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RDOD and a Surprise K9 Family Reunion!

Yesterday our family took part in Mississippi's 6th annual Responsible Dog Owner Day in Jackson.  We had such a blast!
Kudzu rode in Connor's lap on the way.
Mom, Dad, and kiddos have been to RDOD a couple of times before, but thinks this year it was way more fun.  There were lots of booths set up with vendors, breed, and club information.  We sat and watched a conformation show, a rally event, and tons more.  Everybody loved all over us and most questioned about Kudzu's missing leg.  Mom was even interviewed for the news telling about Kudzu and what his life is like now.  (You can check out that video HERE It is located in the upper right hand corner of the page.)

Our favorite part was when the hoo-man children participated with us in a few of the events. 
This was a relay contest to see who could dress their pup the fastest.  We Southern boys had 'em shed before we got back to the starting line!  AROOOF!

Here we are competing in obedience.

Mom was surprised at how much attention I'd apparently showed during the conformation event.  When it was announced that I'd won first place in obedience, I went into my "show dog stance."

That's right, first place!!  Go me, go me!!

Kudzu didn't do too shabby either.  He placed third!!!

Golden's ruled the day!

Afterward's we went to PetSmart to get a reward for our hard work.  It was Kudzu's first trip.  Boy, was he in awe!

"You mean we can take this stuff home?  For real???"

The next part in our day was the biggest surprise for me.  Mom had called my first hoo-man mom and told her we were in town. She brought my doggie mommy and older half brother to meet me.

"Rosco!!  Oh, how I've missed you, brudder!!!"

My mom and me!  Isn't she beautiful!!

Hoo-man mom was so surprised that I instantly knew my mom and brudder.  I'm not sure what she expected, but I was ecstatic to see them and danced with delight!

Then it was time to head home.  We were all pretty tired but had such a great day!  I can't wait to do it again!!

Kudzu konked out!

Boondocks and The Love Shack Pack


  1. What a fun day for all, humans and pups alike!!! Congrats to you and Kudzu on your great wins. And how special that you got to see your mom and brother. That must have made you feel so good all over.

    Have a great week there.

    Woos ~ Phantom, Thunder, and Ciara

  2. I love the picture of you with your chest out after winning! And how nice to see your momma! Great day!!

  3. What a fun and enjoyable day!! You all really do get around and really are having a lot of fun!! :-)

  4. What a great way to spend the day. Sounds like you had a wonderful time.

  5. How cool!!! That looks fun I'll have to bring my dog next year!!!

  6. Congratulations to you and Kudzu!
    Way to go pals.

  7. what a great day!


  8. Well...your first hoo-man mom plus your canine mom were so glad we got to see you too! It made both of our hearts leap with joy! I hope that we can see each other again and again. What fun that is indeed! We wuff you boondocks and we wuff all of your hoo-mans too!

  9. Thanks for sharing such a special day! You look just like your mom!

  10. Woof! Woof! HOW FUN ... Golden Blast!!! What a great way to spend the weekend. Lots of Golden Woofs, Sugar

  11. What a terrific day you had and well done on your obedience. I bet you both loved going to pet store !

  12. Congrats on doing so well in obedience. Sounds like a fun day!

  13. Congratulations on those awards! You are such smart dogs! Way to go. And meeting up with your mom, that must have been the coolest!

  14. Awww! You're so, so lucky that you got to see your furry mommy again! I heard my hu-mommy was trying to get in touch with my 2 furry sisters, but there has been no word on that. :(

    Woofs & hugs,

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

  15. What a fun day! Congrats on the wins--goldens rule! :)


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