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I am a male yellow Lab. My birth date is September 4th 2011. I am in training to be a guide dog for the blind. (guide dog school -Southeastern Guide Dogs) I'm my raiser's fifth guide dog puppy. She will keep me for (about) 1 year, then I will head off to harness training! Please feel free to follow my blog and keep up with: Brandon's Life... As a guide dog in training

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Friday, February 25, 2011

My Pizza Cook (and a sad GOOD BYE to Big Al)

(Written by Rudy's Raiser)
For all my current readers, you know that Rudy has been participating in a "puppy swap" in our guide dog group. (for 2 weeks - all the raiser's swap dogs, which helps with the dogs training and much more!) .
Rudy will be coming back tomorrow (after our guide dog meeting) and Al will be heading home.
**I've got many more pictures of Al, that I've not had time to let Al post... so we will be doing a couple more posts about him, next week, complete with pictures!
Onto my awesome Pizza Cook helper...
Tonight, is PIZZA NIGHT at our house (we make our VER OWN pizza) and Al has decided to "help" with some things...
Up close picture of Al's face - with flour ALL over it! He looks like a older dog, with grey hair
Picture of Al in a sit - behind him you can see the pizza pans and he's got flour all over his face!
He was a great helper... by NOT tasting AND ignoring the pizza/dough!
But he did seem to get a "little" bit of flour on his face (trust me, it was an accident... but makes for very cute pictures!).
Please make sure to leave a comment saying good bye to Al - he does leave tomorrow morning and I know will miss all of you!
I'll miss him for sure, but I will be doing a couple posts with pictures of him next week (Um... I never got the time to post all the pictures of Al!)
For all who have (or MAY) enter Rudy's Valentine's Giveaway (which was going to end tomorrow), please note that we are postponing the ending date... Till the FIRST of March 2011 (This coming Tuesday). Due to the fact that I'm REALLY, REALLY busy :)
And with the huge banquet and auction coming up this weekend... I know all of us will be quite busy!
So make sure to head over and enter Rudy's Giveaway... which now ends 3-1-2011.

Wishing Al a very happy but tearful Good-Bye - we will miss you dearly (and I know all of our furry awesome followers will too!), but we sure enjoyed the time you were here... and know you are dying to get back with your very own raisers!

Rudy's Raiser and... "Big" Al's Puppy Swap Handler

Liberty will sure miss you!
Picture of Al & Liberty playing - Liberty is laying upside down and Al is mouthing her
Picture of Al laying down beside Liberty - after a hard day of playing


pam said...

Aw Al dere buddy we will miss you. Our Mommy thinks you are a very handsome good boy! Maybe you can show your raiser how to start you a blog dere... Yeah!!!

Bobo and Meja

Maggie Mae said...

Good bye Al! It wuz great meetin' you! I sure hopes dat you had fun wif all of us. :)

Woofs and Licks,
Maggie Mae

Frankie Furter said...

It was very much nice to meet you AL... I hope you can stop by the Banquet tomorrow before you move on.
Rudy would be glad to introduce you to everybuddy..

Best of Luck Al.

browndogcbr said...

Rooo, rooo,

So sorry I didn't join your adventure 'til late. Have a great future Al!

You do look so cute with the snowy pizza flour on your face. :)

Y'all come by now,
Hawk aka BrownDog

Wilma said...

So long Big Al, you were a most pleasant fill in for Rudy. I know you will go on to do great things!

Erin and Co. said...

We gave your blog an award at Raising Rob We'd love you to come by and check it out!

Raiser Erin said...

Bye Al! It's been great having you around. :D

Pepsi the Lazy Bum said...

): I'll miss you too, Al! It sure was great getting to meet you and knowing you!


Priscilla said...

Be Good, Al! We're going to miss you and we hope to see and hear from you soon!

houndstooth said...

Al, we've enjoyed your posts a lot! Hopefully at some point we'll get to see a little more of you!


Spur said...

Goodbye, Al! Looks like you had a great time!

Oskar said...

It was great getting to know you Al. I know that you are going to go on to do some great things for some lucky person!

Nubbin wiggles,

Jazzi said...

It was good to meet you and you did a great job filling in for Rudy! Maybe we can meet again!!


Hobbes Dogs said...

Bye Al, great to have "met" you!

Sam and future dog guide Romero

Amber DaWeenie said...

We'll miss you, Big Al. I really hope that we'll continue to hear what you've been up to though.

Khyra And Sometimes Her Mom said...

Happy Trails and Tails Big Al!

Please make sure woo paw us a note or two!