Thursday, May 5

The best xmas present ever

I just realised that I haven't introduced you guys to my gorgeous dog yet! When I was younger, all I wanted was a dog; so on Christmas 2001, Mum asked us to help her unpack a box of wine and when the twins and I opened it up, a tiny brown dog leaped out. I was so happy I burst into tears (which unfortunately dad got on tape). We spent all afternoon thinking up a name for her and I'm proud to say I came up with the name. I named her Dasher after the reindeer because it was Christmas time and she wouldn't stop dashing all over the house. So anyway, Dasher is now 10 and she is a kelpie cross collie. She is a bit of a snob sometimes but she's very obedient and I like to think she understands me. Here are a few loads of my favourite photos of her:
Dasher as a tiny puppy - I wish she was still this small so I could pick her up and cuddle her :(
One of her favourite past times as a puppy was dragging the toilet paper into the back yard
Her favourite thing is her ball - she's too good for little plastic squeaky toys
She's an awesome jumper
Unfortunately she doesn't really swim much anymore because she's too much of a wuss
She loves going to the beach with us
And she's so patient when we dress her up (you should see some of the outfits we put her in!)
She is the best dog anyone could wish for and I love her so much
One of my fav photos taken in 2004


Laura said...

She is gorgeous and adorable! And I love the name Dasher - fitting for the occasion when you got her and also for an energetic dog! Thanks for sharing all these lovely and fun photos of her!

Nina J. said...

Niceee pics.
Love her!

Sarah Kate said...

Dasher's got style!!! I dig her pink wig!! ;o)

LCR said...

so I came by just to say Jeffy TOTALLY stole the show over at shades of spring;) I just love him! and so did everyone else. that photo was awesome.

and now i have to say that this pup looks awesome as well!! look at him jumping... and the puppy pics- soo cute.

LCR said...

OH! and ps. i'm not sure where you are now... i know you were born in Aus? but i MIGHT be moving to Melbourne to teach in September (!!)

christine donee said...

the beach photo with the goggles? total winner.

Gentri said...

She is ADORABLE!!! I so miss my dog. This just makes me need a dog even more. :) So cute! New follower!

A Lost Feather said...

she's beautiful! i looooooovvvvvveeeee her ears haha

i'd love a dog like that when i have more space.. and of course so long as the new guy gets along with my little Boo Radley!

Gloria said...

Your dog is awesomee)))
Thanks for sharing all these cute photos))
xoxo Gloria

I am Megan said...

You have the cutest dog! Love the pink hair! That picture is priceless, it really looks like she's smiling!

This will have me smiling all day long!

MissKatv said...

he should be called a versatile dog hehehe :D so cute!
Btw, nice blog. Definitely going to follow you! :D


stephanie [the merry way] said...

she is sooo stinkin cute! Dogs are the best!

Running at the Speed of Shannon said...

Hi Carla! thanks for visiting me! and OMG, your dog is SO precious!! look forward to more fun posts! :)

Sophie said...

hahah these photos are the best Carla! dasher is adorable! but yeh a snob when it comes to socialising with russell haha! but i loveee her xx

according to sabrina said...

O.M.G. ADORABLE!!! The picture with the wig is to die for!!! Love it!!!


LonnekeS said...

true, pictures do say more then words, and this pictures say your dog must be amazing :) should we follow eachother?

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