Cute overload?

When the gorgeous Clive, an Assistance Dog working with a ten-year-old autistic boy – fondly called Little Man – wrote and asked me to post some pictures of my own dog, Oscar – I couldn’t help but be impressed. After all, how does that dog manage to write comments without opposable thumbs?

So, Little Man, this post is for you – hope it brings a smile or three to your face!

Oscar, enjoying a summer’s day last year:

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And here he is on a hot spring day this year.

Don’t stick your tongue out at me, buddy…

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Just in case you’re wondering, Oscar is a Working Golden Retriever, who came into our lives two years ago when he was 4.5 years old. (Remind me to tell you that story some time.)

Oh – and because I know you are fond of a good-looking pair of buttocks, I’m throwing in this picture as an added bonus…

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Check out TravelerFolio’s site for more great photos!

By the way, did you know that those red buttocks act like comfy cushions? (Not unlike our own butts, I suppose…)

42 thoughts on “Cute overload?

  1. We’re so happy! The smiles and the laughter were something to behold! Thank you so much for the photos of Oscar – the little man was really happy with the photos – and he loved Oscar’s tongue!!

    and then the baboon photo! Well, we have to explain that the little man’s favourite animal when we visit Dublin Zoo – which we do a lot!! are the Baboons!! Why, well he says his dad’s bottom looks just the same as a baboon – don’t ask!

    So, you managed to thrill him doubly – first, great photos of Oscar and then the baboons!!

    Much appreciated from us all
    – the little man’s mum

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  2. Ok, you totally spoiled the happy doggie face with that last pic! Ewwwww! I quickly rolled my screen up, so I didn´t have to see it anymore….
    But your dog is the cutest!

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  3. I guess that’s a good reminder that our butts could always look worse… lots worse! LOL

    Oscar is such a cutie. I love goldens. Actually, I love most all dogs. 🙂

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  4. What a beautiful dog Oscar is. The best animals always come into our lives without our asking…I’d love you to tell us that story sometime.

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  5. That is one Beautiful dog. I have a soft spot for dogs that’s for sure. Simply beautiful. As you know, I am new to this blog and I have to say that I love it, I’m sure you could tell from the thousand comments I have left. (I love commenting) Anyways great blog, I was wondering if I could put your blog on my blogroll so that I can get to it a lot faster, you know, instead of searching and all that jazz. Thanks for the great stuff.

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  6. Now, you are one good looking gentleman, Oscar! Look forward to reading more about you. You do have a big tongue, but it’s much prettier than those pink cushions that look painfully familiar! Remind me not to look over my shoulder in the mirror when i step out of the shower!!!

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