Monday, November 30, 2009

First hot day of summer. Video two.

This is the second video of our hot day at The Merri Creek.

Daisy's favorite pastime is rolling in the dust and mud.
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Ick, and if you think that's bad, just wait until the next one !

Si the DogBlogger.

Sunday, November 29, 2009

First hot day of summer. Video one.

I took a few videos on this first hot day of summer at The Merri Creek.
This is the first one as we raced down for a swim.

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More to come. Stay tuned.

Si the DogBlogger.

Saturday, November 28, 2009

First hot day of summer.

It's been a stinking hot day today, so we all piled in the car and headed for The Merri Creek.
Monty's a champ. He jumps straight in and swims to the other side.

Daisy always trails behind, not quite so certain.

See, Daisy is a chicken and only goes out to her tummy depth.

Monty ! You hero, you swam all the way across.

Well done.
Daisy, you stay with your Dad on this side. You'll just sink with your little legs.

Si the DogBlogger.

Friday, November 27, 2009

Take-away curry.

Lazy night tonight. I think I'll go for take-away curry from 'Curry and Spice'. They do wonderful creole curries up on Queens Parade.
Come on kiddies, jump in the car.

You two wait here. I'll go buy dinner.
"OK Dad."
"We'll mind the car, Dad."

Wake up you two. I'm back. Daisy, move your bum off my seat !

Then we head on home and tuck into it.
I always give Daisy and Monty a bit of rice and a bit of sauce.
They love hot curry.

"Thanks Dad."
"Anymore ? I'm still hungry."

That's all for you two fatties. I'll find you a bone if the fridge.

Si the DogBlogger.

Thursday, November 26, 2009

Special Guests - Bronte and Ted

Once again our walk takes us up to Queens Parade.
There's Bronte in the back. Lovely girl.
Hello Bronte.

"Hello"

Here's little Ted in the front.

"Hello. Alright then ?!"
Lovely Ted.
Good bye Ted. Good bye Bronte. See you later.

Si the DogBlogger.

Wednesday, November 25, 2009

Waiting for Dad. Once again.

Poor Monty. Poor Daisy. Shut inside while Dad goes out shopping.

Mum took this photo and sent it to me when I was out.
You can just see Monty's nose under the table... waiting for his Dad.

Si the DogBlogger.

Tuesday, November 24, 2009

Bad hair day for Daisy. Post accident.

Here we are, out for a walk.
This is a week after Daisy ran under a car.
She's looking good now. Most of the wounds have healed.

However the vet had to trim her head to check out her wounds.
Bend down a bit Daisy. Show us your scone.

Poor thing. Look at that ugly head.
Shaved bonce. She's lost her lovely fringe, and that nasty knock is still healing.

"Am I really ugly Dad ?"

No Daisy-Mae. You're not ugly.
You are without doubt my most gorgeous girl, and I am so glad that you are alive and well.

Si the DogBlogger.

Monday, November 23, 2009

Hit by a truck. Part three.

This is now a few days after poor Daisy ran under a truck.
The lovely girls at Animal Emergency patched her up and treated her for shock.
Now she's home with her Dad, and Mum has washed her wounds.

Show me you poor scabby head, Daisy.

Ick, look at that. That was a nasty knock.

Tufts of skin and hair hanging off her face. I will have to trim that.

Monty ! Sigh. You just have to push your nose in to everything that Daisy is doing.

"But what about me Dad. I want some attention too."

Si the DogBlogger.

Sunday, November 22, 2009

Hit by a truck. Part two. Animal Accident Emergency

Oh my poor little Daisy. She ran under a truck.
I had to race her to Animal Emergency for shock treatment.

This is day two in hospital. We've come for a visit.
This was a very tearful event, believe me. Oh, my poor little girl.

Head shaved. Patches and scratches.

Oxygen tube up the nose. She didn't like that apparently.
Very sad.

Don't be sad my little girl. We'll have you home soon.

Thank you to Tammy and all the girls at Animal Emergency.
Thank you for saving my little girl.
If any pet owners from Melbourne read this, put them in your phone.

Animal Emergency. Open 24 hours. 7 days.
Main Terminal, Essendon Airport. Ph 9379 0700

Si the DogBlogger.

Saturday, November 21, 2009

Hit by a truck. Part one. Animal Accident Emergency

Sigh, if it's not one thing, it's another.

Poor Daisy has only just mended from her last little operation.
I was doing a bit of gardening out the front with the doggies under my feet.
I was just thinking that I hadn't seen Daisy for 30 seconds when I heard car tires screeching.
She wandered out onto the road and went under a car. It must have been a high 4 Wheel Drive, for I just saw her come rolling out from underneath, yelping and crying.

I picked her up in my arms and raced her straight to the 24 hour Animal Accident Emergency centre at Essendon Airport.

End result. Badly bruised ribs. Badly bruised legs.

Lots of cuts and grazes.

Bit through her tongue. Ouch.

A bad knock on her head. Bad shock. But alive.

My poor girl.
I would like to extend a big thank you to all the girls at Animal Emergency. You were all wonderful. You looked after my little girl and you were very kind to me.
Thank you.
This is the first time I have been top Animal Emergency, and I was very impressed.

Si the DogBlogger.

Friday, November 20, 2009

Poor little bucket head, part 5.

These are the last of the pics from when Daisy had some lumps removed from her chin, and had to wear this bucket on her head.

Are you OK there Daisy Mae ?

*wink* "I'm fine thanks Dad."

You're such a brave girl.

Only one more day and the stitches come out.
Then we can take that bucket off your head.

"That will be good, Dad. Then I can eat again."

Si the DogBlogger.

Thursday, November 19, 2009

Poor little bucket head girl - thanks Jess. Video.

Here we go with one last post to thank all the staff at the Fitzroy Vet for looking after Daisy.
Jess removed some nasty lumps from Daisy's chin, and has done a wonderful job of it.

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Si the DogBlogger.

Wednesday, November 18, 2009

Poor little bucket head girl - thanks Jess.

Monty and Daisy and I have just come back from the Fitzroy Veterinary Clinic.
We have just had Daisy's stitches removed.
It's amazing just how quickly and how well it has healed up.

Mind you, look how she's sitting - right on top of Monty.
Daisy ! Move your bum and give Monty some space !

Here we go, have a look at this. All healed up.
Now I just have to wait for her lovely beard and mustache to grow back.

Thank you Jess, and all the girls at the Fitzroy Vet.
You've been so good to Daisy and Monty.

Si the DogBlogger.

Tuesday, November 17, 2009

Poor little bucket head, part 4 - video.

I had to take another video of my poor little Daisy Mae with her bucket on her head.
She's been so brave.
She doesn't complain or cry.

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That's all for today.

Si the DogBlogger.

Monday, November 16, 2009

Poor little bucket head, part 3 - video.

Poor Daisy has a bucket on her head because she had some lumps cut off her cheek.
I know it's cruel, but it's hard not to laugh at her.

I had to take this video just so that you could see how her bucket keeps catching on the ground.

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Poor little thing. Her bucket keeps catching on the ground and then flicking up.

Si the DogBlogger.

Sunday, November 15, 2009

Poor little bucket head, part 2.

Here we are on day two, after having some lumps removed from Daisy's chin.
Big thanks to the girls at the Fitzroy Veterinary Clinic.

She has taken to the bucket on the head quite well.

She is happy enough to have a small walk and a few snacks, just as long as she is with her Dad.

Isn't that right Daisy Mae ?
"Yes Dad, as long as I am with you."

Thanks for looking after me Dad.

Si the DogBlogger.

Saturday, November 14, 2009

Poor little bucket head, part 1.

Poor little bucket head has just had some lumps removed from her chin.
Poor Daisy Mae. Big thanks to the Fitzroy Veterinary Clinic.

Here we are out on our first walk after the surgery.

Are you feeling OK Daisy ?

"Yes Dad, not too bad, but I don't like this bucket on my head."

I know, you poor little thing, but you have to wear it.
I can't have you scratching those stitches.

Si the DogBlogger.

Friday, November 13, 2009

Daisy has some lumps removed. Fitzroy Veterinary Clinic

Sigh, if it's not one thing, it's another with these doggies.
I was playing with Daisy, and noticed a lump on her lip.
It grew quite a bit bigger over the next few days, so it was straight down to the Fitzroy Veterinary Clinic.

This is the end result, two lumps removed and a few stitches, and a bucket on the head.

Here she is recuperating with her Mum.

Poor thing, you have a sleep. Mum will protect you and soothe you.

Poor little girl.

Many thanks to Jess and all the girls at the Fitzroy Vet for looking after my little chicken.


Si the DogBlogger.

Thursday, November 12, 2009

Video - Bubble comes to say hello.

This big white dog is called Bubble.
I always wants to run off, and will never come back to it's owner.

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Whoops. Incoming !
Si the DogBlogger.

Wednesday, November 11, 2009

Venezia

Ah, there's nothing quite like humiliating your dogs.
I was doing some dusting when I found this souvenir from Venice.
Hold still Daisy, while we try it on.

"Um, OK Dad."

"Mum, how do I look ?"
Just beautiful, Daisy Mae.

"Am I gorgeous Dad ?"
Yes, and you look funny too.

Si the DogBlogger.

Tuesday, November 10, 2009

Video - Daisy barking at the world in general.

Daisy does a fair bit of this, just barking at the world in general.
I think she just likes the sound of her own voice.

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Good girl. Noisy girl !

Si the DogBlogger.

Monday, November 9, 2009

Campagnolo at Cavallini Cafe on Queens Parade

Here we are at our favorite cafe, Cavallini on Queens Parade.
See that ?! That's a campagnolo !
Fried eggs, bacon, and their own sensational relish.
Served up in toasted sour dough, drizzled with olive oil.
Yum Yum.

See this ?!
1000 watt laser dog stare !
"We are gonna get some of that, right ?"

Yes Monty, here's a little taste for you.

"Thanks Dad."
And a little taste for Daisy, who drops it....

Clumsy girl.

Si the DogBlogger.