Sunday, September 26, 2010

Fun Dog Event with Friends!

On Saturday, we took Dolly and Franklin to a dog event and met our friends Susan and her dog Bentley, Ed (no dog ... yet!) and Amy with her dog Emma. The event was called  the "2010 Parade of Paws Pet Walk" (You can get some deals on dog-related merchandise here: The Dachshund rescue that we work with was there, which is how we heard about it. Bentley, Dolly and Franklin got to march in a "Parade of Breeds." Then, Susan and Bentley participated in a dog tricks event. It was fun!

Amy and Emma, Bentley (the Sheltie) and Susan, and Ed!

Bentley looking very handsome, sittting next to his mom, Susan

Policeman from the Canine Unit of the county doing a demonstration. He's cute, and Susan kept asking him questions. Flirt! :)

Bentley marches in the "Parade of Breeds" with Susan. Bentley
was representing all Shelties!

Franklin represented Dachshunds with Tom following, during the Parade of Breeds

 It was a fundraising event for various rescues including the Great Dane Rescue, Dachshund Rescue, Aussie Rescue and Bassett Hound Rescue. There were a lot of great vendors there, and we even had Dolly and Franklin's picture drawn by a local artist.  Check him out at His name is Chris, and he's REALLY TALENTED!
Check out his graphic design page:
Dolly and Franklin get psyched up for their
"Parade of Breeds" marches. Dolly represented Weimaraners
in the parade with daddy Rob following behind.

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Gift/Memorial Suggestions

Several of our friends have lost loved ones (human and pets) and we found that one of the best ways to honor their memory is to give to an animal charity.
What better way to recognize a life of love, than by giving another life a chance for love?
We donate to many animal rescues, but because we volunteer with
DC Weimaraner Rescue and Coast-to-Coast Dachshund Rescue, those are our 2 favorites.
Consider giving the chance of life to a dog or cat.

About us

We're two married guys who enjoy the simple things in life, especially our dogs. We volunteer for dog rescues, enjoy splitting dinners, exercising, blogging, helping friends and neighbors, ghost investigations, coffee and tea, Tudor history, weather, superheroes, comic books, mystery novels, traveling, 70s and 80s music, classic country, piano, gardening, writing books on ghosts and spirits, architecture, keeping a clean house, cooking simply, and keeping in shape. You'll find tidbits of all of these things on this blog and more.

Tom and Rob Thinking Hard!

Tom and Rob Thinking Hard!
Wondering what home project to do next