Archive for the ‘Holiday & Festive Occassions’ category

Merry Christmas from Cookie

December 26, 2013

“Until one has loved an animal, a part of one’s soul remains unawakened.”

-Anatole France


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Merry Christmas from Cookie! 

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And her mini-me on the tree!

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However you spent it, we hope your holiday was a real treat.

Warm & fuzzies, Cookie & Co.

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A Christmas Visit

December 6, 2013

Cookie Here!  ‘Tis the season for family visits.  I was so happy that my canine cousin Annie stopped by the other day.  She is oodles of golden-doodle fun!

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Hanging out with Annie is the best.  Especially when we’re by the Christmas tree!

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We were so happy we double-hugged Diana.    

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Wishing you many warm-and-fuzzy moments this holiday season!  Woofs, Cookie

 

Thankful For a Community That Loves and Helps Dogs Like Me

November 27, 2013

Cookie here!  Tomorrow is Thanksgiving, and I’m so excited!  Lots of visitors equals lots of attention…not to mention lots of treats!

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Even though it’s a holiday, I’ll still need my walks.  One of the many things I’m grateful for is living in a town where the people on the street are so kind to me and all the other dogs here.  From our Letter Carrier who often stops his truck to pass me a bone, to the many folks who stop me for a “pat and chat,” and to the shops on Katonah Avenue who leave out bowls of fresh water for the passing pups, I really do feel the love!

Did you know that the Hudson Valley Pet Pantry is helping individuals and families who need help feeding their pets due to job loss or financial hardship?  Since 2010 they have been helping people facing hard times keep their pets by providing food supplies for dogs, cats, birds, rabbits and other domestic animals.  Currently they are helping keep 653 animals at home and out of shelters by providing free pet food to 257 families and individuals.   

So here’s to Susan Katz, Founder & President, Kathy Ferri, Director of Pantry Operations, and all the other good people at the Hudson Valley Pet Pantry.  I am thankful for great people like you!

If you’d like to learn more about how you can help the pantry this holiday season, their contact information is below.

Happy Thanksgiving to You & Yours, furry and otherwise!

Woofs, Cookie

Hudson Valley Pet Food Pantry
P.O. Box 1296
White Plains, NY  10602
E-mail: hvpetfoodpantry@aol.com
(914) 907-3433 (Administration & Donations)
 
 

 

Cookie’s Campfire Song

August 7, 2013

Here’s a little doggy-ditty for your next campfire! 

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Oh It’s RUFF RUFF RUFF RUFF being a dog, dinner out of a can

Please take me  to a restaurant,  I’ll sit just like a man!

Oh it’s RUFF RUFF RUFF RUFF being a dog, can’t even drive a car

Can’t sleep on the bed, don’t like it when you shed, it’s doggone too far!

You mustn’t chase the mailman, you cannot chew the rug,

Whatever you do, don’t let them see those ten-foot holes you dug!

They give you names like “Rover” or “Fido” or “Fiff”

I know those names sound good to you, but they’re embarrassing to me!

You mustn’t chase the mailman, or make the kitties squeak,

They take you for a walk on a leash like maybe once a week!

Oh it’s RUFF RUFF RUFF RUFF being a dog, dinner out of a can

Please take me  to a restaurant I’ll sit just like a man!

Oh it’s RUFF RUFF RUFF RUFF being a dog, can’t even drive a car

Can’t sleep on the bed, don’t like it when you shed, it’s doggone too far!

(KEY CHANGE:  A-LA “GLORY, GLORY HALLELUJAH”)

We mustn’t forget our puppy pals who fought for four-footed hounds!

Who fought the fights for doggy rights to keep us from the pound!

Like Snoopy, Lassie,  Rin Tin Tin and HUCKLEBERRRRRRY HOOOOOOUUUND……

A DOG IS MAN’S BEST FRIEND!  BUT …………………………..

(BACK TO ORIGINAL KEY)

Oh It’s RUFF RUFF RUFF RUFF being a dog, dinner out of a can

Please take me to a restaurant, I’ll sit just like a man!

Oh it’s RUFF RUFF RUFF RUFF being a dog can’t even drive a car

Can’t sleep on the bed, don’t like it when you shed, it’s doggone TOOOO FARRRRR!

Thank you Sophia for teaching me this great song!    And wishing YOU starry nights, s’mores, and Happy Trails! Cookie

I’m an Irish Shepherd Today….

March 17, 2013

HAPPY ST. PATRICK’S DAY!!!!!

AS SPOTTED BY COOKIE IN TARRYTOWN….

BARK & MEOW’S ST. WONDER FUL WINDOW

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Happy Birthday Cookie!

March 14, 2013

Last March, we brought Cookie home with us from the breeder where she was born.  She was just eight weeks old.  That night, after a 3-hour plus drive home with our new “baby,” our dear friend Andy came over and took a picture of us all together to commemorate her first night with us at home.  Can you believe how little she was?  This is the puppy we fell in love with.

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My, what a difference a year makes!  The puppy we fell in love with has grown into the dog we all adore.  We asked Andy to come take our picture again.  This is us, today!

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We had to celebrate this important milestone, so we had a little party, and Sophia gave her a special treat: a delicious Pawsitively Gourmet chicken liver dog cupcake-shaped cookie – it was beautiful and Cookie LOVED it.  In addition to the treat, Atticus gave Cookie a “birthday present” of a new teddy bear wubba.  Cookie loves those things!  Here she is enjoying both the cookie and the wubba.

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Cookie, every day with you is a party, and we love you!  Happy Birthday, “baby-doggy”!

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(Side note: I was pleased with the Pawsitively Gourmet cookie purchase and would totally splurge and buy these again – it was really cute to see Cookie lick it all over for a few minutes before gobbling it up – she really knew it was a special treat.  Visit http://www.PawsitivelyGourmet.com to find them for sale near you.  In case you’re curious about the recipe for a good dog cookie, the ingredients in this chicken liver flavored cookie were whole wheat flour, chicken livers, yogurt coating, carob coating, vegetable oil, corn syrup, eggs, and cornmeal. They also offer Peanut Butter and Wheat-free Sweet Potato cookies, too.)

A Valentine from Cookie

February 11, 2013

Cookie Loves You!  Have a Happy Valentine’s Day!

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