National Pet Day

Here are my two lab/German shorthair mixes, Beauregard and The Birdman. We’ve had these guys since day one; they were the result of a happy accidental mating of Cleo, a chocolate lab and Henry, a German shorthair. There were eleven pups of whom ten are still alive. These guys are 90 pounds each of pure muscle. They have never had a bad day except one time when Beau escaped and got hit by a car (he ran home). They are very lovely and loving dogs. I’ve had dogs since I got married 35 years ago and love living with these wonderful creatures. 

Yes, they are brothers. Birdy on the left started growing grey (or maybe it’s ticking) when he was two. My daughter and I went to pick one from the litter and we wound up each picking one. Big surprise to my husband!

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33 responses to “National Pet Day”

  1. Jodi says :

    Oh are they sweet Nina! Life is so special with a dog(s)! Glad you have these babies to share yours with πŸ™‚

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  2. Sharon Mann says :

    What sweeties, I want to hug them!

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  3. memadtwo says :

    OK Nina, these are faces that should also be painted. A challenge to you! (K)

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  4. Michael Richards (certainline) says :

    They look like real characters!

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  5. Sand Salt Moon says :

    Wow, what happy additions to your family these two are! I can’t imagine 90 lbs of fur baby – mine is just 10 lbs and more than a handful lol!

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  6. Charlie O'Shields (doodlewash) says :

    Awww… this is so beautiful! Birdy looks like an old soul with the premature grey. Fabulous dogs!

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  7. Susan Feniak says :

    Yay! lucky you two dogs! Do celebrate National Pet Day πŸ™‚

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  8. merrildsmith says :

    Awww–such sweet puppy faces!

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  9. D.S. says :

    What beautiful dogs! Happy National Pet Day! ☺️

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  10. D.S. says :

    What beautiful dogs! Happy National Pet Day! ☺️

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  11. artandmoondreams says :

    Such a beautiful pair of pups. They look so huggable and those eyes…*heart melts. Great friends to celebrate every day with.

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  12. M.R. Emberson says :

    Both are adorable. Birdy’s gray gives him a distinguished look. πŸ˜‰

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  13. Teresa Robeson says :

    Oh, those sweet soulful eyes! No wonder you couldn’t leave with just one of them. ❀

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