most of his best things came with him at birth.

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  9. Nina Potts

    Now I will remember to only read your blogs before midnight (because they’re like gremlins?). Actually I might wake my girlfriend and several snoring/farting dogs.

    Whenever we get a dog with a blanket/sheet/towel/washcloth over their head we nickname them Babushka. Which might be racist or something. (They can hide under washcloths because they’re chihuahuas. So many chihuahuas…). So now you have another nickname for him when he comes to visit.

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    • Amy Vansant

      I have to agree. He’s ADORABLE as a the woman from Thinner. (and don’t tell anyone, but we sort of love him.)

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  10. Jen

    Ah, sounds like he has a similar gas problem as my Bernese Mtn Dog. I have got to get that under control. It’s painful smelling him. These purebred dogs are delicate flowers.

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  11. Carrie - Cannibalistic Nerd

    My sister used to work at a physical therapy clinic for dogs, and I went to visit one day, and a dog there was making that crazy smile face, and I felt so bad for whatever neurological trauma she had endured, and my sister told me, no, that’s just her way of saying hi. I wonder if she had terrible toots too, like if it’s a genetic combo.

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  12. zrusilla

    My Braque du Bourbonnais is usually addressed as The Beast instead of his name. Occasionally he is Crazy Beast, Stupid Beast or Damned Beast. We love him to death anyway though.

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