Thanks, an award and videos

March 6 /10

Hi friends.

Papa is feeling fine. He's gone back to work and his incisions are healing nicely. Now we're just waiting for word from his doctor about his test results. Hopefully, his surgery will be all he will need and no further treatment will be necessary.

We want to thank all of you again for your prayers. My paws are crossed that our prayers will be answered.

In the meantime, I have a couple of videos I want to share with you.

This one is of me and Oakley playing the other day. Oakley and I always share toys and food and treats ..... but one thing we didn't want to share was this:

Stick Tug CompetitionThis makes me think of the Olympics. Team Chef vs. Team Oakley. Except there was no judging, no medals, no awards. Just a little rivalry between friends.
Speaking of awards, our friend Maverick sent me this fabulous award:

Thanks Maverick~ Now I have to list 10 things that make me happy. That's easy. So many things make me happy. Here's my Top Ten.
2. Doing dog shows.
3. Going for as many walks as I can. Sometimes I go for seven or eight in a day, depending on how well my sad, take-me-out-face works.
4. Playing with my buddies, especially Oakley.
5. Chasing my ball and frisbee.
6. Licking up leftovers off of everybody's plates.
7. Running, jumping and spinning in the air.
8. Riding in the truck and the car.
9. Watching Mama cook because she always gives me a taste.
10. Being at Papa's office where everyone gives me kisses and hugs and food.
I'm supposed to share this award with 10 blogs that make me smile. Well ALL your blogs make me smile so I'm passing it on to all of you.

This is the other video I want to share with you. It's really funny and something we want to try some time.

Hope that gave you a chuckle. Have a great weekend!


Niamh said...

Glad to hear that your Papa is doing well. Paws still crossed for good test results.

You and Oakley had a big time with those sticks. Great movie.

Your friends,
Niamh & Ambrose

Jan's Funny Farm said...

that tug of stick looks like what Buddy and Sam do when we walk Jan. I have to hide behind Jan to protect myself from jagged ends.


Noah the Airedale said...

G'day Chef mate,
We've seen that last video you posted but with an airedale. Have you seen that one?
We're glad you're dad is back and work and feeling ok. We keep sending aire-zen and hope to hear good news about the tests.
Hang in there buddy.

Noah Willow Tess Lucy

Lacy said...

w00fs, glad ur papa is doing good..still hoping the results are great...heehee u does like ur sticks..

b safe,

Eric said...

I've still got paws crossed for your Daddy Chef. I know you would happily give him the biggest stick from your pile if it helped.

The video of that doggie eating dinner was a blast! Reckon he's win hands down at catch too.

Wiry love Eric xxx

Khyra The Siberian Husky And Sometimes Her Mom said...

Thanks fur the updates!

The tug-o-stikhk video was furry khool!

Khongrats on your award AND fur sharing those great items!

We are still smiling about the lab video - but woo will notice there is no Khyra The Siberian version!

Khyra & Khousin Merdie
PeeEssWoo: Sibe Vibes still being sent until your dad's results khome bakhk!

Thor said...

Glad to hear your Papa is feeling fine. Paws crossed for good test results.
You really love your sticks, great video, Chef!

Honey the Great Dane said...

Oh, I'm so happy and relieved to hear that, Chef! I have been trying to log onto your blog to check what has been happening for days but for some reason, the pages would never load...anyway, am glad to hear the good news now. Keeping all paws crossed for the test results!

Honey the Great Dane

Mango said...

Good news about Papa. What a relief.

Hey I think you are the champ at that stick tug game. Just more powerful.


Life With Dogs said...

Very glad your dad is well - you had us all spooked!
I'm always happy to see another stick bite the dust. :)

Anonymous said...

I am so happy your Papa is doing well! Yippee! And my paws are still crossed real hard.

I liked the video of you and the stick. I can see why you both wanted it. It was a Most Humongous and Marvelous Stick!

Oh, and I like licking leftovers off the dishes, too. Dad calls it the "prerinse cycle."

Wiggles & Wags,

Maggie and Mitch said...

We are so glad to hear your dad is doing well! Our paws remain crossed for his test results!
Congratulations on your award, Chef! We love walkies and rides in our car and truck too!

Love ya lots
Maggie and Mitch

Raising Addie said...

We are soooo happy to hear that your Dad is doing good!

LOVED watching your stick video! Sticks are the BEST!

Sticks are at the top of our list too!

Lots of luv & kisses
Addie, Lucie and Hailey

Lorenza said...

Hi, Chef!
I am so happy to know your Dad is doing so well!
Paws crossed everything is going to be ok from now on!
Sure you and Oakley had fun with that "stick"!
Congratlations on your award!
Kisses and hugs

Dewey Dewster said...

Gee Chef...

Thanks fer stoppin' by......I have a contract out on Gram right now cause she has neglected my blog fer months's a long story 'n maybe someday before I croak, I may get ta tell it ta everyone....

Love yer stick Chef....that is one big whopper of one fer sure......'n that doggie eaten dinner is really sumptin' too.....yep, looks like it's really him with some very functional hands.....we would never be as well behaved, I can tell ya.....

Funny ya should say it's yer job ta clean off the plates....cause that's our job too....why Pap always says that Gram doesn't need ta put the dishes in the dishwasher when we're done cause the plates are so clean....but fer some reason she puts 'em in there anyway.....silly huh ?????

Well, if I can get the old bat ta let me use the computer more... I can visit ya more often....of course that's not likely ta happen in my lifetime at all but ya can always hope, can't ya????

Yer country really did shine brightly in the Winter Olympics tis year....great job...did ya help ??? !!!!!

Dewey Dewster here....

Asta said...


I just know youw Papa will be fine, my paws awe still cwoseed!!!!!!!!
You awe such an expawt stick playew, I was mesmewised watching you and youw
pal Oakley play. Congwatulations on youw awawd! I loved weading all youw favowite things to do.

smoochie kisses

Cheryl, Indiana, Shingo and Molly said...

So happy to hear that your Papa is doing so well!!

Looks like you and Oakley have a great time playing together!!

Woofs and Kisses!

Baxter said...

Love your top ten list!
Baxter would have to add playing in snow and running around the yard like a crazy man.

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Maggie Mae said...

Yay Chef! Good news about your Papa. Keep giving him lots of love and kisses.

Maggie Mae

Pedro said...


Sorry to hear about what your Papa has been going through. I'm also sorry we just now found out. We haven't been good bloggers since Ziggy died but we will be thinking about you, your mom and especially your dad and keeping paws crossed for good news from his doctors.


Pippa said...

Hey Chef, hugs to your Papa for being so brave with his surgery and to your Mama for being such a wonderful supportive Partner. Paws crossed for all your family.

Sasha Canadian said...

Chef, meeow! We are worried but KatMa said if your Paw-Paw is feeling better, we must trust that. Our KatMa, aka SashaCanadian aka Susan sends best to Morrie, Linda, Daniel, you and Rugrat.
mews from the =^..^=s at The Palace: Norman, Felix, Baby Rascal, and Ebony who comes to dine. Rusty is safe at Dr. A's and she will find him a good home. Rusty looks like he could be related to Norman.
xo xo purrs