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Monday Mischief: A Fine Time Was Had By All

Christmas is not over until someone fights over a box. Now on to New Years!!!

What kind of mischief did you get into today?

Just another DogDaz morning at the zoo ❤

 
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Posted by on December 28, 2020 in Dogs

 

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Black and White Sunday: Giving

If you have much, give of your wealth;

If you have little, give of your heart.

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Posted by on December 27, 2020 in Dogs

 

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Caturday: Boxing Day

Noel found her Xmas present when I set it aside to wrap. The cats are always helping. I think that it scared her when it made noise (you will hear it in the video if your sound is on). She drops it and then is not sure what to do. After this video, she jumped down off the ledge into the box that you see Mini very interested in. If one cat is in a box, you know all the other cats want it. Well of course they do, it is Caturday and Boxing-day all in one.

I cannot imagine a life without cats!

Just another CATDogDaz morning at the zoo ❤

 
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Posted by on December 26, 2020 in Cats

 

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DogDaz Zoo: Merry Christmas 2020

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There is magic in the air.

There are lots of boxes and bows and things to play with.

All our people, large and small, are zooming this year.

We love Christmas morning. It is a special day. And we will let nothing stop it from being that way. We will still watch our loved ones open their stockings and wow at their gifts, even though it’s through a camera (so, we might send a gif).

Christmas day at the DogDaz Zoo humbles us every year, as we celebrate how lucky we are to be a family, to be together, to be warm, to be fed, and most of all, to be loved.

May the light of the season guide you and bring you peace.

Your friends at the DogDaz Zoo

(Clockwise from the top right)

Sofie Bear, Louise, Charles (the Mugwump), Nine, Mini Cooper, Stella, and Noel (the Christmas Cat)

Just another DogDaz morning at the zoo ❤

 
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Posted by on December 24, 2020 in Cats, Dogs

 

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Black and White Sunday: Goodbye, Snowey

I loved this holiday decoration (picture from 2016). This year when I went to set it up, I found that a mouse had eaten a hole in the snowman (I keep this stuff in the garage). I went to find a replacement on the internet but they wanted a ton of $$ for it. I bought it originally at a discount store for a good price since I try to not spending too much on the decorations. I am sad. It was a fun one. But we do get to enjoy it in pictures. So this year I got to buy something new :-). Do you have decorations you love year after year?

Happy Holidays!

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Posted by on December 20, 2020 in Dogs

 

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Black and White Sunday: Memories of Shared Traditions

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Stella and Noel in the herb window 7 years ago

with Hanukkah lights and Christmas pickles

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Puppy Louise, about 10 years ago, helping select a Christmas tree.

 And yes, the tree actually fit in the trunk of the Prius.

Have a wonderful Sunday.

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Posted by on December 6, 2020 in Cats, Dogs

 

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DogDaz: Let The Sky Fall

Mom said that many humans think that today marks the end of the world. Actually, she wishes that today would mark the end of the violent world as we know it and the beginning of a new peaceful one with no more killing of innocents or war or any hate stuff. But alas, we have been told that our Mom is a big dreamer.

lu 1st snowFor us, today is the first day of winter, and hopefully, that means that white stuff will start falling from the sky soon. We love white stuff.  It is fun to eat and romp in. We really do hope the sky falls soon. 

Mom’s family came from Northern Europe and there they celebrated a festival at midwinter called Yule. We like festivals. From today on in the Northern Hemisphere, the days will start to get lighter and that is really welcome. 

From A to Z, it seems like most cultures needed festivals at this time of year to help them survive the winter. Mom started to tell us all their names and became overwhelmed: Beiwi, Brumalia, Chawmas, Christmas (we know that one), Maidyarem, Dongzhi, Goru, Hanukkah (we know that one too), Hogmanay, Inti Raymi, Junkanoo, Karachum, Koleda, Wren Day, Lenaia, Lohri, St Lucy’s Day…..    So we decided we are going to celebrate every day because somewhere, someone is, so we will too! 

Happy Solstice everyone and may the sky fall on your head and you catch it on your tongue and taste its sweetness – SNOW BALL FIGHT!!!!!

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Throw the snow ball at someone and let us know who in the comments so we can throw one at them too!    

Just another DogDaz morning at the zoo ❤

 

Originally posted on 12.21.12 – Happy Solstice everyone!

 
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Posted by on December 21, 2019 in Dogs

 

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Wonderful Wednesday: Happy Dogmas

Charles & the Snowball

Sofie got coal from Santapaws

Louise got a jack

Charles stole everything

Louise had enough playing

Charles is done for now

Hope you had an awesome DOGMAS!

(Turn on your sound)

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Posted by on January 9, 2019 in Dogs

 

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Black and White Sunday: Shared Traditions

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Stella and Noel in the herb window 4 or 5 years ago with Hanukkah lights and Christmas pickles.

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Puppy Louise, about 8 years ago, helping us select a Christmas tree.

 And yes, the tree actually fit in the trunk of the Prius.

Have a wonderful Sunday.

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Posted by on December 9, 2018 in Cats, Dogs

 

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DogDaz Zoo: Dog Gone Good Holiday

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A wonderful holiday was had by all. There were many gifts for large and small.img_0273

Sofie loved her Snowman and grabbed Louise’s Woodstock too.

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So Louise took possession of both, from you know who.

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Charles was so exhausted by all the day’s events he snuggled on the couch to get a much needed nap.

What a DOG GONE GREAT HOLIDAY we had at DOGDAZ ZOO. Hope you did too.

P.S. There a cat toys everywhere, in case you were worried that only the dogs had a fun.

Happy Boxing Day! Who doesn’t love a box?

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Posted by on December 26, 2016 in Cats, Dogs

 

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