#FollowFriday: @TherapyDogGabe

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Real Name: Gabriel Gaber

Breed(s): Weimaraner

Approx Age: 10 ½ years

Location: Phoenix, AZ

Hobbies: Fetching, swimming, being a Therapy Dog for abused and neglected children

Favorite Foods: Bananas, Carrots and Green Beans

Bio: I am the Founding Dog of Gabriel’s Angels, a charity that provides healing pet therapy to abused, neglected and at-risk children.  I teach empathy, respect and trust to little people who have been victims of violence.

Likes: Genuine people, watching basketball on TV, My two brothers: Weim Jack and Ridgeback Noah, my humans who love me and care for me

Dislikes: People with big egos, rainy days, muddy paws, sleep interrupted by the door bell

Biggest Fear: Getting too old to visit my kids

Recommends you follow: @MisterPeabody, @Teddy_Salad @Barron00 @Crisis_Nursery (that is where Gabe visits)


We feel honored to feature such an awesome local hero! Way to go, Gabriel. Follow him on twitter at @TherapyDogGabe. You can also follow the organization he works with, Gabriel’s Angels, at @GabrielsAngels.

We also recommend checking out Gabriel’s blog.

A Really Big Stick

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My people attacked the mesquite tree in the backyard and a bunch of sticks came flying off if it. I found this REALLY BIG one floating in the pool. It was not easy getting it out of there, but I did it.

The people were worried I might break a window flinging this stick around:

It was really hard to pick the whole thing up. It was heavy.

I really just wanted to chew on it:

I finally pinned it down:

And then I got distracted by this empty water bottle I had been playing with and forgot about the stick:

~ @MisterPeabody

#pawpawty Treats

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We won a prize at @RomeoTheCat’s #pawpawty celebrating @BrewskieButt’s birthday. It was donated by @flicka47, who also generously donated treats to @KittenRescue. We were super excited when such a great smelling box arrived at the door. @MisterPeabody picked it up and brought it inside.

Here are some photos of us opening the box and enjoying our treats!

Opening the Box:

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#FollowFriday: @MollieWestie

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Real Name: Molly

Breed: West Highland White Terrier

Approx Age: 2 in May

Location: Orkney Islands, Scotland

Hobbies: Chasing (but not catching) ducks and rabbits - I panic if I catch something cause I don’t know what to do

Favorite Foods: If it’s edible I like it!

Likes: Snuggling up with my Mum and twittering with my anipals

Dislikes: Prickly things that occasionally invade the garden (hedgehogs!)

Biggest Fear: Not being able to twitter with my anipals, and waking up to find my Mum’s not there!

Recommends you follow: @FergustheDog, @Laddiethemutt, @Frugaldougal and @Poppy_dog - I like all my anipals but these ones are special to me.

Follow Molly on twitter at @MollieWestie

#FollowFriday: @LaineysPawtique

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Real Name: Lainey

Breed(s):   Puggle

Approx Age:  3 years old

Location: Chicago, Illinois

Hobbies:  SNIFFEN, Napping, Sunning, Loving my mommy!  COOKIE TASTING!!!!!

Favorite Foods:  ANYTHING you give me or I can STEAL!!!!  Specially Chicken & Bacon :0)

Bio:   Well Mommy was visiting grandpa and little did she know I was waiting for her ….anyways she said that she never wanted a little dog as she had always had BIG doggies than she saw my breed “PUGGLE” and said AWWWWW…Okay, so she is at grandpas they stop on the way home to look at some fish….then she saw ME!!! Mommy couldnt have anymore babies so she told daddy she had to buy her “late in life four legged baby” soooooo here I am….she says she couldnt love me more if she gave birth to me herself!!! I know my cousins and aunts and uncles DONT understand our bond….but mommy and me doooooo. Mommy’s favorite thing that I do besides snuggle and kiss and love her is my HOWL from the beagle…..it makes her laugh and laugh….and than she says something about if I had thumbs we would ALL be in trouble I dont know what it means……..

Likes:   Naps, sleeping, naps, eating, naps, playing catch outside, naps, watching mommy make cookies, did I say NAPS??  Okay okay…..*mommy is nudging me*  FINE.  MY sister Chloe! There I said it. HMMMFFF.

Dislikes:   People who dont love me as much as my mommy!!! or dont feed me what they are eating…I need a taste toooo

Biggest Fear:  That ONE of those times Mommy leaves she WONT come back home to ME!!!  YIKES   *shaking*

Recommends you follow:  Oh where to start? I have sooo many:  @sylviedog @health4uandpets @Ri_guy @LouPeb @PetietheCat @buddythepuggy @BabyPatches @Dreamworthy … I HATE having to choose a FEW when I have the BEST FOLLWERS and would like to RECOMMEND everyone!!

And for those who didn’t know, Lainey has a sister! Meet Chloe:

Real Name: Chloe

Breed: Lab

Approx age: I just turned 9

Location: Chicago, Illinois

Hobbies: JOB- I “Walk the Mile” everynight to make sure the backyard is safe for my Family!!!  Playing Ball. I LOVE balls.

Favorite Foods: Hmmm. I LOVE everything!

Bio:  Mommy didnt think I would make it to my 2nd birthday as I ATE : Christmas light bulbs 8 packs, mommy’s Christmas bunny family, YEP the WHOLE family- Mom,Dad,sister,brother and EVEN Grandma!, cans of pop, things like that…  They would call me Satan’s Child I DONT know why JUST LOOK at me!!!! I just became the “head of the Household Anipal”  Its okay.  I have to put up with that Rat….Oops did I type that outloud!!  I meant to say LOVE my sister Lainey *there Mommy are YOU Happy* shhhh, dont tell anyone but I do REALLY like playing with my sister.

Likes: hmmm. Balls - the petsmart tied dyed ones….I have like about 5 of them and they go where I go! Sleeping with daddy til mommy comes to bed…than I have to get out. HOW RUDE!!

Dislikes: Coming when I DONT want to!!  SHARING my bed and thats about it!!  I am MUCH more easy going now that I am older!!

Biggest Fear: That I will go to bed one night and MY BED WILL BE GONE. OMD!!!!!

Recommendations: WELL since Mommy JUST started me a page I dont really know yet….I would have to say the same as Lainey.

Follow Lainey on Twitter at @LaineysPawtique and Chloe at @BigSisChloe.

#FollowFriday: @BrunoTheDog

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Real Name: Bruno

Breed(s): Black Lab/Weimaraner

Approx Age: 1.5 years

Location: Minneapolis, MN

Hobbies: Looking out the window, running full speed at the dog park, playing in the snow, being with my mom, eating good food, chewing on my bones, sighing LOUDLY.

Favorite Foods:
ANY food, but I’m only allowed to eat Iams Low Residue (read: BORING)

Goals: To always be the best dog I can be. I like making my mom proud.

Likes: SNOW, school, mom, dad, jumping on people, squirrels, food, laying near/next to/with my mom, dog parks, walking

Dislikes: Dad moving to a new state, plastic bags, being home alone.

Biggest Fear: White plastic bags

@BrunoTheDog Recommends you follow: @misterpeabody @LouPeb @ReeseBonkers @flothecat @hanseebundee @keeponwagging @FourLeggedMedia @FletchMasterP @mozartdane @mrscrubby @theotigsy @theblacklab @dogstories @askspikeonline @raina_roo @scutte @frugaldougal @naomimarr @KatyJoyful

Follow Bruno on Twitter at @BrunoTheDog