~“Chickens and Cows”~

Published: Thursday, April 4, 2013 at 09:44 AM.

My dog, Doolittle weighs 95 pounds, maybe more now.  He is a Standard Poodle (the big kind).  He doesn’t sport one of those fancy haircuts; that just wouldn’t be Doolittle.

They say Standard Poodles weigh between 45 and 70 pounds.  Therefore, mine is kind of larger than he is supposed to be.  He is not fat; this is not for lack of trying.

Doolittle’s demeanor is about as sweet as a dog’s could be, but he gets into things when left unattended.  Boredom is probably the cause of it. 

Recently, Doolittle found the Easter candy stash.  He probably thought it was intended for him.  Big League Chew bubblegum, Swedish fish, Reese’s peanut butter eggs and marshmallow Peeps.  He ate it all-enough for three older children.

I’ve never been a fan of those yellow marshmallow Peeps, but I guess that didn’t rub off on my dog.  He ate two or three packages. We forgot how many we bought.

No, I don’t want my dog to get sick or die.  He is just an addict.  He did not eat the boxes the Peeps came in; I can’t say that for the wrapping on the Reese’s peanut butter eggs.

Life goes on, I suppose.  My older brother always liked those marshmallow Peeps, maybe Doolittle got this hankering for those yellow sugar coated marshmallow chickens from him.



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