Tuesday, January 5, 2010

Fozzie's blog

My Fozzie has just started his own blog! He was always a clever boy.

He's had a very eventful start to his New Year - he's broken his leg, it's all bandaged up, the whole thing.

Poor pup - he can't run or play for weeks and weeks until his leg is better.

Go over and see his blog at http://fozziefurbaby.blogspot.com. Make sure you leave him some consoling comments.

For us, we're back at work and trying to get back in shape. I'm going to start doing some trials at Open level in February.

Kay says we still have some work to do until we're ready, so we've been down at the park practicing.

We've also been jogging to get our fitness levels up - phew, on and on we go, past so many good smells.

Gracie is supposed to be learning how to stand up properly for a show dog - she isn't too impressed so far!

She has also been having her coat "stripped" - you know, the proper Airedale way. Also not so impressed.

I got my whole back done - they actually pull your hairs out!

Who thought that was a good idea, I wonder?
It's supposed to grow in looking really good - I'll keep you posted.


  1. Oh we LOVE Fozzie but we're not too sure on that hair plucking thing either...Did you tell'em to bugger off?!!

  2. Happy New Year Ruby and Gracie!!

    You're such a good girl Ruby, I'm sure you will do excellent at your trial comes Feb. I saw your baby Fozzie, poor guy, but he seems to be in good spirit tho - true to the Airedale breed!

    Little Gracie does have my coat!!! Ouch, did stripping hurt her? I was told that stripping on my type of coat would be too painful (bc its all undercoat) whereas stripping on normal coated Airedales hurts the hooman hands more.

    Love nibbles,
    Miss Sunshade

  3. That Fozzie is so adorable!! I'll have to go over and say hello. I'm pretty sure I would hat being stripped! Good luck with your trials and tell Gracie that I know she'll make a fabulous show dog!!

  4. Ouch! I can barely stand it when the folks brush me...I'd never allow them to strip me. Gracie is very brave! AireKisses-BabyRocketDog

    We're gonna go visit Fozzie right after this. Poor fellow. Think he'll let me sign his cast?
    WelshieSmooches, Hootie

  5. Stripping doesn't sound like much fun to either one of us!
    We're off to visit Fozzie! OMG, the poor pup!

    Love ya lots,
    Maggie and Mitch

  6. Happy New Year Ruby. We have been and introduced oursleves to Fozzie what a splendid young fellow he is.

    Molly, Taffy and MOnty

  7. Standing still is very, very hard. I don't do it.
    Glad my stripping days are over.

  8. Hello mum and sis
    I am sorry I have not been across to see you this week. I am being kept prisoner. You may know that I broke my leg - don't worry, I am OK. I think the vet will let me out of jail in the next few days.....see you soon love Fozzie. ps thanks for sending your friends to read my blog, I have to have something to do whilst trapped at home....

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