Happy 12th Birthday Curtis!

Twelve years (plus six weeks) ago I was at the Glendale pound “helping” a friend find a dog when this sweet little puppy kept staring at me with his baby brown eyes. I knew nothing about dogs and thought it would be a good idea if he came home with me. We stopped off at the pet store and bought some food and a dog crate and then when we got home he had diarrhea all over my apartment and cried like a baby through the night. Since then he’s been to 33 states, made a bunch of friends (mostly human), got his own facebook page and survived cancer.

Happy birthday buddy! xo

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11 Comments

  • Reply robin January 28, 2012 at 8:14 am

    happy birthday to you, curtis!
    great look….

  • Reply Steph Skardal January 28, 2012 at 8:51 am

    Happy Birthday! May he have a nice birthday dinner!

  • Reply marcia easterling January 28, 2012 at 10:36 am

    Happy Birthday Curtis, See you soon in Las Vegas! Maddie is looking forward to playing ball when you come to stay with us in March.

  • Reply Rich Frye January 28, 2012 at 11:10 am

    Cooper and Tator say “Woofly Birthday, Curtie!”

  • Reply Lin January 28, 2012 at 11:25 am

    Happy Birthday Curtis! Such a cute boy and fighter!

  • Reply Kier from Oregon January 28, 2012 at 11:31 am

    What a good looking boy! Happy Birthday Curtis, and woofs and licks from Aiden and Maggie

  • Reply terrie January 28, 2012 at 12:09 pm

    that day in Glendale was a lucky day for The Curtis and you…on top of everything he is a good sport to wear the birthday hat….as a birthday card given to Ray by one of his dog friends says, “Sniff what you like, scratch where it itches, and if it tastes good eat it!” lots of love and Happy Birthday to The Curtis….from Terrie, Ray, Hannah, Chi Chi and Katie….

  • Reply Jackie Paige January 28, 2012 at 12:26 pm

    Happy Birthday, Big Guy! Charlie Tuna and Johnnie Cat send their love! Love, Jackie and Dan

  • Reply rebecca January 28, 2012 at 1:18 pm

    happy birthday, handsome!

  • Reply Maggie January 28, 2012 at 2:16 pm

    Happy Birthday, good boy Curtis! Nice hat.

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