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Tuesday, December 1, 2015

Retro Caption This #1

Benjamin, Henry and Luna

Reminder: Ask OBP will be back in 2016. So for now, enjoy a flashback photo and come up with your best comment!

Monday, November 30, 2015

Pug In The City


Welcome back from your day of giving thanks and then shopping for all the goodies you didn't have to be thankful for but now you have to add to list for next year. Hahaha! Well, we are catching up and trying to get back on track with the blog post holiday. There are still a few stories we have to tell about our recent Henry adventure. So, we will try to wrap those up this week and then we will get to more current stuff right after.

As you know, Henry had been on a trip to St. Augustine for the Pugs In the City event and he had had a blast. Well, we were fortunate enough to have reason to do a double take of that city! There was another occasion that brought us to St. Augustine this time. ("NOT a Pug event?," thought Henry.) But it was true! And even though there were no other pugs around, Henry still had a great weekend getaway! You already saw him at the miniature golf range and having as special seat at the breakfast table. Well, here you see him being the center of attention on St George Street which is the unique shopping district of St. Augustine. As we walked up and down the area Henry received many comments. Most of them were very positive. Some of them could have gone either way. While we know, ultimately, the "so ugly he's cute" comment lands him on the side of cute, we never seem to see the ugly portion of that commentary. To us, he is simply handsome smooshed nose to curly tail tip! He is just 100% amazing in our eyes. And this trip he kept proving what a strong guy he is! We will share a few more posts about random stuff on our trip.


Friday, November 27, 2015

Fancy Seat


On our recent adventure, where Henry got to go putt putting, there was an overnight stay involved. Henry did not take particularly well to the deviation in "home" arrangements too much, at first. Once he realized that food was brought to the room, though, he sang a whole different tune! Once the yummy goodness arrived on scene, he realized that he needed a seat at the table! And it was quite a fancy seat! Here, you see Henry pretending to be a Victorian style pug waiting for service. After the room service, he understood that he needed to behave like a little trooper. smile He was truly King Henry sitting in that stately seat!


Thursday, November 26, 2015

Happy Thanksgiving 2015


From OBP to you and yours....we wish you all a very happy, healthy and safe Thanksgiving. We have so much to be thankful for and you, the readers (our web friends) are high on this list of who we value and appreciate. While there is so much more we have to be thankful for, we will leave it with a simple HAPPY THANKSGIVING!

Wednesday, November 25, 2015

Gone Golfin’


We had the luxury to take Henry on a mini adventure recently. This included a trip to miniature golf course. Henry did an AMAZING job navigating the course, being patient at each hole and only blocked (inadvertently) one shot!


While of course, this is all about the Hankster and his grand adventures, it should go without saying that Peep #2 took the win by 5 strokes after Peep #1 started collapsing around hole 12. Henry didn't care who won or lost, he was just happy to be out in the cool evening air and hanging out with his peeps.

Tuesday, November 24, 2015

Ask OBP #18


This week's Ask question comes from Christie. She shared that her Olive will kick up the dirt/grass after she has done her business. Her boys Vito and Luigi do not do this. She wondered if our pugs do/did the same. Yes, Christie, Benny and Luna both did this and not only after going potty but also just on occasion after a specific smell that they wanted to top. We had pretty much seen it as a dominance type of behavior. There are a couple of theories why dogs do this, though.

The first theory is that they are "covering" their mess. Like they are cleaning up after themselves. I am not sure if I buy into that but it sounds nice, doesn't it? Here is a little article to support theory.

The other theory is that they are marking their territory even more. They did their business, and now they are leaving more of their scent behind. (Dogs have scent glands in their paws.) This is more to what Benny and Luna would do. They would poop or pee and just kick up a dirt and be so proud of themselves like they showed that last dog who was boss! Here is more on this theory.

I think we've asked this before, Christie but I am going to ask again. Is Olive a dominant doggy? I feel like I keep hearing stuff that indicates that she is but I think you have said that she is not. From an outside perspective, you may want to consider that she is. smile And there is nothing wrong with her being a dominant little diva! Luna was the best at the role! She was a hotsie totsie and did it well! Benny had only a few dominant traits but marking stuff was sure a big one! If he was a human man or boy, he'd be one of those guys who would just pee in the middle of Mardi Gras and think it was a hoot! Whoosh! Thank goodness he was dog! LOL!

Due to the upcoming holidays we will be reverting back to Caption This on Tuesdays. But we will go back to Ask OBP early in 2016. We want to be able to give our full attention to our responses and with a busy holiday season that may not be possible. So, be sure to be jotting down some questions over the next few weeks! We'd love to have some good ones to start the year with!

Monday, November 23, 2015


We finally bit the bullet and bought a GO PRO camera! We had been waiting so long to see what Henry looks like to passersby as he rides with his head out the window. While this was our first try at mounting the camera on the car, it is not the ideal view. We realize that we get a lot of side mirror in the scene. We will continue to fiddle with it to find the best mounting location for ultimate Henry viewing. For now, enjoy our first effort. #HenryIsOneHappyPug #PugOutTheWindow #HighFlyingPug #FeelTheBreeze #WindInHenry'sFace #ThisIsTheLife

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