Joe Stains

This is the blog of an angry old boston terrier. (and his little brother Tanner who gets to post every Tuesday)

Friday, January 23, 2009

Tan Torkelson Reporting...

It is ME Tan Torkelson reporting after going to that VET. I totally thought I was going to go in there and that vet would be like, Tan Torkelson you are about to star in an exciting movie...

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A movie where they rip my FACE OFF!!

But instead they looked at my Chart and it said that the thing I had on my LEG before was an ALL Serrated His Tea-o-site-oma. (Note from Mom: Ulcerated Histiocytoma) Which is not a bad bump, just a bump that would go away all by itself. So HE said I am going to STICK A NEEDLE IN MY FACE to see if he can tell what it was. A NEEDLE IN MY FACE guys?!?!?!??!! WTFFFFFFFFFFFF!!!!!!!! I put up a good fight, so he was not able to get much out of it that was useful. SO now I am starring in this movie...

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I get to wait, and see what happens. Because I am SO YOUNG he doesn't expect it to be anything BAD and it should just start to go away. BUT he said it will probably get UGLIER before it gets better. WTF dude, who are you calling UGLY?!!!! I guess that is GOOD news and now we just have to be PATIENT! Not Patience, that is the whippet waggle's servant and I dunno if I would want to be her because I'd probably screw up and end up losing one of the whippets somewhere!!

ANYWAY so dudes, I don't want my smart dot to go away but I guess I HAVE to or else they will surgerize my FACE off. SO send me some going away dot vibes OK?!

Note from Mom: For new readers, Tanner had an ulcerated histiocytoma on his leg 2 years ago which was removed to be sent to the lab for diagnosis. Since that is all it was the Vet is pretty confident that is what he has on his face. Because it is in such a precarious spot, having it removed would be very hard so we are just going to keep an eye on it for a couple of weeks. All healing vibes, prayers, thoughts, etc are appreciated!

37 Stains:

Anonymous Anonymous said...

oh tanner hope it disappears. you didnt look too happy the last you had to have it cut off.

5:50 PM  
Blogger Tibby said...

Hi Tanner!
I hope that face dot goes away on it's own, and doesn't get uglier! I can't believe they stuck a needle in your face!! Those vet places are always so rude!
:) Tibby

6:11 PM  
Blogger wally said...

OMD! A needle in your face?? Did you get BOTOX??? I hope your dot falls off toot sweet so you don't have to get 'er sanded off.

wally t.

6:36 PM  
Blogger Khyra The Siberian Husky said...

Maybe the next time it gets khold out, your mom khan leave woo outside?

Or maybe just pop woo in the freezer fur a time?

I'm furry happy it isn't anything more than an extra special Doofus Dot!

PeeEssWoo: Speaking of Doofuses, do woo know the einsteins that thought defacing the McNabb yard would be khool?

6:43 PM  
Blogger Lillie Valentine said...

I don'ts care if you have that thingy on you facie. You are still a cootie pie to me! Do you still like Me? Love, Lillie

7:10 PM  
Blogger Ike said...

That's what my mom thinks it is too.
Hope it turns out that way!

7:39 PM  
Blogger Mack said...

Mrs. Stains,
We are sending Tanner super duper heaping amounts of Macky healing sugars. Although I have a feeling he won't be needing them - I bet that dot is just Joey doing a little voodoo!

Hey Tan Man,
At least you aren't starring in the CRYING Game!! BOL!!

7:48 PM  
Blogger The OP Pack said...

Well, at least it sounds like it isn't a bad thing. Maybe woo should try some of that magic disappearing cream that ladies use to get rid of age spots. Sending sibe vibes for the dot to disappear.

Woos ~ the OP Pack

7:48 PM  
Blogger Lorenza said...

Hi, Tanner!
Paws crossed for that dot to disappear by itself!
Take care
Kisses and hugs

8:14 PM  
Blogger Morgan in Pittsburgh said...

Tanner - it will go away. those vets just want your dads money or something, or else they are just plain into messing around with their needles and such. Put some aloe plant juice on it. And wear it proudly till its gone. I think u r still very handsome.
Your pal Morgan

8:57 PM  
Blogger Stanley said...

Hey Tan!

Bummer about that needle in the face, buddy. At least it looks like it's not too serious, man.

I think that's what my Astaroni fuzzpup had on her lip one time and it eventually just fell off one day. Just don't let anyone get hold of your bio waste... they may try to clone you.

Goober love & healing smooches,

11:09 PM  
Blogger Joey said...

I thought you look cool with the mole. But since your mum wants it surgically removed if it doesn't go away.. then I'll pray then it will miraculously be gone tomorrow!

2:21 AM  
Blogger Noah the Airedale said...

Your face, your face, your beautiful face......crikey that needle would scare the crap out of me. You're pretty brave Tanner.
We're sending you lotsa aire-zen matie.


2:23 AM  
Blogger Maggie and Mitch said...

We're sending you lots of healing thoughts that your dot disappears on its own, although we sorta got used to it and it's YOU, Tanner! Vets can sure take away lots of our fun!

Love ya lots,
Maggie and Mitch

3:24 AM  
Blogger Moco said...

Can you move your face after getting a needle in it? Does the tooth fairy bring you anything if your bump falls off? Are you going to be able to wait to see if it falls off? My head hurts from all this thinking.
Dawson the dingle dorf.

4:15 AM  
Blogger Gus said...

Dear Tan Torkelson:

We hope your smart dot disappears soon, with no further stickies from the vet. Yucko. I hate the vet.

kisses from Teka

who is sure Millie won't mind since these are medicinal kissiess

6:23 AM  
Blogger Lola Smiles said...

You always make me laugh Tanner!!!
It will go away, you'll see. Mom said mine got real big..and sorta crusted and fell off....then..she said I had the weirdest little patch of hair growing back that was a different colour(this all on the top of my head)...I really worried her with my big dot too!:)

6:27 AM  
Blogger Simba said...

Hope it goes ok at the vets. We'll be thinking of you all.

Simba x

7:33 AM  
Blogger Murphy Dogg said...

Dude! A needle in your face?? You're officially a tough guy now, that had to be crazy scary!
Hope your dot goes away soon.
Murphy Dogg

7:48 AM  
Blogger Sophie Brador said...

Tan! You know where I stand on this thing. Just keep an eye on it. If it starts talking to you, run!


8:33 AM  
Blogger Bambi said...

HI, Thank you for visiting my page . I would like to add you to my blog role.Lets be friends.
Sweet Kisses ,Bambi The Spoiled Princess

8:34 AM  
Blogger Abby said...

Hi, Tanner...

Oh My...The Vet stuck a needle in your face??? I'm sorry...

I'd fight that one, too...

I hope it goes away on it's own so you don't have to have that surgery stuff...

Me & my Mom are sending lots of Good Lhasa & Human Vibes your way...

Abby xxxooo

10:16 AM  
Blogger -The Mullin Clan's Mommy- said...

Hi-Woo Tanner,

We are pulling fur you that yur dot-thingee is OK (& not the bad-stuff) & will go away by itself.

-da boys, Cosmos & Juneau-

11:27 AM  
Blogger The Army of Four said...

Wasn't it Tom Petty who once said, "The waiting is the hardest part"? It was some famous guy.

2:31 PM  
Blogger Stanislaw said...

But if you lost your beauty mark, wouldn't that mean...

oh. It's just to horrible to imagine. I mean, a beast HAS to be beautiful!

2:56 PM  
Blogger Eric said...

Crickey oh Riley!! Rip you face off??? They want your dot THAT bad Tanner? Must be veeeeery special. Got to give in dude and hope the dot drops.Sending you dot drop vibes.

Wiry wags, Eric xx

4:50 PM  
Blogger Clover said...

Haha Tanner, you are such a funny guy. I really hope you don't have to get your face surgerized off. You are really cute just the way you are!!
Go away smart-guy dot!! (But you should still keep your smarts.)
Love Clover xo

6:11 PM  
Blogger Lillie Valentine said...

Stop by and visit my blog. Mom let me post one, its not as funny as yours but you can see me.....
I miss you!
Love ya!

7:09 PM  
Blogger Two Wild and Crazy Guyz said...

We are sending like a ton of healing vibes your way Tan Torkelson! You are our absolute favoritist Doofus Face!
Your budz,
Ozzie & Rocky

7:47 PM  
Blogger Dewey Dewster said...

Gee Tanner....all healin' vibes , prayers, and thoughts are comin' yer way.....why I guess ya get ta keep yer beauty spot fer awhile yet but ya should be glad when it does go away....cause it does detract a bit from her handsome face....

Can't have anythin' happenin' ta such a faithful Steeler fan as ya and Joey are....only one more week and less than a day ta up.....

Dewey Dewster here....

9:07 PM  
Blogger Mango said...

Tanner, I hope that thing on your face doesn't morph into like a twin or something. Maybe you should ram your snout into the wall to keep it in line.


4:10 AM  
Blogger The FOUR Musketeers said...

OMD ! needle on face & all those are like ... *faint*

6:53 AM  
Blogger Abby said...

Tan, Next time, play dead. I swear it works. They will be so worried about you that they will forget about the smart dot, needles, and surgitizing. I'm gonna try it next time Mama takes me to the Vet Place That Smells Funny and Scary.


9:18 AM  
Blogger nm said...

Tanner, I think you look fabulous dot or no dot. We are sending you prayers from the 98105 so that the dot goes away soonerest.

I wouldn't want anything touching my face either especially a big needle.

Be brave bud and be nice to your mom and dad, they are worrying about you a lot.


ernest and nmom

9:48 AM  
Anonymous Marvin said...

your face should be preserved for future historians.

Vets stick their needles and their hands every place private to a dog, in my view, and are far too intimate.

I hope it all turns out ok!

I have the vet tomorrow morning, kennel cough vaccine and something called Anals...........

I will keep you posted although if when I am at the V.E.Ts, and I hear the sound of those blasted rubber gloves being prepared, I am outta there, I can tell you!

lotsluv Marvin xxxx

9:59 AM  
Blogger Asta said...

I'm so sowwy I'm late wif this weading..I will cwoss my paws that that dot thingy just goes away by itself weally soon..(I still think you'we handsome, and I'm suwe so does youw wife Lillie)
I'm sowwy the dogtow attacked you wif a needle..that's howwible
smoochie kisses

10:38 PM  
Blogger Lady Kaos said...

I'm sending you lots of healing vibes so it goes away and you don't have to get surgeried. Good luck buddy!!

9:18 AM  

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