Wednesday, December 1, 2010

Well, Gag Me With a Candy Cane


In the event that typical dog barf has lost its allure for you, I have a solution.

Leave 125 plastic-wrapped candy canes (intended for the homeless shelter) on the kitchen counter when you go to work. Come home to a naughty dog and 8 piles of barf spread thoughtfully throughout your home.

I can assure you that peppermint-scented dog barf is more tolerable than standard grade.

19 comments:

Jill said...

Oh I love you. Thank you so much for making me laugh louder than I have in a long long long long time.

As a fellow black Lab owner ... I get it. I so, so get it.

TwoWishes Tara said...

Ha! Glad the smell helped a little, at least.

Our former dog once got into a 5 POUND BAG of gummy bears at my boyfriend (now husband's) place while I was traveling. He reports that gummy dog vomit remains to this day the most disgusting thing he's ever seen.

Masala Chica said...

oh there's no place like home for the holidays. . . .

love it. great tips. as a matter of fact, i wil infuse peppermint in everything the kids eat :-)

(just in cases).

hugs, anna.

Lynn from For Love or Funny said...

Even your dog is funny... Please move to my neighborhood.

Christy said...

HAHAHA! Last year my black lab ate a BUNCH of foil wrapped chocolate sitting on our dining room table. He never barfed, or had trouble getting rid of it, as far as I can tell. He has a stomach of steel, thank god.

Ellen Stewart (aka Ellie/El/e) said...

My "niece" dog once ate a box of Frangos which are a Chicago tradition, chocolate mint meltaway kind of treat.

She didn't upchuck, and now I'm feeling like I missed out.

Julia said...

The peppermint scent will never be the same for you.

But what a way to freshen your dog's breath.

xoxo, Julia

andy&lauren said...

hahahahahahahahaha.
but labs are just the cutest.
naughty, but definitely so loveable.

Katherine ( Katie) Corrigan said...

ewwww.........giggle, I enjoyed my visit to your blog. Hugs and here's hoping the rest of your holiday season is a barf free one. Hugs

dearheart said...

Ha! Come to find out, typical dog barf has lost it's allure for me.

Also, you've managed to improve almost anything, from dumpster finds to dog vomit! (:

Nichole@40daysof said...

Anna,
I love you and your dog! This cracked me up.

L said...

I wonder if I could get our dog to mint-up after raiding the neighbor's dog food (which is actually nasty human food). Minty gas?

Cat@BudgetBlonde said...

Oh my God..... I'm sure that was just LOVELY to come home to. Oh, the things we do for our dogs.

Kimberly said...

My neurotic Weimaraner once ate an entire basket of dyed easter eggs. I assure you, the stuff out of my dog that weekend should have landed us a visit from the HAZMAT team.

Thanks for the laugh!

Kelly @ Much To Do With Nothing said...

I am Laughing Out Loud! Peppermint scented puke! Poor baby. We have one of those too. So far our dog has eaten the entire contents of an Easter basket, all of the chocolate in a Valentine heart box, and a whole box of Christmas candy. (all of it was up on the kitchen table) I can sooo relate to this!
Kelly

ella said...

What a great idea! every dog could be trained to eat candy canes after every irresponsible ingestion...hmmm, maybe not?

Maria Wheeler, Simply Cool Stuff said...

Too funny! Reading the post and seeing the picture of your Lab! Thanks for the belly laugh; just what the doctor ordered!

Patrice said...

Anna,

How old is your lab? My sister in law has a puppy named Chloe - we call her Marley for obvious reasons....She is bad bad bad, but oh so cute. My favorite story is when Chloe, aka Marley, jumped on the counter and knocked over the pot of spaghetti sauce all over her head and proceeded to shake it all over my sister in laws kitchen, best story ever and we still laugh about it, not to mention that 3 months later she still finds remnants of the sauce!!! lol

xo, L & J said...

LOL! Too funny! That's rough luck. My dog once ate an entire box of Swiss Cake rolls....wrappers, box, chocolate... and... NOTHING! A couple big poops on the walks and thats it!