Wednesday, December 21, 2011

Wordless Wednesday!

(And he knows who's been naughty or nice!)
ps: If you'd like to see more pictures of my doggie daycare pals with Santa, check out the Barker Lounge FaceBook page!

Friday, December 16, 2011

A Treasure!

One of our new blogging friends, 47 from has recently discovered her talent and love of drawing. She had asked if anyone would like to have their pet sketched. So Mom commented on her blog and we were so happy she chose me as one of her subjects!
Well, when we saw the finished sketch, we were amazed! Mom was taught (many years ago) that an important part of drawing was to be able to see what is really there, not what your mind perceives to be there. 47 captured me in my "glory" as mom likes to say. From the diamond on my nose to the bones on my collar!

But what was even nicer were the wonderful words 47 used in describing her process in creating my portrait. We were so touched by her thoughtfulness!
She'll be sketching a few more pets, so if you have a minute, please check out to see what she and her dogs Rocco and Leia have been up to!
Thanks fur stopping by buddies, baroooo!

Saturday, December 10, 2011

What To Do!

Hi buddies!
Christmas is just a few weeks away. Decorations are going up & I have to watch my tail, (literally!) so I don't accidentally "sweep" anything off the table or tree! Well, our tree isn't up yet, but I've been practicing being careful.
I think it's much safer to stick to my sofa. I rearrange the cushions just right and it's a win, win. At least until mom gets home!
Now, I'd like to ask fur some advice. Lately a momma kitty and her kittens have been visiting our porch. I'm pretty cool with my indoor kitties, but sometimes I don't appreciate the outdoor kitties so much. I try not to be too barky, but I'm afraid mom's going to think we have room fur more! Baroooo! No way! She puts out food fur them but now that it's getting colder, she's beginning to worry about them and has been hoping to get them into a real home.

She'd like to try to take them to a shelter, but is afraid they might be worse off there. So if anyone has any advice, we'd really appreciate it buddies. Thanks fur everything!

Monday, December 5, 2011


Hi buddies!
Mom gets a little nostalgic every now and then fur my puppy days. Even I have to admit, I was one rambunctious pup!
So we thought we could share a couple "now and then" pictures with you!
This is me on my "Gotcha" Day, seeing my home fur the first time!

I approved, barooo!

Checking out my yard, lots of new smells!

Just look at me now! Mom says I'm still cute as ever, no matter how big I've grown. (And I still have my little pink "scottie dog" spot on my nose too!)
We're a little late on this weekend's blog hop, but glad we made it!
Thanks fur stopping by buddies!

Friday, December 2, 2011

Winter's On The Way!

Winter's coming buddies, before you know it, we'll be dipping our paws (and noses) into the snow. After last year's long, snowy winter, mom shudders just thinking about it, but we have to be prepared!
Morton Salt’s Safe-T-Pet® ice melt is sponsoring a public service campaign, kicking off on Dec. 22, 2011, with “National Keep Pets Safe in Winter Day" and running through January 2012. The purpose of this is to make our two legged friends aware of the dangers that winter can bring to their pets and other outdoor creatures. We've included some of their tips and added a few of our own. It's always better to be safe than sorry!
Because of my short coat, if I'm out for a long walk, mom makes sure I'm wearing a coat or sweater. Since I'm a scent hound, I'm never off leash (unless at a secure dog park or my doggy daycare). We're more apt to get lost if our once familiar haunts become covered in snow. And just in case, always make sure we have our id tags on!
We use pet-friendly ice melters such as Morton® Safe-T-Pet® on our steps and sidewalks, but our paws are always wiped with a damp cloth after a stroll around the neighborhood. You never can tell what a coonhound might have walked through buddies!
Please don't forget, anti-freeze is deadly for dogs and kitties! Because we're drawn to the sweet taste, mom's extra vigilant when we see any spills in the street or driveways. A little bit is all it can take to make us very sick or worse! If your people have it in the garage, remind them to be sure to keep it tightly sealed and out of our reach.
We have a few outdoor kitties in our neighborhood, along with squirrels and other animals. Be sure to make some noise on your car hood before starting the engine, just in case somebody snuck in to keep out of the cold.
You can find more safety tips on Morton’s Facebook page and on their website

Now the good news! Morton is making a donation of $20,000 to the ASPCA to help keep pets safe in homes and in shelters! You can help increase this donation for the ASPCA by simply visiting the Morton Salt Facebook page ( and “liking” the page. Morton will donate an additional $1 to the ASPCA for every unique “like” received between October 1, 2011 and January 31, 2012! Up to $75,000 in total donations!!! Now we're just newbies at this blogging, but it would be terrific if when you visit their Facebook page, please let them know that Prudence pup sent you!
Thanks fur stopping by buddies, stay safe and warm!