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Goin’ to Gramma’s

December 23rd, 2008

Lucy is a pretty smart dog.  She had tons of phrases she understands, like, “Want to go on a walk?”, “Is it time to eat?”, “Are you hungry?”, “Go for a ride”.  One of her favorites is, “Want to go to gramma’s?”.  When we utter those words she perks up and excitedly runs to the back door and starts whining.  She knows that grandma has a great big yard to run around in and spoils her rotten with treats and that often her cousins are there to play with (our nieces & nephew).  She always has a blast playing with her cousins (whether human, feline, and canine).   Our nieces love to dress her up in all their dress up clothes and our nephew just likes to try to ride her around like a horse, this Sunday was no exception.


On Sunday she want to my parent’s house with us for our Christmas celebration.  Lucy always gets gifts for her cousins as well, they thought it was great that Lucy sent us out with her allowance to buy their presents.

Do you include pets in your holiday celebrations?

4 Comments to “Goin’ to Gramma’s”
  1. farm mom on December 23, 2008 at 11:30 am

    Oh, that pic is too cute. I can relate to this post, as nothing excites her more than the phrase “Grandma and Papa.” My parents have 5 acres for her to roam and they also own her big brother, whom she loves to play with. But, beyond that, she just LOVES my parents. In fact, they always joke that she is their most affectionate grandbaby!! :)

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  2. Susy on December 23, 2008 at 11:37 am

    Oh yes, my mom calls her the granddog. She always gets to stay there when we have to go away for a few days. She loves it.

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  3. Judy on December 23, 2008 at 6:17 pm

    My Mom is NOT a dog person so we don’t take our guy down to the farm. She thinks he’s too big to have in the house (he’s only 95 lbs). He does have his own stocking and will have at least one present under the tree.

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  4. Kelly on December 24, 2008 at 8:01 pm

    You betcha – Harley has a bag of bones under the tree with a big bow on it! She is funny – we even had to stop spelling ‘W-A-L-K’ she knows exactly what we were spelling ;)

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