Artist Benedicte Delachanal has done a sketch of Sheba dreaming of a catdog existence – thanks Ben 🙂
The blue ball point pen is making a comeback, if you didn’t know 😉
Woof! Meow! zzzzzzzz
I am an Australian poet, writer, blogger, psychologist, wife, mother of two children, autism and environmental advocate, and mad animal lover
Aletha Kuschan is a mysterious and talented female artist from near Washington DC who has a secret underground bunker for arty stuffy, Benedicte Delachanal Canadian Artist who speaks French but reads English very well and who is very funny and talented, cats, dogs, dogs love cuddles, family life, its a dogs life, Jazz the Labradoodle, my dog thinks its a cat, my other dog thinks its a dog, pets, Sheba the Labradoodle
July 31, 2012 at 12:04 pm
I have a friend whose dog refused to look at them after their haircut … a blanker extraordinaire! Funny to watch though 😉
August 1, 2012 at 11:01 am
I have heard that can happen when a dog is humiliated by unfashionable doggy hairdoos! 😉
July 31, 2012 at 1:41 pm
I believe you’ve capture Sheba’s emotions quite nicely.
July 31, 2012 at 5:30 pm
Adorable! She looks a little like Big Bird in that last one 😉
August 1, 2012 at 11:02 am
I can see the resemblance 😉 thanks Tilly
July 31, 2012 at 7:52 pm
Lovely pics. I like the Labradoodledoodle!
rolls off the tongue Rog 😉 woof
August 1, 2012 at 12:47 am
Yes, I like that last picture, such a funny expression.
Thank you Gabrielle, it was fun drawing Sheba!
August 1, 2012 at 11:03 am
That’s how Jazz looks everytime we eat (what about me, she says, with big brown eyes) 🙂
August 1, 2012 at 3:27 am
Are you in trouble with your dog(s)? You might need to come up with some treats! My dog used to hang the most ENORMOUS guilt trips on me — back in the day ….
August 1, 2012 at 11:05 am
No, not in trouble Aletha (they like having short hair, though they hate the process of grooming) – Jazz and Sheba have the sibling rivalry thing going on (that’s Sheba’s shaved tail next to Jazz’s head in the first photo – she’s talking to Sheba 😉 ). There’s always something to feel guilty about when raising dogs and kids – are there ears clean enough, is their food healthy enough, are their bums clean enough – haha
August 1, 2012 at 4:07 am
Ah yes, dogs. Our daughter is picking up a chocolate Labrador puppy in a few days time. Love that last photograph.
August 1, 2012 at 11:07 am
Ooh lovely – a chocolate Labrador (my daughter would be very jealous – even though she has too adorable doodles to play with – never enough dogs for kids 😉 ). You will have to post some photos of the puppy Martin! I love that last photo too with the sun streaming on her soft wool.
August 1, 2012 at 7:02 am
These photos are gorgeous, Gabrielle. They make me want to scour the country for a similar affable big-nosed creature!
August 1, 2012 at 11:10 am
hahaha – I think her nose might look bigger in the photos than it does in real life Kate (it is a lovely nose though – all black and wet). Jazz has the most wonderful temperament – she loves everyone and will lean on anyone who gets close to her – even strangers – it’s an invitation to ear tickle and tummy rub 🙂 – she is quite heavy which makes the leaning quite amusing as the person starts to give way under the weight – she also likes to sit on everyone’s feet while leaning (so they can’t get away – hahaha).
August 1, 2012 at 9:04 am
Well, when the pack leader changes her gravatar so often, it’s to be expected 😉 Great photos – love the pic of Tessa with all her cuddlies – sweet 🙂
August 1, 2012 at 11:14 am
bwhahahaha, gigglesnort – newspaper headlines reads ‘frequent gravatar changing induces identity crisis in pet labradoodle – owner to be fined by RSPCA’ 😉 Tessa loves her stuffed dogs (it’s my fault – I can’t resist them) and won’t let me pack them away because they will feel claustrophobic and unloved 😉
August 1, 2012 at 6:01 pm
It sure is Gabe… my old boy is nearly 17, so it’s pretty much eat, walk (or very slowly stroll), sleep, poop & piddle… but he still has so much love in him… am sure that is what keeps him going!
August 2, 2012 at 10:16 am
They never lose the love Graham 🙂 – your dog must be pretty healthy to be nearly 17!
August 2, 2012 at 9:24 am
LOL ! My Foodle ( poodle x foxy) definitely thinks she’s a cat, and our actual cat is the alpha-male dog pack leader – even though she’s a girl, and you know, a cat !! Animals are very odd in our household. They fit in well
August 2, 2012 at 10:18 am
Bwhahahaha – your foodle has been outfoxed by ze cat! Heirarchies are strange things and they can change over time too – Sheba used to be the top dog and now Jazz is (which is how it should have been in the first place given that Jazz is much bigger than Sheba) – thanks for stopping by Lisa 🙂
August 2, 2012 at 3:03 pm
I love this so much. It has really tickled me. The sketch of dreaming of being a cat is beyond brilliant and which one is the soft toy on the bed? LOL.
August 2, 2012 at 4:08 pm
haha – pick the real dog – haha! Don’t you just love those ears on Benedicte’s catdog – upright and downdown, and the whiskers 😉
August 9, 2012 at 9:34 am
A good looking fellow no matter what! LOL
August 10, 2012 at 10:22 am
haha – yes she is 🙂
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