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Sunday, 20 May 2012

Winnebago checking in

So, what's been happening?

Well, thanks to Sarge's Nickname game I am Winnebago for the next week.

Secondly, the Lady Of The House has a truly STINKING cold and is coughing and sneezing EVERYWHERE! YUCK!

But she still took me to the greyhound walk that was organised by Perry Barr Retired Greyhound Trust in Burton-on-Trent yesterday.

I got to wear the Winnie the Pooh bandana she bought me at Crufts.


Now maybe it was that, or maybe it was the steroids I've been on since last autumn, but I got very feisty with the dogs gathered outside the library in town and barked at ANY hound that looked at me.

The LOTH was bundled up in a big grey waterproof and her pink scarf and got to talk croak to her friend Jane (in the green coat) who came along with her two greyhounds Jack and Sophie.


I got a bit friendlier when we started walking. The Man Of The House walked with me and the LOTH took charge of Jack. But a few of the hounds weren't too keen when the walk included a few steps.

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Jack and one other greyhound had to be carried up. But I was fine.

We also met up with Rolo Hound - who the LOTH has tweeted with but never met before.

Rolo's dad and my MOTH were showing off their matching backpacks from Pedigree - part of the Play Again campaign for JointCare+


Rather than make this post too long I'll share my other news about the lovely Ann from Zoolatry and how she has helped us another day.

Love and licks, Winnebago

18 comments:

Molly The Wally said...

Winnebago, hope mum gets over her cold soon!
Best wishes Molly

Bouncing Bertie said...

Winnie-bago. Tee hee.
Maybe by the end of the day it'll be shortened to Old Bag...
Toodle pip!
Bertie.

Finn said...

Hey Winnebago! Hope your Momma is feeling better!

Declan said...

Hey Winniebago... looks like the walk might have been good fun, hope your Mum is feeling better... Hunky he he x

Sue said...

Hope your mum is over her cold soon.

Song wouldn't have the liked the steps either. She may have gone up, but she'd have to be carried down them:)

Frankie Furter and Ernie said...

Winnebago... you should tell your mom that CHICKEN SOUP is good fur a Snot Nose.. She should open a can and watch you eat it all up... and that will make her feel FANGtastic.

Two French Bulldogs said...

do people get punished for calling us silly names? BOL
Benny & Lily

Dip-Dip and the Bridge said...

Winnebago? Surely not someone as delicate as yourself Winnie - it is a funny nickname though.
You must all have had a fun day with all those Greyhounds - we see you have the flourescent yellow bag too, LOL.
Dip Bridge and Elliot x

GOOSE said...

Winnebago, love it! Hope the LOTH gets better soon.
Blessings,
Goose

houndstooth said...

Did every hound in Great Britain get one of those yellow bags? I'm awfully curious about all of that!

It looks and sounds like a lovely day! I'm so glad you got to go out and socialize with other hounds. Some of us are just more exuberant in our greetings is all!

Bunny

Two Greyhound Town said...

Hope your Mum is feeling better soon. Looks like you had a nice day. :-)

Casey said...

Yay, I voted for Winnebago! That's a grreat name. I hope everyone is feeling better at your house soon.

Nola said...

Hope your mom feels better soon!
Noly Canoli

Lorenza said...

Hi, Winnebago!
Sure it was a great event!
I hope your mom gets better soon!
Take care
Kisses and hugs
Lorenza

Raelyn said...

Winnebago....
I love your bandanna!! Too cute!! Winnie the Pooh!! That bear character shares your name.... Er.... He used to, anyway!! ;-}
Hope the Lady Of The House feels better soon!! ;op
Love, Raelyn.... And Rose, my BEAUTIFULLY UNIQUE "Mystery Dog"!!

Eileen said...

Hi Winnebago,
Hope Mum is feeling better.
I like your bandana and those matching backpacks with your names on are so cool :-)

Bassetmomma said...

Sounds like it was fun, Winnebago1 I sure hope your Momma feels better soon though!

What Remains Now said...

I love days with other houndies! Hope you mom is feeling better soon.