Posts Tagged ‘Sid’

Long-weekend Luau

Since this upcoming weekend is a holiday weekend, and the official start of summer, Sid has planned a luau for us.

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He’s been practicing some songs on the ukulele and even got me a box of chocolate-covered macadamia nuts! I know, I am in disbelief myself.

We’ll be relaxing and enjoying some (hopefully) warm and sunny weather and perhaps a few tropical drinks! Hope you all get to do the same!

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Sunblast

We’ve been getting some powerful sun the past few days here at Pug Slope HQ, even first thing in the morning. It’s a nice welcome from all the rain we got earlier this month!

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Sid has been getting up extra early in order to have ample time to head-butt his bed over to the most prime sunbathing spot.

Pugs Take Chicago!

It’s a good thing Sid spent a few days resting up in preparation for Pugs Take Chicago because it was insane!

I’d reckon close to 100 pugs (and their human servants) from all over the U.S. dropped into Lake Shore East Dog Park this past Saturday.

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Sid arrived in his red travel bag after a relaxing ride on the El train.

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At first he tried to play it cool but once he realized how many freakin’ pugs were present, he lost any semblance of aloofness and started sniffing every pug butt he could find.

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He had a great time playing in the fountain and the small stream it flows into. This really is one fantastic dog park. I only wish it were closer to Pug Slope HQ!

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Pugs from California to Maine were represented, including the head-tilting pair from San Francisco, Minnie and Max!

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Sid also got to hang with his midwestern pal, Violet, who also calls Chicago home.

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There was a whole lot of running, sniffing, barking, and begging for treats going on.

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By the end Sid was pretty knackered and snoozed in his travel bag the whole train ride back home! We can’t wait for the next one!

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Flowers Flowers Everywhere

Sid and I hope you all had an enjoyable Easter weekend. With the warmer weather around here we’ve been able to go out on nice long walks after work. It’s incredible how many flowers are out right now.

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In addition to the daffodils and tulips that we saw the previous week, we now saw magnolias and all kinds of flowering trees.

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Sid sniffed every one he could reach!

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Matchy Matchy

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Being a fashion-conscious pug, Sid always makes sure to sport seasonally-appropriate apparel. So as soon as the bright yellow daffodils start opening up, it’s time to break out his coordinating yellow bandana.

Pug Productivity

Hello furrriends!

It’s Sid here with you today! My Dad has been in work and project mode a lot lately which unfortunately means less pug adventure time.

Anyway, I’m not gonna be blue about it and decided instead to start using this extra “me” time to become a more productive pug.

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I’ve been reading productivity books, organizing all my files, watching countless youtube videos on life hacks, and pretty much freeing up as much time possible in order to pursue my main life goal: OBTAIN ALL OF THE TREATS.

Based on what I’ve gathered thus far, the key is to eliminate all those unnecessary things in life — you know, like visits to the vet, daily walks, obeying commands from your human — in order to get what you want out of life. I feel like a brand new pug!

I’d tell you more about it but I just got an alert from my calendar that it’s time for another treat…see ya!

Chin Restin’

Ah, what a perfect day to rest the ol’ chin.

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Over the years, through much dedication and practice, Sid has refined this skill and taken it to new levels. If there are any young puglets out there that yearn to learn this ancient pug art, please observe a master at work:

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