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Sunday, April 11, 2010


TAMMY GIRL here...

Hello there to all our furry friends across the world!
...and a HAPPY SUNDAY to you all on this...
MAXDOG's 64th day of Grace!!!

Yes, I am happy to report that Maxi had an excellent day yesterday.
He is much the same that he has been...
no worries at this stage!

Those Hadedah Ibises are really bugging me!!!...

The early morning dew and the grubs seem to attract them while I am still snoozing in my bed next to Maxi...

When I look out the window, something deep inside me snaps!....

I hatelove  those pesty beautiful birds!!!

So I'll sneak out and stalk them...

I thought my camoflage was working pretty well...

...and my running speed!......?

But those irritating wonderful birds are faster than me...

Oh the disaster of being a white retriever!!!
I'll get love them yet!!!

Who else is bird-hunting today?


Oh yes, almost forgot....
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Enjoy your Sunday!
Luv Tams


Scout and Freyja said...

Tammy, you are to be commended for your love of those precious birdies! Since they like to eat grubs, the next time you want to meet one close-up have your momma bake some grub muffins you can take with you as a token of your affection!☺

KB said...

Tammy: It sounds like you have some conflicted feelings about those birds. But, what a great series of photos of you stalking (smile) and then chasing them!

I'm happy that MaxDog is having good days, with nice walks, wading, shaking off water, and his happy family all around him. I didn't get to comment yesterday but the post made me smile and smile.

Heather and Ellie said...

Since I can't chase birds, you need to get those pesky Ibises for me! I love moving things....but it's important to my training that I only chase my toys.
Good luck,
P.S. So glad to hear Maxdog is doing well!

Sam said...

One of Sam's morning duties is to makes sure the grackles stay out of the pool! He takes this job very seriously! We hope you have another wonderful day!


Ina in Alaska said...

That was a great adventure story, Tammy! Our humans enjoyed a show on TV the other night about a family of hyenas, actually it was pretty fascinating, the camera man got to spend time with them up close and personal. They are no match for you Tammy!!! xoxoxo

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

I have that same problem with my skhwirrels and birds!

If only I khould fly and/or khlimb!

Have a GReat day! Here's to another GRand one fur MaxDog too!


Kasha said...

I'm so glad Max is doing great! Love the pictures of Tammy! Have a great Sunday.

Priscilla said...

Hey Tammy, don't worry about it. Those birds must be TERRIFIED of you!!

We'll be going to read your other blog!

Mango said...

You just keep working on your technique. I am sure you will rid your estate of that pesky bird.


Stella said...

Happy 64th Day of Grace, Max!

Go get 'um, Tammy! Never mind the sweet words, just do it.


JD and Max said...

Hi Tammy - wow, you're quite the mover, loved that 'pounce' shot! We also love our local seagulls the way you love the Ibises - oooh, we'll catch one to give it a jolly good - um - hug, soon!

Hi Max - happy 64th day of grace!

Hi Maxmom - we're excited to be near the top of the comments this time, we're usually about the squillionth commenters, he he he!

Schnauzer snuggles - JD and Max.

Jacqueline said...

Tammy, you look lovely trying visit with the birds, you sweet girl!...Glad to hear Max is having a good weekend...Blessings and love.

houndstooth said...

Tammy, Mom says I'm part coyote because I stalk the rabbits and squirrels just like that. I haven't caught one yet, but one of these days...


SGR said...

Woof! Woof! I'm with you Tammy. Lots of birds and small creatures are popping my backyard ... not liking it. Happy Sunday to all of you especially MAX. Lots of Golden Woofs, Sugar

Samantha said...

Tammy: what a beautiful huntress you are! Those look like such big birds, so you must be awfully brave too! Give Max our love and we send you and evfurry doggie there Huge Hugs and Love from us here:
Sammie and Oz

Piappies World said...

Hi Tammy!

You sure can run! Mocha tries to run and jump to catch the birds --- stress on "tries". She could get a few tips from you, actually.

Happy 64th Day of Grace for dear Max. Wai-Pai and Wai-Max are so happy to see Max going well. They're additional crossed paws here for you. Weeeeee

-Fudgie, Princess & the Piappies

The Thundering Herd said...

Excellent stalking work. Natasha is our master bird hunter here. Master because she has, to the humans horror, actually succeeded a few times.

meowmeowmans said...

Great bird chasing technique, Tammy! We are glad Maxdog is having a good weekend. Happy 64th Day of Grace! :)

KT and Lady said...

Lady always chases the Killdeer in the mornings. Their eggs are hidden in the desert gravel. The chirp and display to coax predators away from the eggs. Little do they know, Lady could care less about the eggs. Just wants to play with the birdies.

Tom, Tama-Chan, Sei-Chan, Yuu-Chan and Bibi-Chan said...

Oh Tammy, that looks like fun but #1 would be so mad at me if I chased birds!!!


the booker man said...

very sneaky, miss tammy! you were so close!! :)
say hihi to mr. max for me, please!
the booker man

sprinkles said...

I don't know what kind of bird that is in the 7th & 8th picture down but he's awfully big! I'm glad we don't have any here because they'd probably tear my little chi's apart! It amazes me you got that close and it seem to phase him. Is he real?

Deborah said...

Hi Tammy, Those pesty birds!!! They look like fun though and lucky for them they are fast! I am so glad Max is doing well. What a true blessing.
Please tell your Mom, thanks for visiting the other day!

Cheyenne -Millie said...

We love your jumping photo! You are very good at that!

Benny and Lily said...

Almost Max...just missed him. We think we saw a big one on your left..BOL
Benny & Lily

Kira The BeaWootiful said...

Wooos Tammy and Max Dog! I can come over to help woo with those pesky birdies, I am pretty good at catching things, that Mum makes me wear a bell on my collar like I am a cat or something!
Have a Happy Day!
~husky kisses~
-Kira The BeaWootiful

Lorenza said...

Hi, Tammy1
I am so happy to know Max is feeling well these days!
I'd be tempted to chase those birds too!
Kisses and hugs

Tweedles -- that's me said...

I just saw the beak on that bird!
Jeepers- that is one big mouth that I think could do a lot of sqwaking. I love the photo of you chasing it. But I guess it does wonders for your yard with that nice long beak, and also airating the soil.
I see your keeping everything under control as Max rests up after his engertic day.

Huskee and Hershey said...

Hi Tammy,
Amazing how your mommy caught you in action!! Clearly you have got things under control to ensure that those **ahem**silly**ahem** birds are kept in check!
We think you are a really beautiful white retriever, although you may need some help with camouflaging in spring/summer... winter will be a good time for you to blend in with your surroundings!

The Bumpass Hounds said...

Hey Tammy,
What a beautiful huntress on the prowl. We refer to your coloring as a blond Golden retriever. We have reds, blonds, and golden (yellowish) retrievers. Homer and radar are reds, Jubal is blond (tending towards golden as he ages) and everyone else is of the golden variety color.
Those pesky birds don't bother us dogs but Boru and Jenny would take care of them for you. We think that you hunting style is A-OK. Please give our best to Max Dog and Max Mom. We love you all and have you always in our thoughts and prayers.