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Thursday, 29 January 2009

True Colours Thursday: Pink. Birthday Boy, an Award and a River Walk

It's True Colours Thursday again, this week's colour is PINK, host of this meme is BLUE.
With two teenage girls, it was never going to be a struggle to find pink things to post but I thought i'd keep it dog-related!



First is a collection of leads:
Rosie and Gabbi's showleads, these are hand plaited using Kangaroo hide which goes lovely and soft but is very strong, they also have beads on them which spell their names. They are each three shades of pink, Gabbi's is a shade lighter. Gabbi chewed hers up at a show and now has a tan & white one, don't know why I keep the pink one, it is useless now! Rosie and Gabbi's puppy leads which i've kept. Rosie and Gabbi's current leads which are dirty! Gabbi's is the white & pink one and Rosie's is chocolate & pink. Finally a rope slip lead which I use when we're going to shows as it's easier to put on and remove, Gabbi's one is pink.




Next, alot of our show stuff is pink: The pink smelly things in the car which keep the wet-dog niff at bay! The pocket in Mum's pink body-warmer from which all sorts of tasty treats magically appear, we stand very still and good when she puts her hand in there! The toilet bag where all our grooming stuff goes, with big pink hearts on it. A tin of paw wax incase of slippery floors.
Scissors for tidying up our tails, they have pink handles. The rucksack for carrying all our show gear. The pink rosette Snoop won for 6th Hound at Keith Country Show many moons ago.
Two pink show catalogues which Mum keeps as they relate to the rosettes below.
The pink folder where all our documents and certificates are kept.
The pink vetbed which goes in Rosie & Gabbi's crate, look how Alfie claims it for his own!
A selection of stuffies which sometimes come with us....Rosie has kindly removed their faces, to protect their identities I assume!
Our food is pink too! Yummy chicken carcasses.....well we need to eat when we're working!
Some of Alfie's rosettes have pink on them, the green & pink one was from the first time he won Best of Breed, he was also 4th in the Hound Group, the two blue & pink ones were from the time he won the Hound Group, Mum was shaking during the Best in Show line-up!
The all important wet wipes come in a pink packet.
The rosette Alfie won on Saturday, also pink.
Mum's pink driving gloves to keep her fingers warm driving through the hills! See two posts ago....Mum usually wears a pink jumper!
So there you have it, some of our PINK stuff!

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Today is Alfie's Birthday....he's three now!! Happy Birthday my boy xx Photos tomorrow :o)

Those sweet Bassets, Martha and Bailey have given us this lovely award, thanks dear girls!

Edit: the award was the cute ladybird one that unfortunately linked to a nasty adult site so subsequently has been removed, it was the thought that counted though :o)

You may remember in a previous post I said I wasn't doing the picking thing anymore for awards....so again, if you're in my blog lists, consider yourself awarded!
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Yesterday we went for a lovely walk along the river with our friends from Gennasus, it was a beautiful sunny day....even quite warm in the sun and the water was so calm.



Gabbi forgot she hates the water!


The wanderer returns!


Jana is as bouncy as ever.....then she spies some geese!


I didn't manage to get any Papillon photos but I can reveal that Teasel got her knickers in a twist! I think Louis is in the video below. (Louis won Best Veteran in Show for the 2nd year running at Bon-Accord on Saturday, well done boyo!)

Lastly....Gabbi wasn't into playing the dangly face game yesterday but I got one today :o)

24 sniffy tailwags:

Tibby said...

You guys found lots of pink stuff! Happy Birthday Alfie!
:) Tibby

karensbrae said...

Happy birthday Alfie. Hope there will be birthday cake!!

Poopsie aka Blue said...

Two fun Pink collages, you certainly found a great selection of pink to play with.

Barkday Greetings to Alfie too.
Hope the treats flow.

Best wishes, and pats & pets
Blue

Martha Basset said...

Happy Birthday Alfie, we hope you have the best of days with lots of presents as you deserve.
We liked your pink leads with beads on! Oh we are so jealous!
You could also have had Bailey's pink collar!
We like your idea about including everyone in your awards - we are new to this and I must say it is a worry that you miss someone out and they are offended!
love
Martha & Bailey xx

Dina ... UK said...

Happy Birthday Alfie,
Anything you need, you got it.
in Pink..... :-) lol

Samantha ~ Holly and Zac ~ said...

Happy 3rd Birthday Alfie... :-))

Great selection of pinks. :-)

Stanislaw said...

Happy birthday dude!

Mom is so jealous that you guys can romp about with a leash. Ah. Maybe some day I will too!

Angus Mhor said...

Happy Birthday, Alfie, old boy! I'm just a little older than you! You are a handsome fellow!

You've a huge selection of PINK! But I can see how you couldn't help it, really I can.

Dot O said...

Happy Birthday Alfie!!! Mine is coming up on Sunday! I"ll be 11!!

sniff, sniff, arooooooo
Freckles

P.S. I'm jealous that you get to run off lead. I can't do that cause my mom knows I probably wouldn't come back!

Maggie and Mitch said...

Happy birthday, Alfie! We hope you celebrate with some pretty pink strawberry ice cream!

Love ya lots,
Maggie and Mitch

Nigel, Sola and Co. said...

Oh my wife will love this this one - pink is here color!

Simona,Paco e Milo said...

YEAHHHHHHHH!!!!!
Happy birthday Alfie!!!!!
have you had a wonderul day???
lots of toys???
Pleaseeeeeeeeee....tell us something!!!!!
and...wonderful clor...Pink....so sweet...like you guys!!!!!
we love you and your pictures in the Nature!!!!
P.S.: FOR YOUR SPECIAL MUM from our mum.....
Dear..i've posted 40 things on me!!!

kisses and licks!!!!

with love, Madison said...

Happy Birthday Alfie! We are so in love with the beagles ... you look like you have the perfect beagle-y life, between the fields and the water and your competitions. We are glad that we have found you!

Amber said...

Happy Birthday Alfie!!! Hope you get lots of extra treats!

I also LOVE all of the pink stuff....so pretty.

Cool water photo too and how fun that you got to play with the Genassus crew!! :)

Nala

Stella said...

Happy Birthday, Alfie . . .so wots it all about? I hope you get a big cake and ice cream for toppers.

Kisses,
Stella

Lily Hydrangea said...

what a delightful pink post as well wonderful photos of your doggies!
Your landscape where you live is absolutely lovely too! A great place to take your doggies for nice walks!

Lily Hydrangea said...

what a delightful pink post as well wonderful photos of your doggies!
Your landscape where you live is absolutely lovely too! A great place to take your doggies for nice walks!

Mason Dixie said...

Happy Birthday Alfie (almost missed it) You guys sure know how to have some fun. =)

Mason Dixie said...

You are not too far away to play. If you want to play I am more than happy to Paw it Forward to you. =)

The Army of Four said...

Happy birthday, Alfie!!! I hope you get to do some VERY special things!
I like all the pink things. Mom has some pink camo fabric that I'd REALLY like her to make into a fluffy quilt for me. I could put it in the carrier and then maybe my brothers would stay out! I wonder if that would work?
Congrats on the award!!!
And we LOVE your photos!
Love,
Amber

Khyra The Siberian Husky said...

What a fun and paw pakhked post!

Khool pink things!

Happy Birfday greetings!

Awards khongrats!

A fun video!

I'm ready fur a nap!

Hugz&Khysses,
Khyra

"Ice Pony Girl" said...

HA! The last photo is the best!

NESSA the hovawart said...

Wooow, you are a big boy now ! Happy Birthday,Alfie!!!!
Alots of kisses,
Nessa

L.E.W. said...

Happy, Happy B-day Alfie... a bit belated (sorry!). It seems you had a wonderful day though. Stinkin' kisses from Alih & James