Friday, December 23, 2011

A Note From The J-Man: It's My Birthday!

Maggie and Joey at 12 weeks old.  Those are halos not rust stains.

Hi All....'Joey' here, one of your Long and Short of it All hosts.  Today is MY special day, and it seems like it's been all about my new little brother 'Rowdy' lately - I hear people say "oh, look at the cute little puppy, love the wire hair!" and  "awwww, he's so sweet - look at that face.!"  And did you know that my Dad feeds him more food than he does me?  Did you know THAT?  Well today it's all about me.  I'm eleven years old today.  Dad is feeding me lots of extra treats and I'm enjoying playing with my cousins at my grandma's house.  One thing though - I sure do miss my littermate sister 'Maggie' who passed away a few months ago, and would have turned eleven today along with me.  
So, I'm sharing this photo of me and Maggie when we were pups and all naked in the bathtub.  I was about 2 seconds shy of jumping out of the tub in this shot.  See Rowdy - I love you little brother, but we were awful cute too - Dad's little Angels as a matter of fact.  


Anonymous said...

Hope you get lots of green tripe treats for your birthday (and you're allowed to not have to share them with your little brother - unless you want to)!!

Ike, Otto, and Linus

docsdox said...

HAPPY BARKDAY/BIRTHDAY! does this mean you get DOUBLE presents - for Christmas AND birthday?! THAT would be AWESOME! BOL!


Anonymous said...

Happy Birthday Joey!!! The girls send their hugs & loves. Tinker, Windy and Gretel. Merry Christmas to all of you from all of us.

Anonymous said...

Happy Birthday Joey! Have a great day with Dad and Rowdy. Have a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year.

Baxter and Baxter's Mom & Dad.

Ruby and Penny said...

Happy 11th Birthday Joey.
Love Ruby & Penny

Anonymous said...

Happy Birthday Joey!!! :D
Missing Miss Maggie...:(

Wishing you and your family a Merry Christmas
Gatinha, Portugal

Jayne D. and AnnieBelle said...

Happy Birthday To You, Joey!!! And Happy Birthday to sweet Maggie in Heaven. May God Bless you all,
and may you have a lovely, fun 1st Christmas with your new baby Dachshund, Rowdy, and sweet boy Joey, Carson!! With best wishes,
Jayne and Annie

Lovable Lily said...

Happy Birthday big boy! And while we are wishing happy, happy, let me wish you too a happy Christmas!

We will say a prayer for Maggie tomorrow night while in church (and for all others that have passed before us).

Hope Santa Paw's is good to you all!

Lily Belle

Sawyer and Abby said...

We know exactly what you are experiencing, Joey. Ever since our mommy brought our little brother Logan home this past summer, he seems to get all the attention from everyone. Just like Rowdy, Logan always has to carry a toy or a bully stick with him whenever we go outside. People think he's cute, but we think he is a pest. We have to admit to loving him though.....

Happy and healthy birthday!

Jane S. said...

Is there anything cuter than a dachshund puppy? I think not!

Happy Birthday Joey. You're a sweet boy. Enjoy your special treats!

Alicia said...

Super happy birthday Joey!! We love your (and sweet Maggie's) puppy picture, and you look just as adorable now that you're 11 years old. Hope your day was great!


Anonymous said...

Happy b-day Joey! Hope you had lots of fun. We miss Maggie too....hang in there bud.

Oscar and Hans said...

Happy Birthday Joey! Hope you had an awesome day.

We are glad to hear from you. Oscar especially knows your "pain," as it used to be all about him until Hans came along. :)

We want to send Christmas barks and wigglebutts to you and your family - both two- and four-legged. Have a very Blessed Christmas and a biscuit-filled 2012!

Lexi said...

A very happy birthday to you Joey, and a hug *lix* from Bismarch for Dad, Its hard to make it through times like this, but you both will. Merry Christmas and warm fuzzy doxie wiggles and smiles for the new year

Lex & Bis

Anonymous said...

Baron sends you Happy 11th Birthday congratulations today Joey! We're all cute when we're "puppies" aren't we! You and Maggie sure were and angels too!

Merry Christmas to you and your family Joey!

Cynthia (Geneva's mom) said...

Happy Birthday Joey. You and Maggie sure were cuties in that tub.
Enjoy the treats.

Anne said...

Happy belayed bday J-man!!!!! In our household you are ALWAYS cute and we miss Maggie dearly... Our long bodied, tail wagging shout outs to you and even Mr. Rowdy (just cause)... Merry merry to all of you!

Roxie Lou, coco beaneaters and Annie Em

kalyxcorn said...

oh how could i miss this?? happy birthday little buddy. :) :) baxter

jonathan said...

Happy belated birthday, Joey! Let it be known, you're still a handsome guy. Just as cute as the puppy in that picture. :)

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