I went to a shower. For a dog.

on October 19, 2009 in Ze Bloggy Goodness with 19 comments by


I know. It was a magical combination between totally bizarro and totally awesome.

Because it was just like a baby shower. Minus the baby. Plus a dog.


A cute dog. Named Murphy.

And here’s another fact: Doggy has 2 mommies- Graham and her roomie. And it was a surprise for Mommy #2 (Roomie) and Murphy. The dog.

So I attended a surprise dog shower.



I know. Hilarious. And just in case you can’t tell, that sign says “IT’S A BOY!”

Have. You. Ever.

And here is the food- mostly puppy related. Dog bone shaped cookies, puppy chow, and dogs in a blanket. [Also known as pigs in a blanket, but we’re saving that for the piglet shower we’re throwing next week.]


And of course, what baby puppy shower is complete without the gifts?


Here’s Murphy with our friend Craig. That’s really cute. But Murphy, it is no replacement for writing thank you notes. Just cause you are a dog doesn’t mean you don’t have to follow etiquette. You are a southern puppy and you will write thank you notes.


Adam was just checking the iPaw, I guess, to make sure the music was appropriate for Murphy. He’s young. We have to censor what goes into his little mind.


If you know how much I love puns, then you know that the “iPaw” kept me in stitches.

As did the “Chewy Vuiton” plush toy purse.

And the stuffed high heel?

“Manolo Barknik.”

That. Is. Funny.


  1. posted on Oct 19, 2009 at 12:06 PM  |  reply

    you are a riot!! and HE.IS.SO.CUTE. 🙂

  2. posted on Oct 19, 2009 at 12:19 PM  |  reply

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  3. posted on Oct 19, 2009 at 12:58 PM  |  reply

    This is a new one for this girl. Never heard of such a thing! Cute little maltese, though.

    I worked for a Vet for 5 years, and the groomer had all sorts of designer cologne for dogs. Timmy Hole Digger, CK-9, and Beautifur. It was pretty funny.

  4. posted on Oct 19, 2009 at 1:18 PM  |  reply

    I hope our new puppy, Colonel, doesn’t read this blog. He’s going to feel so unloved. He was given nary a shower….but he desperately needs a bath.

    Wait a minute, I’m so silly. He’s a puppy! He can’t read…yet!

  5. posted on Oct 19, 2009 at 1:21 PM  |  reply


  6. becca p
    posted on Oct 19, 2009 at 2:23 PM  |  reply

    this isn’t actually that bad of an idea, from a trainer’s perspective! it is a chance to socialize your puppy and also get some supplies to get you started as a dog owner. i love that they took the theme to the highest level 🙂

  7. posted on Oct 19, 2009 at 2:30 PM  |  reply

    I love it!! I definitely want to have a party whenever I get my big fluffy white dog! Though, I will say that the little fluffy white dog is adorable 🙂

  8. posted on Oct 19, 2009 at 3:06 PM  |  reply

    Oh my word. I think I’ll tuck this away for that next “One time I heard about this [insert mildly bizarre story here]” moment. Hilarious.

  9. Merideth Schoolcraft
    posted on Oct 19, 2009 at 3:25 PM  |  reply

    Too funny!

  10. posted on Oct 19, 2009 at 5:18 PM  |  reply

    What kind of dog is it (besides darling?!?)

  11. posted on Oct 19, 2009 at 5:26 PM  |  reply

    That is the cutest puppy I have ever seen.

  12. posted on Oct 19, 2009 at 9:32 PM  |  reply

    Wow. I don’t know what else to say! Cute puppy!

  13. posted on Oct 19, 2009 at 10:10 PM  |  reply

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  14. Sally
    posted on Oct 19, 2009 at 11:02 PM  |  reply


    piglet shower? really sister. now THAT is just ridiculous.

  15. posted on Oct 20, 2009 at 11:29 AM  |  reply

    This is hilarious – I love it! iPaw, Chewy Vuiton. Love them! And he’s so cute!

  16. posted on Oct 20, 2009 at 6:05 PM  |  reply

    Some say AMAZING!!!

  17. posted on Oct 21, 2009 at 9:08 AM  |  reply

    1. That is the CUTEST ball of fur I have ever seen!! Is Murphy a Maltese?
    2. I am soooo upset that no one threw me a puppy shower for either of my pups! Jealous!!
    3. Those toys (and their names) are hilarious. I can’t buy cute toys like that, my dogs would eat them in like 10 mins.

  18. posted on Oct 21, 2009 at 9:08 PM  |  reply

    Wow. That’s pretty hilarious!!!

  19. posted on Oct 23, 2009 at 6:56 AM  |  reply

    That’s the funniest thing I’ve ever seen in my life! A dog shower. Who knew?

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