Sunday, June 19, 2011

New Pictures of Sawyer


Ready for the beach!

Nap time on his couch

getting in the way of our gardening project

Apparently prefers sleeping on freshly turned soil

Pretty boy

Taken ownership of our garden!

new bed

snuggling on bed with MJ

new bed now used as a humping toy!

napping in the garden

Saturday, June 18, 2011

Toronto Woofstock 2011

Last weekend,  W and I enjoyed a decadent high tea at the Royal Edward Hotel, without Sawyer.  According to the waitress, the Royal Eddie hosts a high tea where dogs compete in a celebrity look-alike contest.  That's right.  High tea for dogs.  Somehow I can't imagine Sawyer sitting politely waiting for his cuppa Earl Grey and bacon-flavoured scones with a smattering of fresh ground peanut butter!  Naw... He would much rather sniff every little canine derrieres!

Although Sawyer wasn't with us for this outing, W and I managed to enjoy the sights and all the beautiful dogs.  This is an event not to be missed by dog-lovers.  There were dogs everywhere: sheeshee/poopoo dogs in strollers, wee ones in back-packs, some in arms,  some dressed-up, some in carrying cases, some in tow, some being dragged to and fro, while some chose to swim, some gorged on free snacks and others posed gracefully for the camera (see poodle below).  Here's a sampling of our day:

Tibetan Mastiff

After speaking to this BMD owner, we caved and bought the same coat for Sawyer.  It's a cooling coat by, giving him energy to walk on hot days.  Fabulous concept and Sawyer loves it!

Friday, June 3, 2011

Happy 1st Birthday, Sawyer!

May 30th was officially Sawyer's first birthday and Miss MJ felt compelled to celebrate the event.  Sawyer  temporarily sported a blue crown which lasted a mere seconds before he used it as a tug toy, ripping it to bits.

We agreed to serve a special meal for his birthday so W meticulously deboned two t-bone steaks, leaving the bones (with some meat attached) for Sawyer to savour. Sawyer seemed quite delighted with his candlelit dinner, followed by a delicious dessert concoction of peanut butter rolled in sunflower seeds & buffalo liver treats (contact MJ for the recipe).  He managed to finish one whole t-bone and part of the second one, perhaps saving his appetite for birthday cake!

We ended the evening by presenting him with a gift bag full of newspapers and a couple of new squeaky toys.  The bag & newspapers were a terrific hit with Sawyer.  The squeakers were the next best toys.  He amused himself shredding the paper and tearing the bag apart all over the yard.  I think our 1-yr old pup had a fine evening with loved ones...