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Inspiration Award

Well, you can imagine our surprise when we got online this afternoon and found that two of our favorite blog pals had  chosen us as recipients of the Inspiration award!  Hawk and The Rowdy Retriever Girls, we are truly honored and count your blogs as an inspiration as well!  (Hawk, we read your blog updates but haven't been able to leave comments on your page in a couple of weeks.  We do always love reading your tales and seeing your amazing pictures.) 

In accepting this award, we also promise to pass it on to ten blogs that inspire us.  It is hard to narrow down to just ten, but we'll try.

1.  Four Legged Views - Our buddy, Bert, is an obvious choice for Kudzu and me.  Like us Bert is a working, Golden Retriever.  In addition to being a therapy dog, Bert is also an active Search and Rescue Dog.  His mom has even written a book about S&R dogs.  You are sure to enjoy Bert's adventures!

2.  Bailey Be Good - Bailey can always be counted on for a laugh.  He's always into something and it's always amusing!

3.  Tanner Trains the Family - Tanner is another lively Golden Retriever pup just trying to figure out his place in his family and the world.  Stop by and tell him 'hi'.  Let him know we sent you!  ;-)

4.  The Chronicles of Woos - Not golden in color but these huskies are certainly golden at heart. We love them because like us they are a multi-kid/multi-dog home!  Any family with more than one of each species has a special place in our hearts! 

5.  Life at Golden Pines - How could you not be inspired by someone who rescues Golden Seniors?  There is a special place in Heaven for folks like Kim.  Check her and her beautiful pups out!

6.  Lessons From and For Four Legs - Katie, Maizey, and Magnus are set to stay fit through 2011 and are including all their blogging friends in a walking challenge.  If you haven't joined in, it's time to get off your lazy bum and get in gear with them!  What are you waiting for?  Go!! 

7.  Peggy's Pet Place - Author of Dieting With My Dog as well as several articles, Peggy's blogs keep us current on all the happenings in the world of dog. 

8.  Kirby the Dorkie - A Mississippi pooch like us.  Here's how he describes his blog:
A blog about dogs for dog lovers spotlighting the adorkable Dorkie. Find information, solutions, ideas, recipes, healthy baked treats, and so much more for your favorite furiend.

9.  The Southern Jewel  - My hoo-man sister leaves paw-prints of kindness, encouragement, and love at her blog.  Check it out and become one of her groupies!

10.  All Things Dog Blog - Because they are 'just that', we wanted to include the All Things Dog Blog in our list of inspiring blogs.  (And we aren't just saying that because they have awesome give-aways!)

Making a list of ten inspiring blogs became difficult because there are so many more than this that we read regularly!  And seriously folks, do you think we'd read any of 'em if they didn't inspire us??  We wuf all our bloggy pals so vewy much!!!

Boondocks and Kudzu


  1. Well, well. What d'ya know?! Thanks much for telling us we're inspiring. I've been using that word a few times today and there it is. Thank you.

  2. Thanks so very very much you guys!!! You made our day!!!

    You guys inspire us too!!! Keep up the good work.

    Puppy Kisses,

  3. Thanks B-dawg for making my blog insiring!!! I love you very much!! I hope my blog will soon insire many, many more people!!!

    Southern Jewel

  4. SORRY!!! Type-o!
    I meant inspiring!!!

  5. How nice of you to think of me and the crew at Golden Pines!! We love your blog and the positive energy that we feel each time we visit! THANK YOU!!!

  6. Debby and Kirby the DorkieMon Jun 13, 07:41:00 PM

    Thanks Boondocks! Some days we wonder if what we're doing matters and then we get a nudge like this! You just filled our dreary wet Monday with rainbows! Wags and kisses!

  7. Debby and Kirby the DorkieMon Jun 13, 08:02:00 PM

    Kudzu - where did you come from? Thanks pal!

  8. Wow, we are just so amazed and grateful to you not only for selecting us but for the reason why. Thank you, Boondocks, from the bottom of our hearts. We don't know most of your other selections but we are going to have to try to stop by and visit each of them. We will be away from the blogs after tomorrow for several days but we promise we will pass your beautiful award along as soon as we can. Hugs to you from all of us.

    Woos ~ Phantom, Thunder, and Ciaraq\

  9. Debby, here's Kudzu's story: .

  10. Wow! Kelly and I are honored! Thank you so much for the inspiring award! Especially coming from the most adorable fuzzy dog like you!

  11. Ah Boondocks,
    Thanks so much for thinking of me and especially for the nice things you said about me. It made me blush.

    I was thinking of who I would list and you pretty much listed most of them too, well, except for you.

    Do you know your blog brings the biggest smile to My Vickies face every time she reads it.

    And me, I just love watching you and Kudzu as you grow together and build an incredible friendship. And what a joy you will both be bringing to the people you visit.

    You inspire me...


  12. Hmmmm... I can't remember if I posted and you still have to approve it, but I wanted to thank you sooo much for thinking of me!! I think you're pretty inspirational too!!

    Woofs & hugs,


  13. Congratulations on your lovely award!


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