Breakthrough!

We made our humom cry the other night…but don’t worry! They were happy tears! Actually I even surprised myself because Nymeria and I played together!

After we had a long evening walk, we had dinner and then we started wrestling! Our humom couldn’t believe it she had to capture it on video!

We played for quite a while and we made quite a mess! We were all over the couch and all over the floor! Our humom didn’t mind, she was just so happy we were playing she didn’t care.

9BAA69AC-55BE-4645-A011-E370646747EC

Nymeria kept trying to get me play when I was taking a water break! This pup doesn’t slow down!

Oops! Did we make this mess???

53FFB069-1D67-42E8-A0E6-57D2B7E78BEE

Man I’m really tired after all that playing!

We were utterly exhausted after all that playing, it’s time for bed! Good night!

 

 

wallpaperMia and Nymeria wallpaper

Happy National Black Dog Day!

It’s October 1st and that means it’s National Black Dog day! What a great pet holiday to bring awareness to all the black dogs out there and help break the stereotype!

IMG_8719 (1)

Why on earth would black dogs have their own holiday you ask? Did you know that black dogs are one of the hardest dogs to find homes for? It’s true! On top of that..if you’re a black dog and a bully breed (or any breed considered “dangerous”) finding a forever home could be an impossible mission!

FullSizeRender

Reasons for potential adopters overlooking black dogs could be superstitions, negative labels or fear. Lots of humans are scared of me when they see me walking in the off leash trails or even on the street when I am on leash! They look at me like I am going to jump up and attack them (maybe with kisses!..). I don’t know why anyone would think that, I have a few black dog furiends and they’re all great!

This is my pawddy Ayra!

image2

Arya is 3 years old and was adopted at 12 weeks from a pibble rescue group. Her mom was a breeder dog and pregnant when she was rescued from a bad situation. Arya’s humom says Arya really rescued her from heartache after losing her last pup.

image1

Arya loves belly rubs, ChuckIt balls, her dog and cat siblings and is scared of citrus fruit BOL! She is such a sweet lover and has never met a person she didn’t love!

image4

You can check out her Instagram page by clicking her photo below!

image3

 

 

Another Instagram pawddy of mine is Pyper! We’ve actually met at the beach before too! Pyper is super fun and sweet and we look like we could be sisters! She lives with her two humoms and a little fursister cat!

FullSizeRender

Pyper was an urgent foster and quickly became a foster fail. She was rescued from a high kill shelter in San Bernardino.  She has helped her family overcome their fear of dogs and is the reason two of her humans’ friends have adopted bully breeds. She also welcomes and helps teach all new foster dogs. Pyper doesn’t play much like fetch or tug and doesn’t like getting dirty but in her humans’ eyes she is perfect.  She came into their lives and stole their hearts!

Click on her photo to check out her Instagram page!

DSC_0252E

 

Last but not least is my furiend Lucy!! She looks like my sister from another mister! We both have what’s called a reverse brindle but in certain lights we look black. I look a little more black than she does.

Just look at that adorable face!!!

Lucy has an interesting story of how she got adopted. Lucy’s humom saw a lady in the parking lot of Food City with Lucy and walked over to pet her. She found out that the Lady was on the way to the shelter to surrender her! Lucy’s humom offered to take her and promised the Lady that she would find a good home…and the rest is history! Lucy’s hudad jokes and says they got Lucy “in the peanut butter aisle at Food City, next to the jelly But they don’t carry dogs anymore” BOL!

sitting

Lucy is very loving and smart but her strongest trait is compliant. Once she understands what her humans want, she always tries to do that. Her love language is touch, and she also loves to be praised. She adores people and gets along with every dog she meets. She loves to run and play and wins over everyone she meets!

Check out her blog here!

 

Well, that’s all the introductions for now….I hope you enjoy–

Malou: AHEM!! I think you forgot about me??? 

Malou: Look at me! I’m black too! How come you’re not introducing me?  Just look at my beautiful black furs! Black cats like me have a hard time finding homes too! 

Mia: Oh well..um…today is National Black DOG Day Malou. You’re a cat….

Malou: Pfft…Big deal…I can bark! WOOF!!! See??

P1640870

WOOF! WOOF!

BOL!! Okay, okay I’ll include you in this post…I’ll make you an honorary black dog today 🙂  (PeeS..National Black Cat Appreciation Day was August 17…but National Cat Day is October 29!)

 

I hope you all enjoyed reading about some of my furiends!  If you guys meet any black dogs today I hope you’ll stop and say hi to them! Maybe even give them a little pat on the head or an ear scratch!

IMG_3385

Have a great week everyone!

 

Mia wallpaper

Monday Mischief with Molly

Hello friends! Hope you guys had a good weekend! I can’t believe it’s already Monday! Blah! But at least I got meet up with my buddy Molly again!

IMG_7485

We were up to our usual antics but this time I was a bit more mischievous and my humom was not pleased.

So…There’s a part of the field where there is a line of planters with some DELICIOUS greens. Usually Molly and I like to munch on them, it’s like a yummy salad bar just waiting for us to gorge on! I also like to play hide and seek with Molly as well.

Can you see me?? I’m hidden pretty well 😉

Molly: Hey Mia! Where did you go? I can’t see you!

 

Molly: There you are! Are you going to come out??

Yup…there I was…deep in the dirt. I dug a little trench to lay in. My humom was SO MAD. She kept yelling “That’s it! You’re getting a big soapy bath tonight!!!” (Was it worth it?…That’s still up for debate)

In my defense…it gets pretty hot playing with Molly! I work up a pretty big sweat! Wait…do dogs even sweat?…Well you know what I mean…

Molly: C’mon Mia! Let’s go play!

Mia: Nah…I’m going to chill here for a bit…

Molly: Aww…okay fine…I guess I’ll just sniff for some green stuff in here…

Heehee…Now to sneak out and get a head start!

Molly: Hey no fair! Wait up!

We got back to our regular scheduled wrestling…

….but I managed to get Molly’s rainbow collar off! Ooopsie! Molly’s hudad was very impressed. He said that had never happened before!

I guess that’s just one of my many hidden talents. 😉

Molly: Hey! Where did my collar go??

 

Don’t worry! Molly got her collar back on! See?

Did you guys get into any mischief today??

 

(No collars were harmed in the making of this post)

 

Mia wallpaper

 

 

Molly Monday! A piggies reunion!

Do you remember when I introduced to you to my fellow bully buddy Molly?? If you missed that post you can check it out here.

Well my humom and Molly’s hudad organized a playdate for us!

IMG_6604

I was trying to be patient while waiting for them to get here.

IMG_6608

Is that her??? Oh…I guess not…

IMG_6607

IMG_6701

When Molly finally got here it was like time had never passed and we were up to our usual chasing and wrestling. You can hear the snorting when we play, that’s why they call us Piggy and Piglet. My humom really likes it when I get to play with other bully breeds because we have the same play style. Sometimes in the forest when I try to play with other dogs, their humans get scared because they are not familiar with my kind of wrestling play style. Bully breeds tend to be more playful with our mouths, and though it may look vicious it’s really not!

IMG_6616

We played for 2.5 hours!!! We did have to take a few breaks but we could have played all afternoon!

IMG_6621

IMG_6681

If you think I have a long tongue, Molly’s tongue is much longer! BOL!

 

IMG_6685

IMG_6708

Taking a break! Even though it was in the early evening, it was still quite hot!

 

Usually when I’m playing with Wilhelmina I’m always chasing her but when I play with Molly she always chases me!

 

The humans decided that it was time to go home because they knew we would just continue taking short breaks and start playing again and again well into the night!

I passed out right when we got home!

Hope everyone is having a good Monday! See you again soon!

 

Mia wallpaper

Friday Fun with a new friend!

It’s always a fun time at the beach, especially when I go with my bestie Wilhelmina. But this time it was extra special because with met another dog that I follow on Instagram! Her name is Pyper and it was her humans that recognized me because they follow my instagram too!

We look like we could be sisters!

My humom tried to get a group shot of us but it was mission possible. C’mon, what do you expect?? We’re at the beach…with new friends..and you want us to stay still? Human, please….

What’s that over there?

They want us to look at the camera…pfft. Silly humans.

Sniff sniff…your ear smells nice!

Enough of this photo taking! Lets have some fun!

If you want to know more about Pyper and her family, check out her Instagram page!

 

IMG_4959

(click on the photo to see her Instagram!)

Happy Friday friends! Hope you’re enjoying the summer so far!

Mia wallpaper

Sunday Selfies!

Alright Wilhelmina…let’s get a good selfie this week. Last week Duffy and I couldn’t get it together for a good one. Let’s see if I’ve gotten any better at this! You ready???

IMG_4323

Mia: Nono! You’re too close to the camera! Back up a little!

IMG_4322

Wilhelmina: Ok! Ok! Relax! Is this better??

Mia: Yeah but…your eyes are closed! You blinked!!! Let’s try this again..

IMG_4325

Mia: Okay I think we got one…Wait, Wilhelmina! What are you looking at???

Wilhelmina: Mia! I think there’s a bird over there!! A bird!! Let’s go get-

Mia: No! Focus! Let’s get this selfie done first!

IMG_4329

Wilhelmina: Finally! Are you happy with this one?? Now let’s go find that bird!

Have a great Sunday everyone! See you guys soon!

Mia wallpaper