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Maryann,Roo and Tigger
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  • Monrovia,CA
  • United States
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Maryann,Roo and Tigger's Discussions

CGC, Rally, Tricks, Murphy and me

Started this discussion. Last reply by Maryann,Roo and Tigger Sep 25. 10 Replies

Fancy Name for Murphy

Started this discussion. Last reply by Nancy, Ned, Clancy, and Charlie Sep 2. 11 Replies

Murphy and Tigger

Started this discussion. Last reply by Bonnie and Kona Feb 21. 16 Replies

 

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Maryann,Roo and Tigger replied to Kaitee and Orwell's discussion Dear dog owners: please stop this.
"Congratulations on your new job and finishing school!  Yeah! This IS a tricky one.  Clearly the man cannot control his dog, yet the dog may be his only company. I still (at 72) find it difficult to manage these really emotional…"
2 hours ago
Maryann,Roo and Tigger replied to Carolyn Shusterman's discussion DOODLE BRUNCH & ROMP SAT DEC 22nd in the group SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA GROUP
"We will be there"
Dec 9
Maryann,Roo and Tigger replied to Rose Coward's discussion F1B crossed with another F1B
"Here is a link to a good discussion of doodle (and dog) genetics .http://www.safaridoodles.com/about-doodles/doodle-generations/ Multigen Australian labradoodles, ALD for short, (not to be confused with an Aussiedoodle which is Australian shepherd…"
Dec 7
Maryann,Roo and Tigger replied to Adina P's discussion Rosco Update
"Hip hip hooray for Roscoe and Adina!  Anesthesia can really take it of an older human, sure the same is true for dogs. Savor every new day with Roscoe."
Dec 5
Maryann,Roo and Tigger replied to J and Riley (and Luna)'s discussion Big puppy teething suggestions?
"Low fat cream cheese with kibble works well frozen in kongs.  my dogs also like just a dish of plain ice cubes if your floors don't mind water. Zogoflex toys are really tough and they come in different sizes and shapes..  "
Dec 5
Maryann,Roo and Tigger replied to AndySharon BoomerShaynaMariner's discussion We said goodbye to Boomer
"Hugs to you and your family.  Tears too!!  I am so sorry."
Dec 3
Maryann,Roo and Tigger replied to Adina P's discussion Best way to clean/bathe old dogs?
"If you have a shower with a detachable head, bath him laying down in the shower.  My dogs love it.  Wrap him in towels and blow dry his tummy on low."
Nov 25
Maryann,Roo and Tigger replied to Judy, Meg & Polly Wolly Doodle's discussion Happy Polly Update
"I am smiling for you and Polly.  Great result and just how I am.  i have convinced myself that worry is actually a form of prayer."
Nov 20

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About Me:
I am one of the elders in the DK communtity. I live in So Ca area and have been married going on 50 years. We have two grown children and two Siberian Husky granddogs. I have been a chemist, a science teacher, a fulltime mom, a soccer coach, a girl scout leader, and spent 20 years on our local school board. I have always had a dog or two or three.
What Type of Doodle(s) do you have? What are their names? Tell us about your doodle(s) or any other pets you have!
I had two Australian Labradoodles. They are full brothers, but not littermates. Roo died in Dec 17 of congestive heart failure. Tigger now had a new companion a 3 month old female ALD named Murphy. Before the ALD darlings we have always had Siberian Huskies with one Golden Retreiver tucked in there. We have loved all our dogs and the doodles
Where did you get your doodle(s)?
Breeder
Why did you choose a doodle rather than another breed or mix?
My husband has dog allergies which limits our choices. he did not do well with the one Golden we had. We have always had Siberian Huskies which are generally non allergenic. However, 12 years ago I REALLY permanently injured my back. That combined with forty years of vacuuming everyday sent me looking for a different breed. I researched doodles for two years and choose to spend the next dog generation of my life with Australian labradoodles. They combined allergy friendly with non shedding plus high intelligence and love to be loved. Grooming them once every six weeks beats vacumming every day, especially since DH usually helps with the grooming.
What are Your Favorite Things to Do With Your Doodles?
Swimming in our pool, playing fetch, training them to be good doggy citizens. Walking, visiting dog parks, and just doodling around.
Does your doodle(s) shed?
Nope!
Who grooms your doodle(s)?
Nikki, the groomer at our vet, she was a professional dog show groomer and handler.
Favorite Doodle Products?
Zogoflex toys and many squeaker flatties - no stuffing.
Relationship Status:
Married
Would you be willing to Dog Sit on occasion for other DoodleKisses members? (You are NOT committing to anything by saying yes - you are just saying you might be willing to do this if you were acquainted with the other member and the circumstances were right.)
Yes
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This is what Tigger loves to do!!
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Roo loves to swim in the pool!!!

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Maryann,Roo and Tigger's Blog

Tigger Tells the Truth

Posted on January 24, 2018 at 11:00am 7 Comments

(Editor's note: Richard is our son, Peishan his wife, Blue a nd Ice are their Siberians Huskies.)

Well Roo  has not come home.  We left the vet's, Roo wasn't in car, or at home, at Richard's at Heather's or at the vet's.  Roo left his fur there though.  Mom said he crossed the Rainbow bridge.  Why didn't he take me?  I love to go new places.  I don't really understand, but it is good I was here because Mom and Dad needed me to lick their tears (nice and salty, sort of like…

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Roo Reports from across the Rainbow Bridge

Posted on December 3, 2017 at 12:39pm 27 Comments

Roo here.  I have been very tired so haven't reported much lately.  The last I remember I was laying on the floor and my mom was petting my head -love that - well love any attention really.  I was very very sleepy.

When I woke up I felt great, like a young pup again, but smarter.  I can't find Mom or Dad or Tigger, but there are lots of other dogs and grass  and trees and smells.  Oh the smells.....  This must be a very big dog park.  No people though - weird. 

Here…

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When hearts are breaking

Posted on December 5, 2015 at 10:59am 51 Comments

Roo has congestive heart failure.  He is only eight years old.  His heart is breaking and so is mine. I can tell you that  Roo has an excellent vet, so good in fact that the vet cardiologist is willing to turn Roo's care over to him.  Something which she said she never does.  I could tell you that it is not connected to his Addison's.  I could tell you he had an excellent check up in July. I could tell you that this sometimes happens in labs and poodles.  

But none of that…

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Roo Reports - bobcats and deer and bears, oh my!

Posted on August 28, 2013 at 4:36pm 13 Comments

Roo here, reporting from my new location.  Mom and Tigger and I have been busy.  Dad too.  We moved to a new place.  At first I thought we were just visiting for a long time.  Dad is always teasing Mom about how much she packs for trips.  Also she kept Tigger and I on a leash a lot which means visiting.

 

But Tigger and I have decided that this is home.  There are stairs to go to bed in this house, Tigger already fell down them once!  DID NOT - I was just going very very…

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At 7:39pm on July 3, 2016, Nancy, Ned, Clancy, and Charlie said…

Presenting it was perfect! We had a picnic lunch after the first romp and I was able to present it then with many other doodle owners present.

At 8:26pm on December 21, 2015, Andrea, Belle and Honey said…

Maryann,

I was writing out the address for your package when I realized I don't know your last name.  I thought about sending it to "Maryann, Roo and Tigger" but the postal guy said it might not arrive. He also muttered something uncomplimentary about crazy old ladies under his breath but I chose not to hear it.  Anyway, I'll be back at the post office tomorrow sending more gifts (it's late, I know - I'm calling them New Years presents), so I'll mail the stuff for Roo then if you see this message in time. 

At 8:22pm on December 19, 2015, Andrea, Belle and Honey said…

Maryann,

I'll send the meds on Monday.  These drugs are terrific - they gave Ellie and me almost a year of additional time, even though she was 11 and had other cardiac issues besides the congestive heart failure.  She had some congenital heart defects, and had had a pacemaker implanted about 6 years earlier. Nevertheless she was a most warm-hearted and caring dog, and she would be glad her meds will be used to help your Roo. 

At 8:45pm on February 28, 2015, Karen, Riley & Cooper said…

Yes, I'm very fortunate - it's our (husband ....) company and our staff love having Riley (and up until 2 months ago, Maggie too) at the office.  They make the "worst" day better for everyone!

At 2:01pm on August 1, 2014, Lynda Kamrath said…

Harpo does not have Addison's apparently and we are not coming to San Diego this month because Charlie's uncle passed away in July and he went down for the funeral.  I stayed at home with the dogs.

At 9:07am on June 12, 2014, Lynda Kamrath said…

Where is Arcadia?  Closer to Los Angeles or San Diego?  The reason I am asking is because we may be going to a birthday party for my husband's uncle (98 years old) in San Diego in August and I would like to leave our dogs with someone who is acquainted with ALDs.  We have Harpo (ALD) and Zeppo (Jackapoo).

I was reading about Roo in your blog.

At 8:47am on June 12, 2014, Lynda Kamrath said…

I heard that you have experience with Addisons with one of your dogs.  It may be that Harpo has Addisons, so I would appreciate your input.

At 12:26pm on April 8, 2014, Joanna, Zoe & Bender said…

hehe I am right in-between South Pasadena and Chinatown in the hills off the 110 fwy.  There is a hiking trail that we visit often in Monrovia :)

No, I haven't been to the seal beach romps yet.  I've been meaning to take Zoe soon.  Would love to meet you sometime!!!  

At 12:25pm on April 7, 2014, Joanna, Zoe & Bender said…

Hi Maryann!  thanks for the friendship!  I noticed that we are neighbors…I live in Montecito Heights which is a hop skip and a jump away from Arcadia!  

At 7:01pm on May 25, 2013, LeAnn & Loki Doodle said…

Thank you!!

 
 
 

 

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