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Sunday, October 18, 2009

Pet Costume Contestant No. 10

Ubu is a six year old Cocker Spaniel. His photos where submitted by his owner, Tina of Beansie Babbles. Ubu is dressed as Frankenstein, albeit he's anything but a monster. Thank you so much for letting Ubu play along in my Pet Costume Contest. "Franken-pooch" I was told they did not own, nor name him as a puppy, but the family got him when he was already three years old. He came from an abusive home and his name is from the TV show that ends with: "Sit Ubu, Sit." Tina continues to say: "...that when Ubu came to us, he was clearly confused, and we did not have the hearts to go changing his name too. So he goes by Ubu, Boo-Boo, and various other nicknames we have all come up with! He will be six years old this November, and he is a pure-bred Cocker Spaniel*. He is VERY good natured, very excitable, but a very good-hearted dog. He has been a wonderful addition to our family!" Don't you just love happy endings? I do! Good dog, Ubu, good dog! *The Cocker Spaniel: Although still called an effective hunter's helper, the Cocker certainly makes more vocation of companionship and showmanship than field work. His outstanding attributes are intelligence and affection. (The Mini-Atlas of Dog Breeds by A. DePrisco and J.B. Johnson)

5 comments:

Beansieleigh said...

Hi Doris! Thank you for posting our little Franken-pooch today!! I just told Dear Daughter.. I suspect she is on her way to see today's post, and the Pet Costume Contest already!! ~tina

Sea Witch said...

How adorable. Sweet Gizzy is all abuzz. You are a talented girl, Doris. I look forward to visiting your blog often. Sea Witch

Olde Dame Penniwig said...

What a cutie! Not a monster at all -- just frightening cute!!!

Glo said...

Doris I love the fish costume.

Your blog always cheers me up, love doggies.

I miss my dog something terrible.

Dori thank u for offering to make a few square and one of each would be wonderful. No rush, I don't need the blanket until Spring, I just thought I would start early, you know by the time you get the squares, put it together, not to mention all the other project we having in the works.

Take care and happy hooking.

Aunt Pitty Pat's Fun said...

What a wonderful family to adopt such a wonderful loving guy :) Hes no monster :) Fun costume. I just love a cocker such loyal loving pets:)
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