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Hi everyone! It’s Millie & Walter here. We are ringing in the new year by showing off all the Christmas cards we received this yea.

Thanks for joining me in our final card count picture Millie.
It’s great to see all the cards from friends near and far.

Of course the good news is we kicked butt on our pawrents in the card count contest.

The final card count is:

Millie & Walter

28 Snail Mail cards

13 e-cards

Total Card Count – 41

Mom & Dad

13 Snail Mail cards

1 e-card

Total Card Count – 14

Here is a closer look at all our cards.

We want to thank all our friends and family for sending all these cards. It’s always fun to see them in our mail during the holiday season.

Here’s hoping you all have a great New Year and New Decade!

We’re joining Comedy Plus for their Wordless Wednesday blog hop.

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Hi everyone! It’s Millie and Walter here. We wanted to wish all our readers a Merry Christmas (or Happy Holiday if you don’t celebrate that one).

Here is our Christmas card for anyone that didn’t receive one in the mail.

Christmas Card Front

Christmas Card Back

We hope Santa Paws brought you everything on your list. Check back later in the week for our final card display and totals. We are beating the pants off our pawrents, but that shouldn’t be a surprise to anyone.

Merry Christmas!

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Hi everyone! It’s Walter here. Remember when I told you “It’s all good.” Well it got even better just after I told you that. We got a message from the dental vet that the pathology report came back saying the margins were clean and all the tumor was removed!

Thanks for all your POTP that helped me get well.

We’ve also got good news about all the holiday cards we’ve gotten.

Here is a close up of the cards we’ve received up to this past Monday.

Don’t worry if you’ve sent us a card and you don’t see it. This picture was taken a couple of days ago and we’ve received more cards since then.

Of course the good news is we are still kicking butt on our pawrents in the card count contest.

The current card count is:

Millie & Walter

20 Snail Mail cards

9 e-cards

Total Card Count – 29

Mom & Dad

8 Snail Mail cards

1 e-card

Total Card Count – 9

We’re so happy for my good test results and for all our friends around the world.

I’m joining Comedy Plus for their Wordless Wednesday blog hop.

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Hi everyone! It’s Walter here. Happy Thanksgiving to all my friends in the USA. I sure do have a lot to be thankful for today. First of all I’m thankful to all my friends for all the Power of the Paw and prayers everyone sent me during my big day at the vet yesterday. Let me tell you about it.

This is not my regular vet.

It all started when my mom’s alarm went off earlier than it ever has. By 6 am we were on the road. It was a long drive and I mostly slept until the sun came up. When we stopped we were at Animal Dental Specialists of Upstate New York.

While we were in the waiting room a couple of the vet techs came out to meet me. They were all very nice.

Don’t I look great in this special bandana?

Once we were in the exam room Laura the vet tech gave mom a bandana to put on me that was sprayed with Adaptil. It’s supposed to help dogs feel “calm and relaxed in stressful situations”. I’m not sure how well it worked because I was still a bit nervous about being there.

Next the vet, Dr. Davis, came in and he got right on the floor and greeted me. I gave him lots of kisses and he thought I was very nice and soft.

These are not the kind of pictures mom and dad take.

After getting to know Dr. Davis he put a glove on one of his hands and then he put some peanut butter on the glove. I didn’t mind too much that he was sticking his fingers in my mouth to look at my teeth because that peanut butter tasted good.

The peanut butter fingers tasted good.

Dr. Davis took pictures of all my teeth. Then he put the pictures on the computer and showed my mom what he planned on doing to them.

We all had a laugh after they were done taking pictures.

The plan was to remove the teeth where the lump, that I had removed earlier, was but Dr. Davis was also concerned with how some of my other upper front teeth were effecting my mouth because of my underbite. He went off to work up the estimate and mom and I waited in the exam room some more.

Mom took this selfie of us sitting on the exam room bench.

Before long Laura the vet tech came back and she and mom discussed the estimate. Mom signed some papers, gave me some hugs and kisses and promised she would see me before I knew it. Laura took me in the back and mom headed out. I have to admit that I was a bit worried about being left there but Laura treated me very well.

Laura gave me lots of cuddles while she was taking my blood pressure.

It wasn’t long after the picture above was taken that I started to feel sleepy. I slept for a long time and when I woke up my mouth felt funny. The vet stole 5 teeth from me. Three where the lump was and two that were causing sores from where they hit my mouth. It took me a long time to wake all the way up and shortly after that my mom came and got me. By the time we left the vet it was dark again. I was still a bit woozy from the operation so I slept all the way home.

It was great to finally get home and see dad and Millie.

I felt better this morning.

After a good nights sleep I was feeling a bit better but I noticed a few things missing from my mouth. I think my missing upper teeth are causing me to have more of a snaggletooth look. I hope my sweetie Tuiren doesn’t mind the new look to my smile. Well as you can see I’m thankful that everything turned out well yesterday and I’m thankful for the pain medicine I’m taking too. Mom says she wants to say a few words now.

Hi everyone. I want to say how thankful I am for everyone who was thinking of Walter and I yesterday. While he was at the vet I was trying to relax in a nearby hotel.

My accommodations for the day.

I was lucky that there was a local hotel, the Craftsman Inn, just down the road from the vet. A few weeks ago when I knew what the date of Walter’s appointment was I called them and explained that I was looking for a place to stay while my dog was having surgery. The problem was that I wanted to be able to check in around 9 am instead of the usual check in time of 3 pm. After conferring with a manager they said they would be able to accommodate me. Of course I still had to pay a full nights room fee even though I actually checked out at 4:30 pm.

I was glad I had someplace to try to relax for the day. I spent some time reading blogs and doing a bit of crochet and after I knew what time I could pick Walter up I tried to rest for the ride home. That ride home was a bit nerve wracking as it was raining and the high winds that were predicted had started to whip. I can’t imagine what I would have done with myself without a place to stay for the day.

That’s about all from mom. Well as you can see mom and I are both thankful for lots of things but mostly we are thankful for our family and friends that were thinking of us and helped us get through the day. We are also thankful for the wonderful staff at the vet hospital who took such good care of me.

We are joining Brian for the Thankful Thursday Blog Hop!

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Happy Halloween everyone! It’s Millie & Walter here.

We’ve enjoyed being outside in the nice fall weather. 

Today we are joining the LLB Gang for their No Tricks, Just Treats for Shelters blog hop. Sadly the rescue group that we both came from no longer is in business so we can’t help them any more but since Millie was rescued from Rochester Animal Services we decided to help them out.

What are these leaves doing on me?
They look great against your furs Millie.

There is something that is so easy for everyone to do if you ever shop at Amazon.com that can help your favorite charity.

You can choose from over one million charities to support. Just make sure when you are ready to start shopping you start at smile.amazon.com. We made sure that our mom has designated the Verona Street Animal Society as our Amazon Smile charity. They are a non-profit that raises needed funds for the city shelter where Millie came from.

We must be raising lots of money based on how many Amazon boxes come to our house.

You should check to see if your favorite charity is supported by Amazon Smile and sign up. There is no additional cost to you to do so.

We are joining the LLB Gang for their blog hop and Comment-a-Thon. They are donating money to three worthy pet charities. For every blog that joins their hop they are donating $1 and for every comment they are donating 50 cents. Help them out by visiting and leaving a comment even if you don’t join the blog hop.

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Hi everyone! It’s Walter here. Last week we had a great stretch of nice weather and we made sure to get out and enjoy it. Mom was there to catch some of the fun we were having.

I don’t know why this fly wanted to go for a ride on my head.

There is more mischief going on around here too. As you all know I had a lump removed from my mouth a couple of weeks ago. I’m all healed and feeling great now. We got the report from the pathologist this weekend and it isn’t all bad news but it isn’t great news either.

Mom says my portrait might change a little in about a month.

The good news is that the lump isn’t any type of aggressive or metastasizing cancer. What I do have is an Ameloblastic fibroma. These typically are locally invasive and often regrow in the same area. Because of that I’m being referred to an Animal Dental Specialist. The closest one to us is about an hour and a half drive away near Syracuse, NY.

According to my mom I already have an appointment for November 12th where it is expected that I will see the doctor in the morning and then have surgery that same day. The good news is that I only have to make one trip to that doctor. They will probably remove the two teeth that were closest to the lump and a small part of palate next to those teeth. I will be able to go home later that day. It’s going to be a long day for my mom who will have to hang out somewhere to wait until I’m ready to go home.

The bottom line is that I still need your crossed paws and pawrayers so keep the POTP coming.

I’m blowing raspberries at the pathology report.

Millie wanted to get in on the mischief today and has an opinion on my upcoming surgery as you can see above. I’m sure she is just glad it isn’t her.

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Hi everyone! It’s Millie and Walter here. Today is a day we both have something to be thankful for.

I remember my first day on this patio.

That’s right, today is my Gotcha Day! I wasn’t sure about my new home at first but after a little while I settled down and was happy to be here.

I love my forever home.

It’s been seven years since I first came to my forever home but it seems like it was yesterday. There is something else that I’m thankful happened seven years ago today too (well, really it is an approximation).

I can’t believe I’m 7 years young!

We don’t really know when my birthday is but it is close to today so we figured it would be fun to celebrate our special days together.

I’m looking forward to my next seven years.

So far we don’t have any news from the vet about my biopsy but we are hopeful that I will have another 7 years to come. We will let you know as soon as we have any news but in the mean time I could use all the POTP you could offer.

We want to thank our friends Dalton, Benji & Pipo and their Petcretary for these great cards they sent us.

We are joining Brian for the Thankful Thursday Blog Hop!

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