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Monday, June 27, 2011

Party Time!!

This weekend, I went with Mommy and Daddy, and Aunt J, Uncle D, Cousins E & K…. and a special surprise guest… to Rusty’s Birthday Bash at the winery!!  We had a Pawsome time.


It was a pretty long drive.  And of course, I had to sit in the back seat.


I got a bit bored in the car.  And so did Mommy.  That’s why she took this fun photo of me.  She had to get into a really funny position to get it.  That is probably why I am smiling so pretty!


When the car finally stopped, I got excited!!  I didn’t know what to expect, but Mommy said it would be fun and there would not be any horses this time!!


Guess what?  Mommy was wrong!!  The first thing we saw was a HORSE!  There was a lady there who wrote a book about a horse and she was signing the books.  She had the horse there for people to meet.  I was happy to see that the horse was still in her car.


Rusty had all sorts of neat things at his birthday party.  We got a map when we pulled into the parking area!


  They even had an obstacle course.  We got there a bit too late to enter the contest, but Mommy said we will be sure to do that next year!


Our first stop was some lunch for the people.  Here is Aunt J. with her Cajun french fries.  She said they were pretty good!!  I didn’t get any of those.  I just got some dog treats.  But they were good too!!


While we were eating, the Birthday Boy came wandering through the tent!  Yes, that is Rusty.  Doing what dogs do best, Begging!


After lunch, we went on a tour of the winery.  No place was off limits to me and my other canine friends!  This is our tour guide in the colorful shirt.  He is also a wine maker!


I made a new friend on the tour.  This is More Love.  He is a therapy dog who loves to go to the library and read with kids!  We sat on the concrete floor while the tour guide talked about the wine stuff to the people.


The concrete felt sooooo good, I had to just splay out and put my head on Daddy’s foot!



Here’s some of the stuff we saw on the tour.  I have no idea what all of it is, or what is does, but Mommy and Daddy seemed to have a good time. 


Remember that special guest I mentioned earlier???  Well, here she is.  My beautiful cousin, Annie.  Yes, Aunt J and Uncle D brought Annie along for the day.  We had such a good time together.


Infact, while everyone else was doing something called “tasting”, this is what Annie and I did.  It was a pawsome nap.  A cool concrete floor and a warm friend, with Mommy and Daddy close by.

wine label

After my nap, oh, I mean the tasting, we went and got our picture taken.  This is Mommy and Daddy and Me in the center.  Mommy says it is really good that I know my name.  That’s how they got me to look at the camera.  This is a label that they had put on some of the wine that we bought.


And, yes, Rusty did have cake at his party.  Mommy shared this super yummy piece with me!


I had soooo much fun at Rusty’s Birthday party.  I just could not stay awake on the way home.  I can’t wait to go again next year!!

Tomorrow will be “New Trick Tuesday”.  I can’t wait to show you what I have been working on!

Puppy Kisses,



  1. That looks like so much fun! Looks like you really had a blast there, Tanner. :)

  2. That looks like a pawsome pawty, Tanner! There's nothing like a cool floor and a good furiend to share it with.

  3. It looks like a great adventure...a tradition! : )

  4. What a SUPERB time you all had! Bet you got real excited when you saw that horse. I get super excited when I see one! I tend to bark at them a lot especially if I am not allowed to go sniff noses with them. I think Rusty & I could be related! I do that too, all the time when someone is eating. I always make sure nobody gets to eat in peace. TEE HEE

  5. Woof! Woof! How great that you get to tag along. LOVE the photo wine label. Lots of Golden Woofs, Sugar

  6. Annie sure is a beauty! Sounds like a great time!!!

  7. Hey Tanner,

    Rusty's party seemed like so much fun!! AND you got to see Annie - you're a lucky pup!! I think all Dogs should have parties like that, imagine how many we'd get to go to, it would be pawsome!! :)

    Have fun buddy,

    Your pal Snoopy :)

  8. That sounds like so much fun!!!!!!

    Boondocks and The Love Shack Pack

  9. Sounds like a fun party! (Except for the horse. We don't like horses either, we bark at them. :))

  10. WoooHooo! Looks like you had a great time! I think I would get tired out tooo!

    Woofs & hugs,

    ~Bailey (Yep, I'm a girl!)