Tuesday, September 18, 2012

Speaking of Dogs...

After a two-year separation, I finally got to see my dogs!  I've been missing them something fierce, and given that I had to go get some Army stuff to use as props in my short film, I couldn't pass up the opportunity to see them...

Did I mention it's been TWO YEARS???

Was I worried they wouldn't remember me?  To be honest, a little...  In fact, when I first drove up to the place they're staying, Jasper (the German Shepherd) barked and rushed me as if I was an intruder, and Jax (the pointer mix) approached suspiciously.

But then Jax smelled me.

And jumped into my face and licked my nose.

At which point Jasper starting WHINING and tried to lick my face.

It was awesome.  I made my nephew take a lot of photos and videos, but I won't bore you with all of them, so here's a sample:

Starbuck shaking dry after trying to kill some Koi in a pond.

Yes, actually, the first thing the dogs did when I opened the tailgate of my truck was to jump in.  And this after having not left the property - or been in a vehicle - since they were taken there TWO YEARS AGO.


Jasper, Jax, Starbuck

Not sure when it happened, but at some point, Starbuck tried to lead an escape attempt (I shit you not).  I would up having to chase all three dogs through the friggin' Nevada desert.  Good thing it was insanely hot that day... Starbuck gave up earlier than he usually does.

Starbuck's eying some domination...

Jax is, too.

I'm pretty sure I'm petting Jax while Starbuck is cleaning Jasper.

Just like old times...

The boy who started my menagerie.  The king.

Reliving lost moments... or something.

In a bit of a sad moment, as we were leaving, Jax walked up to the front door of the truck and tried to hop in.  He wasn't very aggressive about it, so it's obvious that his memories have faded a bit, but he clearly remembered something about my beat-up pickup.

I go cry now.


  1. Cool that you all got to reunite for a bit. :)

  2. Triple Awww. Nice that they recognised you after all this time and that they're in such good nick. Starbuck however...should be in a doggy porn flick.

  3. sorry, but happy you got to see 'em

  4. LOL on Baino's porn comment. Glad you got to see them! We dog-sat a wonderful hairy beast, a true mutt, for almost a month, and it was hard to let him go. We're about to get a dog now that I'm finally well after two torturous months. Looking for a pound puppy and there are plenty of pounds in this area so I think we'll have good success.
    Tina @ Life is Good