Monday, 26 April 2010
This is, as you might already know, my dad's dog, Spot.
Yes, Terri, I know he hasn't got any very visible spots. There are a couple of slightly darker bits on his ears, though, and I think the name was chosen in the hope that they would get darker, which they never did.
He's a funny little dog. Looking at that picture you would never guess that he was once so nervous that a vet recommended having him put down, would you? Nothing scares him now!
My daughter really loves him and spoils him rotten. She often comes on walks with us and always has a pocket full of treats. We sometimes walk to the local shop with him where, you guessed it, she buys him something especially nice.
There is only one thing that I would now change about Spot - his eagerness to eat things that he finds when we are out walking. He is better now than he used to be, but some days he just can't help himself....
Another Spot has a big place in my heart. These cartoons and the books that they were based on were a big part of life when the kids were small. My older daughter particularly liked this episode:
Have a great week!