The Dogfather

First up, we received some great news from our friends at the Dream Valley Ranch last night about our friend KB, who we told you yesterday was undergoing surgery to fuse vertebrae in her neck, and her dog, K, who had recently undergone emergency surgery.  We will let the comment they posted last night tell the whole story:

Dear Qannik,

The local coyotes got word to my little sister, Jessica Eleanor Guppie Jr. Jr., that our Auntie KB is doing great post-surgery…apparently it was a text-book surgery (can coyotes read text books?).

The wild pups also shared that K & R are with their papa camping out near the hospital and they are all doing very well.

Please share the news with Auntie KB’s many virtual friends via the howliphone.

By the way, I wonder if you like carrots? We sure do. If you were here I would share my carrot with you.

Woof woof woooooooooooof,
Bear Mortimer Guppie, Sr., Esquire at Large
Spokesguppie for Dream Valley Ranch

What excellent, excellent news.  KB, we continue to think of you and your family (husband and canines K and R) and best wishes for the speediest and most complete recovery.

In other news – and with apologies to “the_Dogfather” in the blogosphere – we have to share our hu-dad’s Christmas present from his sister.  He wore it this weekend while escorting us around town and got quite a few smiles.  Hope you like it –

27 Comments

  1. Cocorue on January 17, 2010 at 8:44 am

    great news and thanks for the update. great shirt too

    chikisses
    coco

  2. Sugar on January 15, 2010 at 7:23 pm

    Woof! Outstanding news! Here’s hoping for a speedy and uneventful recovery– crazy lady and I are sending pawsitive vibes your way,

  3. Keisha on January 15, 2010 at 2:43 pm

    I am so glad KB & K are doin better. Hugs!! 🙂

  4. Holly and Khady on January 15, 2010 at 1:36 pm

    LOVE the shirt!!!! It so fits your dad!

    Thanks for the human/pupdate on KB and K. I’m so glad everything is going so well for both of them!

    Holly and Khady

  5. Dennis the Vizsla on January 15, 2010 at 11:05 am

    Glad to hear the surgery went well! Cool shirt, too!

  6. Kit on January 15, 2010 at 2:22 am

    Perfect shirt for your dad!!!
    Thank you so much for passing on the good news about KB and K! Please keep us posted if you receive anymore updates!
    ~K

  7. Mochi on January 15, 2010 at 12:22 am

    Thanks for sharing the great news!

    That is the coolest shirt! 🙂

    Mochi

  8. Sam on January 14, 2010 at 9:08 pm

    Thank you thank you THANK YOU! For posting about KB. I have been thinking of her and K for the past few days so much.

    I really love the present, too. Very appropriate as the hu-dad to a big ol’ sibe pack!

  9. Sonic on January 14, 2010 at 8:31 pm

    That’s great news! And the shirt is really really nice!

    Sonic

  10. Huffle Mawson on January 14, 2010 at 8:11 pm

    That is great news about KB. I hope her recovery continues in a speedy and positive fashion.

    Speaking of fashion, I LOVE the t-shirt. Very cool.

  11. M.T. on January 14, 2010 at 7:26 pm

    That is EXCELLENT news indeed about KB! Glad it went without a hitch! Here’s to a speedy recovery 🙂

    And that is one neat shirt — wish i had some discerning gift givers on my end :p

  12. Clive on January 14, 2010 at 7:25 pm

    Great to read that good news about KB and K and we love that t-shirt!

  13. Laura, Lance, and Vito on January 14, 2010 at 5:32 pm

    glad to hear the good news! And I love that shirt, I keep putting off getting the corgi version for my husband

  14. JacksDaddy on January 14, 2010 at 4:12 pm

    Good news all around! Love the shirt!!

  15. jack a-roo on January 14, 2010 at 2:58 pm

    Three woos for successful surgeries!
    And an envious woo-woo for that shirt – our dad would kill fur one like that! (maybe I should have made a different choice of words, woo?) Or maybe he’ll make your dad an offer he can’t refuse fur that shirt! Ha-roo roo!

    jack a-roo

  16. jack a-roo on January 14, 2010 at 2:58 pm

    Three woos for successful surgeries!
    And an envious woo-woo for that shirt – our dad would kill fur one like that! (maybe I should have made a different choice of words, woo?) Or maybe he’ll make your dad an offer he can’t refuse fur that shirt! Ha-roo roo!

    jack a-roo

  17. Steve & Kat on January 14, 2010 at 2:12 pm

    That’s a great shirt! We are definitely happy to hear that the surgery was a success!

  18. MAXDOG on January 14, 2010 at 1:35 pm

    Thanks for the wonderful news about KB! We continue to keep her in our thoughts and prayers.
    Lots of love
    MAXDOG AND GANG IN SA

  19. jake and Fergi on January 14, 2010 at 1:13 pm

    Great news…as per us terriers and our moma!

  20. The Army of Four on January 14, 2010 at 12:57 pm

    Excellent news = and most excellent shirt!
    Tail wags,
    Storms

  21. Khyra on January 14, 2010 at 10:14 am

    That is such grrrrrreat news!

    Tank woo fur pawing it along to your readers!

    Have woo tried making him an ofFUR he khouldn’t refuse?

    Hugz&Khysses,
    Khyra

  22. Dream Valley Ranch on January 14, 2010 at 9:45 am

    That is one of the best shirts I have ever seen…and how appropriate! So…the question that immediately popped into my head was: do you make each of the herd kiss your ring? 🙂 tell your hu-sister she did good!!

  23. The OP Pack on January 14, 2010 at 9:24 am

    Now that’s the kind of news we all like to wake up and see. We have our paws crossed for a continuing good recover for both KB and K. Thanks so much for sharing.

    We LOVE the shirt.

    Woos, Phantom and Thunder

  24. Houndstooth on January 14, 2010 at 8:11 am

    Thanks for sharing the news about KB and K! I’m glad to hear that they’re both on the mend. Knowing each other is okay will be good for both of them!

    Great shirt, too!

    Bunny and her mom

  25. Wild Dingo on January 14, 2010 at 3:25 am

    That shirt is an understatment. More like The Saint. I mean really. Six sibes. For “fun.” Maybe it should read The Whackadoo. ya, that’s it. The Whackadoo.

    wags-n-wiggles,
    wild dingo

  26. the_Dogfather on January 14, 2010 at 3:14 am

    Don’t mess with the pack!!! LOL!

    That’s a way-too-cool present!!!

  27. Maxx on January 14, 2010 at 1:19 am

    That is grrrreat news indeed!! Thanks for sharing the update and we wish for a speedy recovery for KB!
    I’m sure Zackt will luv seeing this!

    Have a great Thursday my fur-riends!!

    Cheers & cheese,
    Maxx

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