Sunday, March 7, 2010

It's MY bloggie and I'm going to vent. So there.

If I hear “cute puppy” this or “smart puppy” that or “what a good puppy” One More Time, I think I’m going to hurl. Seriously. The Little Monster goes to PetCo for her Puppy Class and Mom comes back gushing about what a wonderful puppy the beast Abby is, and how everyone at the store thinks she’s So Cute. Oh please. They only see a hotdog-eating, eager-to-please little ball of fluff. They don’t see the monster that she becomes at home.

Good grief. You can see her tonsils.

That's my ear!!!

Even Mom and Dad buy into her shtick. I mean, they get so excited when she poops outside. Woo-hoo. That’s definitely Nobel prize-worthy. *sheesh*

And yesterday? Yesterday totally takes the cake. Mom takes The Monster to puppy class (which is still a class of one – probably because no one else wants to contaminate their dog by being around the Spawn of Satan), and the store is hosting a pet photo thing. So Mom gets some pictures of Abby looking (and I quote) “angelic”. Angelic?!? I think Mom must be stopping by the pub next door or something while Abby is sucking up to the dog trainer, because “angelic”? Not the Abby that I know. I take that back. She can work it when she wants to. I mean, here is the face that she puts on when she's suckering people into buying her Cute Puppy Act.


Note from Mom: PetCo was doing one of those fund-raising things, and well, I couldn't help myself. And actually the first 6 pictures we got were a disaster as Abby couldn’t sit still to save her life. But we took a few more after class, after we had been practicing ‘sit’ and ‘down’ for quite a while, and yep. She’s cute. Painfully cute. We are getting hard copies of the pictures (alas, we couldn’t get digital copies), so when they arrive, I’ll figure out how to post them. But OMD. Abby was really working the Cute Puppy thing. Unfortunately, the photographer won’t be there tomorrow when Fi has class, so we’ll have to wait to get her portrait done…


But, at least I can still bitey-face her.

And while she thinks she can do snow-zoomies...

Here short little leggies means that she pretty much sticks to the places where the snow has melted.

While I can enjoy the snow in all its wonderfulness! Because I am all long-leggity-like.

*neener neener*

*kissey face* (unless you are Abby, in which case it is bitey-face all the way)


jan said...

Puppies can be obnoxious, but you can train them to be your servants with a little patience.

Misty the alpha Poodle

BRUTUS said...

I'm taking this all in. Something tells me I'm going to have a similar problem soon. You will be my go-to gal, Fiona, I'm gonna need lots of advice...

Brutus the Frenchie

The Thundering Herd said...

The payback will be the destructo teenager phase where everything that is broken will be the demons fault. You will get away with a few things being blamed on the pup. Hang in there!

Martha and Bailey said...

Oh Fiona, these puppies always steal the limelight but we agree with the Thundering Herd - once they become adolescents the shine wears off a bit!
By then you two will be having the best of fun.
Loved your snow zoomies!

Twinkietinydog said...

Aaah, Fiona, after reading your venting post and especially your momma's aside, I feel you, my furiend. I empathize. It's exactly the same here with Frankie going to school (BTW she's not even potty trained whereas it looks like Abby's doing great in that department)

1000 Goldens said...

No matter how cute she is, you'll always be our first love Fiona!

Clive said...


I so feel for you! Luckily part of the conditions of having me is that they're not allowed have any other dogs in the house!

But you know, I do get a bit lonely sometimes and Abby will probably turn out to be a great pal - eventually!!!!

take care

Dory and the Mama said...

Vent all you want Fiona...that's what friends are for!!


Maggie and Mitch said...

I totally understand, Fiona! I've been there before too! Younger sibs get away with murder just because they're cute! You have a grace and elegance that Abby doesn't have!

Love ya lots

mayziegal said...

Oh gosh, Fiona. I wish you coulda ended up with a l'il sister like me cuz I'm pretty sure my Most Awesomest Big Brudder Ranger things I'm the best. Oh, here he is and he wants to say something. Didn't I tell you he was the best? Wiggles & Wags, Mayzie

Fiona, dear, I feel your pain. Perhaps we could start a support group. Long-Suffering Older Siblings Anonymous. What do you think? - Ranger

Dennis the Vizsla said...

hello fiona its dennis the vizsla dog hay grate snow zoomeez!!! ummmm i gave an award to yoo and tai chi and abby but if yoo want to not menshun it to abby i wont eether!!! ok bye

Mango said...

Oh I know! I know! Listen, PeeWee is two years old and momma still gets all goofy when he does his business at night, "oh, good pee pee, what a good dog, oh here is a cookie." Sheesh. And that photo? EVIL!

Just keep biting her in the head. She'll thank you later.


Tank said...

You're definitely the zoomie queen Fiona!

Lorenza said...

Hi, Fiona!
I don't want you to get mad but... Abby sure is adorable!
I can see you are still enjoying your snow!
Kisses and hugs

Rocky Creek Scotties and Java said...

Sibling rivalry - not anything we would know about - BOL!!!

The Rocky Creek Gang

hero said...

My oh my... Abby is really cute... *ducks*... but you're still the zoomies queen, Fiona.

Licks, hero

McGillicutty said...

Me lovely lady, Fiona,

Let me tell you..... even if she WASN'T a puppy, she'd steal some of your thunder. I mean, I'm the happenin' Irishman, right? But, me own fur mom came in a took over! Well, okay, not really, I'm still a brat! AND, I still get lots of attention, and OHHHH sleep in their bed. I make her sleep UNDER the bed. I'll give you THAT lesson if you want, girlie!

For now, you DEFINITELY have the neener neeners on her!!!!

Irish Love,

Khyra The Siberian Husky And Sometimes Her Mom said...

She does know how to work the khamera with that KHUTE thang!

BUT we know woo are still the most special one!

Khyra & Khousin Merdie

fosterdoggies said...

Lately, my mom's been taking me out by myself on "special outings" (she said I've been complaining and acting out - yeh right!) Anyways, everyone keeps saying things like how cute I am and adorable ... lalalala. But it just makes me sick - I wish I'd much rather be covered in mud. Anyways, though it makes me gag - mom tells them to stop so I don't get all big-headed. But that makes me mad! I AM awesome and I should be told as often as possible! So from one super fantastic pup to another - happy day!!!

Two Country Poodles said...

Oh Fiona we are in the same boat. The new foster sibling our Doggy Nanny has is terribly cute (as she says) and she follows us around...UGH! At least your puppy only bites ears...this one snuck up behind me and bit my butt....How Rude!

Wags and Licks,
Mollie Jo & Bobo & Foster Sibling Maggie Mae

Heres to hopeing we all survive the puppy stages!

Mack and Sally Ann said...

Things will get better around the house. Just wait until she gets better, I promise.

Sierra Rose said...

Oh yeah!! Fiona, you go pal!! Love YOUR zoomies!! Wootwoot! And....yea, we get the pupppy stuff....we're only so cute for a bit...just you wait!!

Hugs and snaggle-tooth kisses,
Sierra Rose

Amber and Nala said...

A little bitey face never hurt her who's boss Fiona! ;)


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Mickie said...

Oh but you are both soooo cute :) It will get better!!! I predict you will be inseperable in two months!

ScrapsofMe said...

Puffy feels the same way about me....however...just a caution...WE do grow up and our teefers get BIG and we bite back eventually. Which results in vettie bills and I told you so from the peeps. He's not gettting too much sympathy when I flash the jaws of death at him these days.

Be nice to the little tyke and she'll be yer friend. Snarl at her and run her off from her foodibles and bitey her till she goes squeeeee...and it might come back atcha one day when yer old n slow.

just sayin,


Piappies World said...

Hi Fiona,

Your zoom zoomies snowie shots are always photo perfect! We not about Abby for she seems to look up to you.

Aside from putting the blame on her for all the destruction around you, she will surely grow up to be a fun playmate for you and Tai-Chi.

-Fudgie, Princess & the Piappies

Kari in WeHo said...

Oh my. I am sure she will get better and learn to leave your ears alone!

Daisy Dog said...

Better not let the little beasite take over your bloggie! Next thing you know she will be entering Mango Minister next year!

Life With Dogs said...

LOL! You tell her! But I think the neener did her in. ;)