It’s a dog’s life!

On a cold and misty night,winter 2008, I foolishly allowed the dog to settle on the bed for a brief moment – and settle she did! Her head perfectly posed upon the pillow, she snuggled beneath an old dressing gown, and looked set for the night … but I’m not that stupid! Bad luck dog, off to your own bed (:

This is the dog’s life – as she dreams it to be!

But I couldn’t resist the shot.

Featured in the Cats and Dogs group may 23 2010
Top 10 placegetter in the It’s a Dog’s Life challenge May 31 2010

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PS: Sammi is no longer with us …


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  • Barssel
    Barsselabout 6 years ago

    OMG…………….Den that is over the top………….lololololol
    I bet you read to her too…………………great image.

  • Yeah, and I gave her a glass of hot milk too …lolololol

    – Denzil

  • Paul Thompson
    Paul Thompsonabout 6 years ago

    LOL. What a scream. Well done Denzil. :-)))

  • Thanks Paul, I’m a silly old sook !

    – Denzil

  • GlennAlderson
    GlennAldersonabout 6 years ago

    Very cute, nice soft lighting.

  • Paul Thompson
    Paul Thompsonabout 6 years ago

    Thanks Paul, I’m a silly old sook !
    Not so at all. A great shot !!!!

  • Shelley Heath
    Shelley Heathabout 6 years ago

    That is so gorgeous. My mum’s dog is this spoilt he gets tucked into his own bed on the floor with his own pillow and a blanket over him.

  • Weeeellllllll … she does in fact have a pillow, near her bed on the floor, and she CAN almost always arrange it so that her head is resting on it, rather than on the floor … and I DO keep the combustion stove burning at night for her …while I shiver in an unheated bedroom … what more needs to be said lolol

    – Denzil

  • whisperingruth
    whisperingruthabout 6 years ago

    Beautiful Hon! I would do the same!!

  • Of course you would! You’re probably as silly as I am (said with smile, of course:)

    – Denzil

  • Sharon Hammond
    Sharon Hammondabout 6 years ago

    he he he – hysterical

  • Glad you liked it!

    – Denzil

  • Molly  Kinsey
    Molly Kinseyabout 6 years ago

    I have 3 spoiled golden retrievers so I can relate. Great shot!

  • Thaks Molly, you know how it is!

    – Denzil

  • PPPhotoArt
    PPPhotoArtabout 6 years ago

    this is awesome, but my golden does get into bed herself especially in the winter months, i think its hilarious, all my animals sleep on the bed with me!!! really delightful image!!!

  • I let her sleep with me the other night, and she was fine until about 3.30 … then she wriggled, farted, stuck her elbows out, grunted, burped, and so it went on till about 5.00, at which time I booted her out to her own bed, and have now vowed that NO MATTER how cute she looks, she isn’t sleeping with me ever again LOL

    – Denzil

  • tess1731
    tess1731about 6 years ago

    This is so cute and most of us animal lovers can relate to it easy … The other morning I got up and my daughter was asleep with Bailey our Lab Sassy her little Jack Russel and Charley and Chloe the cats …Now that is a lot of bodies sleeping in or on one bed My daughter was not doing so well either she was all but hanging out the side …LOL … Of course my first thought was to grab the camera … Her fist thought when she woke up was to move out and have no pets …LOL …This shot of yours is GREAT …Love it.

  • Thanks Tess, such a lovely comment! I can relate to all of your story (well, except the daughter – no kids!). I’ve got an old paper pic of my three dogs (two Dalmatians and one huge Labrador, plus four cats, all sleeping on my bed! Once I work out how to scan it, I might post it – sounds just like your house!!!

    – Denzil

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