Joe Stains

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

Friday, March 20, 2009

Tanner got LUCKY

So you all saw what Tanner did and Mom was NOT happy. Well she had to hurry to clean up because we were having very special guests. I helped clean too and Tanner seemed appreciative...

Although, a kiss from Tanner does not seem like sufficient payment to me.

ANYWAY, on to our VERY important guests...

OMdog, you know who that is?? Nice Aunt Patty!? The woman who rescued Tanner from the shelter in Ohio, fostered him for months, then drove him across the country to Arizona!! I always get that little bit of hope that she will take Tanner BACK to Ohio when she leaves, but at least she didn't bring ANOTHER dog with her!! She was very happy to see Tanner. That is our Great Gram and Gramps sitting at the table, they are the best!!

Gramps gives great scratches, I love hanging out with him. Tanner was so excited to see Aunt Patty that he had to take a little nap. It was a great visit and we were very excited to see her. Tanner is hoping after this visit Mom just forgets about the blue paint and remembers how lucky she is to have him and the hard work it took to get him. WHATEVER!

22 Stains:

Blogger Pearl said...

aww Joe, I had never heard that nice story about your Auntie rescuing Tanner! What a special lady!

Hope you boys have a great weekend! It's FINALLY here!

12:55 PM  
Blogger wally said...

Oh--that's great to have guests, especially granny/gramps guests! You should give them a present. Like the Tan-Man!

wally t.

1:40 PM  
Blogger Khyra The Siberian Husky said...

Khool woo had such nice visitors!

Maybe woo khan khonvince her to take him!


2:10 PM  
Blogger Maggie and Mitch said...

Enjoy your special guests, guys! We hope they drop lots of crumbs for you at the dinner table!

Love ya lots
Maggie and Mitch

2:19 PM  
Blogger Gus said...

Ahhhh Joe, I've got lots of sympathy for you. Can't help hoping that Aunt Patty will take Tanner back to O! Hi YO! with her, and I understand it completely.

Probably not gonna happen. But hey. We all need our fantasies.


2:21 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Well thank goodness Tanner was saved. He is such a cutie. How could anybody give him up!

2:22 PM  
Blogger Mack said...

Oh if only the world would be filled with more Aunt Pattys!

4:00 PM  
Blogger Sophie Brador said...

Your Auntie Patty looks really cool!


4:58 PM  
Blogger Murphy Dogg said...

Hey Joe,
Enjoy your visitors! Since your Gram and Gramps and Aunt Patty are so nice I bet they'll slip you lots of extra snacks and bits of food under the table.
If not, tell them "that's what NICE people do ... you want to be a NICE person, right??"
Murphy Dogg

5:07 PM  
Blogger Eric said...

Nice visit Joe. Trust tanner to get blue pain on everything beforehand. Silly Doofus, you have to tell him Jo when you go out you paint the town RED.

Ooooo you won a huge nose,he,heee!! Could you peemail me your address- email link by my chat box!

Wiry wags, Eric xx

5:08 PM  
Blogger Stella said...

Lets have Aunt Patty recommend a canine psychotherapist or canine psychiatrist for our little friend Tanner. Comes under the heading We Love Him, but . . .


5:11 PM  
Blogger Rosie said...

3 Visitors = butt scratches3
(i think that is cubed dude) Awesome - Enjoy!

5:11 PM  
Blogger The OP Pack said...

Maybe Tanner is excited enough about Aunt Patty to tuck himself in her suitcase and go for a visit, a long visit.

Oh, how we all love those ear scritchies.

Tail wags, the OP Pack

5:22 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Aunt Patty sure is a nice lady to do so much for Tanner. Have a great time with your relatives!

See ya!

8:19 PM  
Blogger MONA AND THE MOMMY! said...

Hi Joe,

Mommy said if you want to send Tanner down to Texas we can take care of him for you. He's kinda cute. Tanner looked very happy to see Aunt Patty but then we never forget the ones that rescued us. But his place is with his Mommy and I bet he loves him just like she does you.

Love ya both....Mona

9:26 PM  
Blogger Lorenza said...

Hi, Joey!
Sure it was great to have them at your home!
Your Auntie is pawesome and you have to admit that your life would not be the same without Tanner!
Kisses and hugs

12:09 AM  
Blogger Abby said...

Hi, Joey...

Awww...I love the picture of Tanner saying Thank You...He is soooo sweet in a Doofus kind of way...

Aunt Patty is pawesome...It was Tanner's lucky day when she came to rescue him...

Abby xxxooo

5:39 AM  
Blogger Agatha and Archie said...

Well we think Aunt Pattie is fabulous........Tnner was very very lucky and even luckier to have found you.......we think...Love A+A

6:04 AM  
Blogger The Army of Four said...

Aunt Patty! Aunt Patty! Aunt Patty!
That's so cool.
Play bows,

11:14 AM  
Blogger Lacy said...

w00f's pups, u guys have the bestest not nos what a gram and gramps iz, all me gots iz mama and daddy..

b safe,

1:50 PM  
Blogger Suzuki said...

WOW What pawsome visitors!
If you are lookin' fur love you should stop by my blog as my brother Scooby has started a new "business". Come by and check it out.
Big licks to you

5:56 PM  
Blogger Dennis the Vizsla said...

Sweet! She must be good people if she drove that far, even if it did end up with you getting Tanner foisted off on you ...

7:31 PM  

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