Love like Johnny & June

black lab

This is Cash. He’s the man in black … a terminal bachelor … a doggie desperado. The problem with being a bachelor, however, is that things get pretty lonely around the homestead. Oh, sure there are kids to play with and laps to sprawl on even though he’s too big to be a lapdog and too rough on the poor couch — whatever. Life is pretty darned good even though there’s no one to ride off into the proverbial sunset with. And I mean sure — every once in awhile he makes his escape and pays a visit to Rosie, the harlot dog down the road, but it’s not a romance, really. And he always has to pay for it in the end (with a good scolding and a bath, of course).

You should be ashamed, Cash!

black lab and yellow lab

Yes, yes you should. It’s shameful the way that little trollop prances around when she knows you’re near. It’s a disgrace. No, don’t give me those puppy dog eyes. It’s high time you settled down with a respectable girl!

What’s that? You prefer blondes to brunettes?

I have someone I’d like you to meet …

yellow lab

I rescued this sweet young thing from the dog pound today. I’d been checking the website this week, keeping tabs on a lovely golden retriever (it’s available 5/18 if you’re near Carroll County, Ohio and in search of a nice dog!), but this afternoon this girl appeared on the website. I called, then loaded up the kids and went to retrieve this Labrador. She’d only been there a few hours.

So far she’s a lovely lady with an energetic, but polite personality. And unlike Cash who feels the man of the house is his boss, this girl follows me around like a … puppy.

I think she’ll make an excellent partner for Cash.

So I named her Carter.

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    rebekah May 17, 2012 (6:16 pm)

    Ahhhhhhh! She’s cute!

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    Buckeyemom May 17, 2012 (6:17 pm)

    awe… good for you to look at the pound. I drove through there last week and took a look (not in the market here as we already have three pooches), BUT, it is always fun to look! I saw the cutest little scruffy terrier pup. Wish I’d had room for one more that day. 🙂

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      Farmgirl May 17, 2012 (6:19 pm)

      Oh, he’s still there. 🙁 I felt so sorry for all of them.

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    Melissa Wells May 17, 2012 (8:30 pm)

    oh you are far stronger than I.. I would load up the vehicle with them all.. she is a lovely gal and really if the two don’t keep you company I am moooooore than happy to send Baylee over to frolic.. you have never never never met a rare definition of energetic lab until you meet Baylee…aka Beetlejuice!!! and she’s 8!!! yikes… I have seen that lovely golden retriever also.. ohhh how I could so very easily become an animal hoarder.. but in the sense they would all be cared for!!

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    Nanny May 17, 2012 (10:34 pm)

    OH no not another!

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    Taryn May 17, 2012 (11:17 pm)

    Aww…she’s precious!