Wednesday, August 02, 2006

Why Can't Humans Get Along?

I am feeling sad today. I am tired of the way humans treat each other. We dogs may have the occasional fight - but we don't wage wars or seek to destroy eachother. My heart goes out to Duke (pictured below) tonite. Duke lives on a kibbutz in Northern Israel. Today his human Dad David heard the bomb siren wail and instead of running to the bomb shelter, he hopped on his bike to go and fetch Duke so that he too could be safe with his master in the shelter. On the way, a rocket fell out of the sky on to David and he was killed. Now Duke is an orphan again - David had found and rescued him on the kibbutz. Duke stood in silence next to his dad's body until friends dragged him away. I know you will all join me in sending our condolences to Duke and David's human family.



I also want to send best wishes to my pal Terence who had to have surgery yesterday due to a sudden diagnosis of glaucoma. Poor little guy had to have his one eye removed, so now he'll be a dashing pirate dog! Get well soon buddy, we're all pulling for you!

Do me a favor, click here and cast your vote for my pal George who is entered into a photo contest. George is a little behind - so don't delay! I'm not sure if we can vote multiple times, but I'm sure as heck going to try!!

I have to tell you, yesterday evening I had a rollicking good time with my bestest chick Gracie. Despite the 100F heat, our Moms took us to the fountain by the Art Museum. There we met up with many of our other friends, also out to cool off in the water. I swam and swam, Gracie tried to catch me and often did, dragging me out by my collar and dunking me under the water. We played fetch, chase and wet the Moms! It was good clean fun until Gracie pissed in the water! Heh Heh - I like my gals uncouth and uninhibited, but I was a tad grossed out!

Here is a picture of the fountain I found online - but that odd looking lady wasn't in the fountain when I was there yesterday! She would have freaked us out for sure! You see the perimeter around the fountain, I love running around up there and barking at everyone!



It's time to go chow, so until later,

Bye,

AGC

6 comments:

Anonymous said...

Hi Ax! Thanks for the good wishes in your blog today. I have been doing a lot of sleeping since my surgery. But I did start to feel a bit more myself this afternoon as I barked, played with a squeaky toy, and ran down the stairs to meet Mummy when she came home from the store. She is taking good care of me. Catch you later, dude!
Terence in Indy

Opy - the Original GruffPuppy said...

hey Axel,

What a sad story :-( As Turbo would say - Humans are Stupid !!!!

Charlie and I voted for George - he is one good looking doggie :-)

Love
Opy

fee said...

halo axel!

i'm glad your itchies are getting better! what a pretty fountain – i'm sure they wouldn't allow four-legged people in fountains over here, but i'm going to try diving in if i ever visit one!

loves,
fee

Sammy said...

Ahhhhh that is so sad about your friend that lost his human....makes me very sad. I don't know why humans can't get along either. Seems like they should follow our example more. Sounds like you had a wonderful time in the fountain. Wish I had one to play in. I can't even go to the Pooch Playground until it gets cooler.

Bogart said...

Hi Axel!

I threw my vote behind your buddy George, us terriers have to stick together... hope you're doing better every day!

Love,
Bogart

Opy - the Original GruffPuppy said...

Where's Axel gone ? We need an updated blog buddy !

Love
Opy