Monday, August 26, 2013

Happy National Dog Day! Dog bought for 3 cigarettes!

 Donny Eslinger was a soldier in Afghanistan.

One day, he found a tiny little puppy wandering the streets and bought him for three cigarettes.

After him carrying out in his backpack, the two were inseparable, sharing their meals together and living back at Donny's checkpoint.

Then one day, Donny was caught in a mortar blast and received a puncture wound to the chest, head injuries, several broken ribs and lost his spleen.

When he was rushed to a military hospital to undergo life saving procedures, his dog, Smoke, was left behind!

Eventually Donny was moved back home and received a purple heart from President Obama.

He is now recovering at a hospital in Maryland.

After five months of trying, his fellow soldiers were able to finally get Smoke back to the US.

So Donny's dad surprised him with a visit to the hospital, and brought a special friend with him.

Smoke!!

His dad said:

    "This dog Smoke will help him heal even faster. He's a strong kid and he's done remarkably well."

Donny is expected to make a full recovery.

Yay! Happy ending!

"Donny Eslinger was a soldier in Afghanistan.

One day, he found a tiny little puppy wandering the streets and bought him for three cigarettes.

After him carrying out in his backpack, the two were inseparable, sharing their meals together and living back at Donny's checkpoint.

Then one day, Donny was caught in a mortar blast and received a puncture wound to the chest, head injuries, several broken ribs and lost his spleen.

When he was rushed to a military hospital to undergo life saving procedures, his dog, Smoke, was left behind!

Eventually Donny was moved back home and received a purple heart from President Obama.

He is now recovering at a hospital in Maryland.

After five months of trying, his fellow soldiers were able to finally get Smoke back to the US.

So Donny's dad surprised him with a visit to the hospital, and brought a special friend with him.

Smoke!!

His dad said:

"This dog Smoke will help him heal even faster. He's a strong kid and he's done remarkably well."

Donny is expected to make a full recovery.

Yay! Happy ending!"
Sandie of SandieAndFriends says that tomorrow ANOTHER DOG will be here having been interviewed!!  Yay!

Sunday, August 25, 2013

Talk to the animals

Rex Harrison in Doctor Dolittle, 1967



I thought I'd share something that my mom plays for me!  I used to talk to our guinea pigs, horses, and ostrich! 

My mommy and me talking to a horse!


My dad petting and talking to a horse!
  
My dad talking and feeding the ostriches!
   
Just some information about the ostriches at this ostrich farm that we all went to.  My dad held me up to see the ostrich.  That was weird!


Youtube:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YpBPavEDQCk

"Oh, if I could talk to the animals, just imagine it
Chatting with a chimp in chimpanzee
Imagine talking to a tiger, chatting with a cheetah
What a neat achievement it would be

If we could talk to the animals and learn their languages
Maybe take an animal degree
I'd study elephant and eagle, buffalo and beagle
Alligator, guinea pig and flea

I would converse in polar bear and python
I would curse in fluent kangaroo
If people asked me, "Can you speak rhinoceros?"
I'd say, "Of courserous, can't you?"

If I conferred with our furry friends, man to animal
Think of the amazing repartee
If I could walk with the animals and talk with the animals
Grunt, squeak and squawk with the animals
And lord, they could talk to me

If I could talk to the animals
Think what fun we'd have asking over crocodiles for tea
Or maybe lunch with two or three lions, walruses and sea lions
What a lovely place the world would be

If I spoke slang to orangutan, oh
The advantages, any fool on earth can plainly see
Discussing Eastern art and dramas with intellectual llamas
That's a big step forward you'll agree

I'd learn to speak in antelope and turtle
My Pekingese would be extremely good
If I were asked to sing in hippopotamus
I'd say, "Whynotamous and I would"

If you stop and think of it, there's no doubt of it
I could win a place in history
If I could walk with the animals and talk with the animals
Grunt, squeak, squawk with the animals
And they could squeak and squawk and speak and talk to me

They would talk to me, yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah
The animals and me, can't you see me with them?
We're walking like friends
Talking like [Incomprehensible]"
 
 Writer: Bricusse, Leslie
Lyrics © EMI Music Publishing
 
A little geeky You Tube:
 
 
 


Can your pet talk to me in an interview I have that is real easy to do?  If so, contact me at carolynjmullin@gmail.com, thanks!

Friday, August 23, 2013

May I Interview your Pet?

This is me and dad when I graduated from Obedience School and became an AKC Good Citizen! 


Do you have a pet I could interview?  If so, please add me as a friend at FaceBook and then in private please tell me your email address please?  Please send to my mom at: CarolynJMullin@gmail.com  

Click here if you would like to be my friend on FaceBook!  Thanks!  https://www.facebook.com/sandiewoofmullin

Here are the questions so you are not too nervous!  Please don't answer these on the comments, I need all the interviews I could get.  Does someone think you could get me an INTERVIEW with the President's Dogs?  Wooo hooo!



    (I need pictures of you and your human parents!)

Who is in the main photo with you?  Who took the photo?

Where and when and what was the occasion?


How did you get your name?  Any nicknames?

How did you and your human parents come together?

When you go for a ride, who sits in the front seat and who sits in the back and why?

Favorite foods?
Favorite treats?
Any favorite pals in the house or outside the house?

What is the pecking order in your home?

Favorite toys?
Any stories to tell?

What is your human parent/s best quality?
Can you show it in a photo?  
 
If you were to hide a time capsule in the back yard or on your property, what main item would go in there and why?  What would the message to the future say?  
Favorite tv show?
Favorite human food and why?
Who was your favorite Presidential pet?
And finally, if you could speak English or your human native’s language what would you tell or ask?
Any other photos?
(Thank you for taking the time to have this interview from your pet’s point of view!)

Thursday, August 22, 2013

First Interview! Bailey Connolly (of Joe and Cathy Connolly, authors!) Aug. 22, 2013

Who is in the main photo?  Mom, Dad, my brother Booth and ME!  Who took the photo? My Uncle took the photo.

Where and when and what was the occasion?  It was taken in our back yard last summer for the book Mom and Dad wrote called “If I Should Die Before My Dog”.


How did you get your name?  The name I had when Mom and Dad got me was “Wilma” my Mom hated it and felt that I needed a cute name, then my Dad came up with “Bailey” and Mom and I really liked it!  Any nicknames?  Yes, I have LOTS of nicknames!  A couple of them are, Bunny,(cause I’m so small) and Bailey-Kins.

How did you and your human parents come together?  My Mom had another furkid named Ashley, Mom had her for a very long time.  Dad rescued Ashley and took her home.   When Ashley went to Rainbow Bridge Mom was very sad for a long time.  A couple years later she told Dad she really wanted another little one, then they found ME~

When you go for a ride, who sits in the front seat and who sits in the back and why?  I get to sit in the front with Mom and Dad and Booth sits in the back because he’s SOOOO big!

Favorite foods?  My favorite food is hamburger.

Favorite treats?  Is Ice Cream!!!

Any favorite pals in the house or outside the house? Yes, Mom and Dad LOL

What is the pecking order in your home?  I’m the “Boss”, Booth is a brat dog and “Lily” is our princess kitty.  They both make me mad sometimes because I don’t want them to think they can take over the house!
               See, Booth likes to get in MY BED!!



Favorite toys?  My favorite toy is my “Mousey”, she’s purple and she has squeakers all over inside and I have to find them!


Any stories to tell?  No not really, other than I love my life with my Mom and Dad!

What is your human parent/s best quality?  How much they love me and protect me!

Can you show it in a photo?  




Here’s my Christmas presents, my new coat and my frog pillow, AND my stocking full of treats!!



If you were to hide a time capsule in the back yard or on your property, what main item would go in there and why? Probably I would put in one of my really tiny crocheted balls in there.  What would the message to the future say?  Hope someone still makes these so you can have one.  If not, sorry bout’ your luckSmile


Favorite tv show?  Any of the dog programs on Animal Planet!


Favorite human food and why?  Hamburger, because it tastes SOOO GOOD!


Who was your favorite Presidential pet?  I like BO.


And finally, if you could speak English or your human's native language what would you tell or ask?  First I would Thank them for taking me, my life was so scary, I had 5 homes before my first birthday.  I never knew if someone took me in the car if I would go home or they were giving me away again.  Then I was scared when I first met Mom and Dad and they did take me away again, BUT I now, because of them, have my forever home.  Mom tells me everyday how much she loves ME~


Any other photos?


Here. I’m making sure the sheets don’t go without ME!



 I like to check on Mom’s gardens, to make sure my brother Booth hasn’t messed them up!

SANDIE:  Wow Bailey you are a wonderful dog and have a nice pet and human family!  Thank you for the interview and we will have to invite Booth for one too!

Wednesday, August 21, 2013

How much do you know about pets? Quizzes to take!

What?

I don't about you, but I am learning everyday about pets.  Ones that I might like to have live with me and ones, not so!

Here is a quiz for dog parents to take!  Be sure to give your dog a treat from me while you are busy taking this quiz!  My favorite would be a carrot!  But it you put a vegetarian bisquit and a carrot in front of me which do you think I would choose?

That is the first stuffed animal I was given!  I shredded it!
DOG QUIZ:
http://www.queendom.com/tests/quiz/index.htm?idRegTest=844

    Be sure to tell me your score in the comments!

I've got wrinkles like you dude, but where is your hair??!


How much do you know about Presidential pets Quiz:

http://www.csmonitor.com/USA/Politics/2012/0618/How-much-do-you-know-about-presidential-pets-Take-our-quiz/The-alligator

   Be sure to tell me how you scored in the comments!


I'm an AKC Good Citizen Dog! 



Since I graduated and have a diploma I think that makes me good enough to ask other pets INTERVIEW QUESTIONS!



Speaking of comments.... do you have a pet I could interview?  If so, please add me as a friend at FaceBook and then in private please tell me your email address please?

Click here:  https://www.facebook.com/sandiewoofmullin

Here are the questions so you are not too nervous!  Please don't answer these on the comments, I need all the interviews I could get.  Does someone think you could get me an INTERVIEW with the President's Dogs?  Wooo hooo!



    (I need pictures of you and your human parents!)

Who is in the main photo with you?  Who took the photo?

Where and when and what was the occasion?


How did you get your name?  Any nicknames?

How did you and your human parents come together?

When you go for a ride, who sits in the front seat and who sits in the back and why?

Favorite foods?

Favorite treats?

Any favorite pals in the house or outside the house?

What is the pecking order in your home?

Favorite toys?

Any stories to tell?

What is your human parent/s best quality?
Can you show it in a photo? 
If you were to hide a time capsule in the back yard or on your property, what main item would go in there and why?  What would the message to the future say?  

Favorite tv show?

Favorite human food and why?

Who was your favorite Presidential pet?

And finally, if you could speak English or your human native’s language what would you tell or ask?

Any other photos?

Thank you for taking the time to have this interview from your pet’s point of view!









Tuesday, August 20, 2013

Welcome to Sandie and Friends!

Woof!
Welcome to my blog!  I am Sandie!  I will be interviewing my current dog friends and dogs I hope to meet!  The above picture is my mom and dad with me.  They are my BEST FRIENDS! They rescued me on my PTS date at the kill "shelter."  My mom and dad don't think that the two words go together.  How can you shelter a dog and then PTS?  I will show adoptable dogs in my area and Los Angeles.  My heart really goes out to them!


I love Saturdays when I clean my teeth!

I will also share about my favorites and my friend's favorites.  I won't be telling you what dog food to feed your dog or tell you anything that isn't polite.  I'm a happy dog and want to be with happy people visitors and get to know your dog (or cat! or horse! or any animal)  I used to live with guinea pigs and then I got too curious so when the last one went to the bridge, my parents didn't bring anymore.  I also had a fish brother and fish sister.  They were fat and when they died they went to live in the garden!  I am pro adoption, pro dog rights (do cats understand that I have the right to chase them??) and I'll share a lot more with you as we go day by day!


Prancer, my dog friend who is Blind.



Can you see which of these animals is Prancer?



"BEAR" and the guinea pig rescue my parents used to have


Bear's puppies (great ending to a story about Bear)


Tina on her favorite spot on the couch!  This was in 2004 and she was a Basenji Lab mix.


My mom loves to SCRAPBOOK about me and the rest of her family!  She made this page about me when I first came to be their dog!

I will also share about dog rescuing and other animal rescuing.  I am a Sharpei Mix (my vet. said that some is Labrador mixed in me!)  I am not a Sharpei Pit Bull  (but I love pits!)  The people who live at the beach with me used to be afraid of my gentle leader as they used to think that it was a muzzle on me so now I have a harness and nothing goes across my face except for kisses from my parents and other dogs! 


I want to announce that in October, I will be having a PHOTO CONTEST with prizes for the DOG with the best Halloween Costume!  I think I will be wearing this wig!

I wub wub wub this wig!