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We Hit the Jackpot, Baby!!

Earlier this week I was excited to find out that Ohno and Joy had won second place in an online giveaway at All Things Dog Blog that I had entered them in.  (I'm a good big brother like that.)  And today we were absolutely ecstatic when the prize arrived, and we found all the goodies that were included. 


Mom was most excited by the bag that stored the goodies.  She said it would make a good pack to carry when she visits the nursing homes, schools, and libraries with us.  She lugs a bunch of stuff on those trips: treats, books, leashes, water bowls, and toys.  (She's calls it her 'doggie bag'.)  It can also be used as a purse to hold Ohno and Joy.  I'd pay to see that!  BOL!!


Well, the bag was ok.. for Mom... I was more excited about what was inside the bag - toys and treats and bandanas and bumper stickers and more!!!  Ohno couldn't wait to 'dig' in. 


We got the good kind of treats that Rose Bud's agility instructor calls 'doggie crack'.  After tasting one, I certainly understood the reference!!  Dad put one of the treats in the Holey Roller and another in the big, bouncy ball that were included.  They were an all around hit!
Joy with the Holey Roller.

Don't you just love how Kudzu is eyeing the prize??  BOL

While they played, I munched:
"Don't mind if I do.  Thank you very much!"
Mom can't wait to put the bumper stickers on our van.  Now everyone will recognize us as the official 'dog-mobile' when we arrive at our therapy visits.



We are all feeling very content, satisfied, and spoiled this afternoon.  Thanks so much, Carrie and All Things Dog Blog.



AROOOF!
Boondocks

Comments

  1. wow what great pressies!!!!

    Kari
    http://dogisgodinreverse.com/

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  2. SWEEET and YUMMY for you!!! Glad your enjoying the pRiZeS inside!!!

    Love,
    Southern Jewel

    P.S.God made you very extra special!!! LOVE YA!!!

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  3. Awesome gift bag! Something for everyone!

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  4. Wowserz! You hit the jackpot! Enjoy your stuffs!

    Happy Saturday woofs & hugs,

    ~Bailey

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  5. Hi Boondocks and Fam: You guys made my day with this post. It always feels good to know your prizes are appreciated. Have fun and keep in touch.

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  6. Congrats! That's pawsome that you won! We came by way of the Blog Hop and enjoy our blog and are now followers! We hope you'll come by and visit us sometime too! Happy Saturday!

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  7. THat was a wonderful bag of presents for sure! And you were a very nice brother to nominate Ohno and Joy for the contest. Bet you enjoyed that chewie. It sure looks good to us.

    Woos ~ Phantom, Thunder, and Ciara

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  8. Woof! Woof! Golden Congrats. We know Carrie n Tanner. Happy BLOG HOP Weekend. Lots of Golden Woofs, Sugar

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  9. What a fun package to get!!! So much better than anything we get, like bills! :-))))

    Enjoy your weekend!!

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  10. Boy what a cool brother you are.

    Enjoy enjoy for all of us.

    Bert

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  11. Hey Boondocks!
    Wow, what pawesome pressies! Very cool that you entered them for the big win. Love that doggie bag! BOL Wonderful loot.
    Grr and Woof,
    Sarge, COP

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