Charlee’s #ChocolateChipCookieDay Recipe

My recipe? Look like I am working out so Mom will let me eat the giant #chocolatechipcookie she made. (Hee hee hee!)

 

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What? I’m working on my obliques. Really.

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Mmm. A giant, dairy free, gluten free, soy free, corn free, chocolate chip cookie. (My mom is a bit obsessive about E-V-E-R-Y-T-H-I-N-G.)

 

 

Charlee’s Two Front Christmas Teeth

 

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Ith my gap notithable?

We all have heard the song “All I Want for Christmas Is My Two Front Teeth.” Well, my darling Charlee (RIP), being the Scottsdale dog she was, wanted dental implants this Christmas to ensure that her new teeth would stay in place without slipping when she barked at the neighbor Chihuahuas. I sure miss that funny girl (so do the neighbor Chihuahuas).

 

Do My Brows Need Shaping?

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Charlee’s Naturally Beautiful Brows

What would you say? Are my brows the straight slope? The softly rounded? Impeccably arched? Soft and feathered? (I don’t think the “tight brow” best describes me, right?) I think I’m more soft and feathered with an impeccable arch, don’t you? LMK!Screen Shot 2016-07-19 at 11.03.01 AM

Source: cew.org

Charlee’s New Meds (Go NSAIDs!)

So, my story today is about my new meds.

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Charlee Takes Her Meds

This past week, my mom has been putting some really delicious sliced turkey in my breakfast bowl. The really delicious sliced turkey has a small pill wrapped inside. The small pill is an NSAID … a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug, and it works wonders for my arthritis.

If you suffer from arthritis pain and haven’t tried NSAIDs, ask your veterinarian to talk to your mom about them. I feel like a new dog at 12 and a half years old.

Anyway, so about the picture … I like to eat the turkey first, right? It does taste the best. But, my mom usually buries the really delicious sliced turkey beneath my kibble and green beans, forcing me to take the kibble and green beans out of the bowl and make creative designs with them on the floor. I’m pretty sure my mom would get angry about my creative designs if she wasn’t the paparazzi with that smart phone of hers.

Remember: take your NSAIDs. #carprofen #deracoxib #firocoxib #meloxicam #NSAIDsfordogs #arthritisindogs

A National Pet Day Message to Mom & Dad

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From Charlee with love

To Mom:

I hate it when you travel and leave me at home. I miss you. That’s why I got in your suitcase. I was expressing my love and devotion. I didn’t mean to shed voluminous amounts of white hair on your expensive black suit just out of the dry cleaners.

And Dad just doesn’t understand when you leave me home with him. (I don’t mean to tattle. But, once when you were gone, he turned me pink when he tried to bathe me after letting me step in wet red paint from the NO PARKING ZONE refresher coat.)

To Dad:

Sorry, but you just don’t understand me like Mom does.

She bathes me in organic hypoallergenic dog shampoo with a hint of lavender scent, treats me with organic salmon and buffalo treats, cooks me organic chicken with red quinoa, wakes up in the middle of the night to take me out to potty, wakes up at 4 a.m. to feed me breakfast, lets me bark at dogs on TV without scolding me, tells me how smart I am when I remind her to brush my teeth every night, lets me nap on her yoga mat, runs to pet me when I whimper, lifts me on and off the sofa, lets me sniff the baby doves and quails, lets me chase the lizards … basically anything and everything I want.

I do like to watch TV with you though, Dad. It’s just that it gets old after six hours of non-stop sports and drama shows. (Mom knows I like the dog shows.)

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Charlee’s Top Six Picks for Staying Young in 2016

 

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Charlee’s DIY, coconut oil paw treatment

#1 – DIY, coconut oil moisturizing socks for soft, luscious paws – I use my Miss Piggy socks with organic coconut oil (see photo). Mom uses gLOVE Treat – a DIY, paraffin wax hand treatment with coconut and lavender oils. She heats them in the microwave … mmm! (www.glovetreat.com)

#2 – Dr. Peter Dobias Holistic Veterinarian (He is wonderful.) – My favorite products are his GreenMin and SoulFood, natural vitamin and mineral supplements for dogs. (www.drdobias.com) Mom makes me a delicious green shake every morning with berries – a great energy drink before my second walk!

#3 – Latisse – (I just look like I have eyelash extensions.) Try www.shoplatisseMD.com for the best deals.

#4 – Restylane – Still a favorite filler since its U.S. launch in 2004 when it won Allure’s Best of Beauty Breakthrough Award. (www.allure.com) (www.restylaneusa.com)(http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20041019005195/en/Restylane-Honored-Allure-Magazines-Beauty-Breakthrough-Award)

#5 – BOTOX – Who doesn’t need a furrow fix now and then? And still going strong after all of these years. (www.botoxcosmetic.com)

#6 – Laser? – No, thanks, I like my spots! Go to sleep! Napping most of the day keeps me rejuvenated for my walks. (#beautysleep)