Dawg Gone It!

I had so much fun reading all of your guesses about this picture. Some of you thought I was having a really bad day, and some of you thought we were going to get a puppy for Christmas. With six people, a dog, and a cat living in our house, do you really think we need another pet?

Well, apparently my darling husband thought we did. :)

The cute little dog in my last post is not our new dog. But, it looks a lot like the newest member of our family. If it were up to me, we would not have added another pet to our home. However, my hubby's eyes lit up like a little kid on Christmas morning the first time he saw this dog. I think he had tears in his eyes. I have such a wonderful, loving husband; how in the world could I deny him a chance to have the dog of his dreams?

Meet Dewey the Dawg.



He's smiling--really, he is.

Dewey is a 5 year old pure blooded English bulldog. These dogs are expensive around here (you know--the GEORGIA BULLDOGS) and usually sell for $1,000-$2,000. Dewey has been "fixed", and we have adopted him from a doggie foster family. He didn't cost us anything, unless you count the zillion pounds of dog food we had to buy. Did I mention he weighs 90 pounds? I'm not kidding. He's going on a diet!

Dewey is just hilarious! He is very smart and acts like he knows exactly what you're saying to him. When he eats, he sounds like a dinosaur; or at least what I think a dinosaur would sound like. If he hears the word "treat" he comes running to catch it. I think he swallows it whole. And the snoring! I have always been happy that I married a man who doesn't snore. Well, you can hear Dewey snoring all the way across the house!

Although Dewey is house trained, the plan is for him to be an outside dog. We have a large fenced dog run with a big dog house just perfect for him. It's in the 30's here at night right now, so Mr. C wants Dewey to stay inside until the weather warms up. He's actually very well-behaved and loving, so I don't mind him being inside.

Buddy the schnauzer and Sassy the cat are not sure what has invaded their home. Buddy has been barking at Dewey all day, and Sassy just peeks at him from time to time. I think that if we put Buddy and Dewey outside together for a couple of hours Buddy will get over his anxiety. Dewey is very friendly to Buddy and Sassy. Hopefully they'll adjust in the next few days.


Our children, who are still in Florida, don't have a clue about Dewey. They are going to be so surprised when they get home and see him. The family Dewey lived with had several children, and Dewey just loved to snuggle and play with them. I think Dewey is going to fit in just great in our family.

For those of you Florida people who read my blog and will see my kids in the next few days let me warn you: NOT A WORD about Dewey!!! They will be coming home at the end of the week--I can't wait!

And yes, Mom, I know exactly what you're thinking. :)

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Tuesday, December 04, 2007
Dawg Gone It!
I had so much fun reading all of your guesses about this picture. Some of you thought I was having a really bad day, and some of you thought we were going to get a puppy for Christmas. With six people, a dog, and a cat living in our house, do you really think we need another pet?

Well, apparently my darling husband thought we did. :)

The cute little dog in my last post is not our new dog. But, it looks a lot like the newest member of our family. If it were up to me, we would not have added another pet to our home. However, my hubby's eyes lit up like a little kid on Christmas morning the first time he saw this dog. I think he had tears in his eyes. I have such a wonderful, loving husband; how in the world could I deny him a chance to have the dog of his dreams?

Meet Dewey the Dawg.



He's smiling--really, he is.

Dewey is a 5 year old pure blooded English bulldog. These dogs are expensive around here (you know--the GEORGIA BULLDOGS) and usually sell for $1,000-$2,000. Dewey has been "fixed", and we have adopted him from a doggie foster family. He didn't cost us anything, unless you count the zillion pounds of dog food we had to buy. Did I mention he weighs 90 pounds? I'm not kidding. He's going on a diet!

Dewey is just hilarious! He is very smart and acts like he knows exactly what you're saying to him. When he eats, he sounds like a dinosaur; or at least what I think a dinosaur would sound like. If he hears the word "treat" he comes running to catch it. I think he swallows it whole. And the snoring! I have always been happy that I married a man who doesn't snore. Well, you can hear Dewey snoring all the way across the house!

Although Dewey is house trained, the plan is for him to be an outside dog. We have a large fenced dog run with a big dog house just perfect for him. It's in the 30's here at night right now, so Mr. C wants Dewey to stay inside until the weather warms up. He's actually very well-behaved and loving, so I don't mind him being inside.

Buddy the schnauzer and Sassy the cat are not sure what has invaded their home. Buddy has been barking at Dewey all day, and Sassy just peeks at him from time to time. I think that if we put Buddy and Dewey outside together for a couple of hours Buddy will get over his anxiety. Dewey is very friendly to Buddy and Sassy. Hopefully they'll adjust in the next few days.


Our children, who are still in Florida, don't have a clue about Dewey. They are going to be so surprised when they get home and see him. The family Dewey lived with had several children, and Dewey just loved to snuggle and play with them. I think Dewey is going to fit in just great in our family.

For those of you Florida people who read my blog and will see my kids in the next few days let me warn you: NOT A WORD about Dewey!!! They will be coming home at the end of the week--I can't wait!

And yes, Mom, I know exactly what you're thinking. :)

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22 Comments:
Blogger Mishel said...
I just tried to comment on your last post (re: the picture), but Blogger didn't process it--ugh!

But what fun to see you *just* posted again and to meet Dewey!! He is *too* cute!! And what a trooper you are for agreeing to another pet. : ) Your children will be thrilled!!

Blogger Missy said...
He's so handsome! Best wishes on your new addition.

Blessings,
Missy

Blogger Mrs.B said...
How fun! He's so cute, what a face!

Congratulations on your newest family member. (o:

Blessings,
~Mrs.B

Blogger Jacki said...
Oooh....cute!! I can see how one look at him and you would melt.

And 90 lbs?? He weighs almost as much as I do.

Blogger Mrs. C said...
Mishel,
I am really enjoying Dewey...so far. :)

Missy,
Thank you for stopping by and commenting. Dewey is handsome--in an old-man kind of way. :)

Mrs. B,
I knew you'd like him!

Jacki,
I think when I take him for a walk, he's actually going to be walking me. :)

Blogger Becky said...
Dewey is very handsome :) We have an English Bulldog in our neighborhood and he is so friendly. He's come right in our house when we go to get the mail and he escorts us back.

Your kids are going to freak out. That will be sooooooooooo fun. Have your camera ready!

Blogger Mrs. C said...
Becky,
I've got the camera ready, and I'm charging the video camera battery so that I can forever hear their squeals of delight. :)

Blogger Mrs. Darling said...
Goodness now! Thats quite the dog! What a looker! LOL

..hmmmm...as a dog lover myself..this is just so cute...Dewey is blessed to have you...and your family....what a nice suprise...now...about the dinosaur thing....that might frighten me...hehe...
Deby

Blogger Copper's Wife said...
We're definitely dog people here....I think Dewey is adorable! About the snoring...our big lab snores terribly. With her sleeping at one end of the house, and my husband at the other, it gets the roof rumbling at night!! Enjoy your new pet. Won't the children be excited?!?!?!!!

Blogger Susan said...
I love him! We had a purebred bullie when I was a teenager. Her name was Ginger, and my dad got her in trade for a rototiller. She was THE sweetest dog ever, even is she did snore. She was an outside dog, too, but you could hear her snoring even outside. Maybe she was preparing me for life with a man who snores?!

Blogger Happymama said...
Dewey is very cute. I'm sure he'll be a welcomed sight when your children arrive home.

~Kristi

Blogger Mommy said...
Wow, my guess was right!:)

I think the picture of Buddy and him is just too funny, LOL! It is like Dewey is saying, "What is your problem?" in his most dignified and proper English accent. ;-)

Have fun. :)

Blogger momofmhasr said...
Mrs. C , I got that wrong I was looking at the top picture!LOL!!!! I love the new dawg, he is very cute!

Blogger Faith said...
My daughter would LOVE living in your house! She adores animals especially dogs...but...I have allergies to most dogs so...
Enjoy the Christmas season!

Blogger Patty said...
he is so cute ! Looks like a smart guy too

Blogger Jodi said...
What a handsome mug! Welcome Dewey! :o)

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Blogger Susan P. said...
Okay, that face, that face!! Who wouldn't fall in love? lol Dewey the Dog hit the jackpot when he got adopted by the "C" family! Your children are going to be "over the moon" with excitement when they see him. Take lots of pictures:o)

Blogger Kelli said...
Oh, look at that face! So cute! I think your children are going to be very excited about their new friend. Be sure to tell us what they think!

Kelli

Blogger Julie's Jewels said...
I love him!! He is adorable. I would love to have a dog like Dewey. And to be the kind of dog that the Georgia Bulldogs have for a mascot...that makes him even better!! What a blessing he didn't cost you a thing. That is amazing!! I hope your family has fun with him.

Blogger Kristy Jo said...
awww ...
a similar thing happened with my dh , he wanted a dog and I did NOT.
But, after we brought him home, my heart just melted...

He did end up getting really sick and well...... But I was suprised at how attatched to him I had become! especially since I wanted no part in gettin him cept , well my kids and my husbands excitment did build mine mildly. (:P)

anyways he looks like a dewy too. he is great!

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