Friday, June 15, 2012

MWD Emir

WMD Emir, a K9  military working dog assigned to the 447th Air Expeditionary Group, United States Air force, Kirkland Air force base New Mexico, with a total of four deployments oversees to Iraq. Emir was trained as a dual purpose military dog, explosive detection and patrol canine. Emir was born August 3, 2003 and went to Lackland Air force base, The 341st Training Squadron for his basic and combat training. While in his initial training Emir flunked out of bomb school, which was until he managed to bite off his tail, twice. Emir underwent surgery to repair what was left of his tail only to return to bomb school and pass as the best bomb dog in his class. His nickname became “stump”. Emir earned several awards during his six years of military service. In December of 2008 Emir received a certificate of appreciation for his service provided to the Commander in Chief, President George W. Bush at Sather Air Base in Baghdad, Iraq. Emir was medically retired from the military for a back injury while on active duty. Emir was responsible for saving countless lives of our service members while deployed in his finding of bombs, IEDs and explosive materials belonging to the enemy. Today in retirement Emir struggles with his back injury that causes limited mobility and pain in his lower back, hips and hind legs. He was adopted by Lani Singh in January 2012 and relocated to Colorado Springs, Colorado. Emir at the age of eight and a half is enjoying his retirement he is in need of long term rehabilitation. He is receiving hydrotherapy at Paws N Tails, medical treatment at Bijou Animal Hospital and chiropractic care at Doctors Chiropractic. Although Emir was determined to be dog aggressive while in the service he has been adjusting well to other animals in his new family- pack.

Please go to this link to see a photo of EMIR and to read a bit more about this magnificent War Dog who is up for a Hero Dog Award ~ & VOTE FOR EMIR

 ALSO You can find Emir on his Facebook page to keep up with all his activities medical appts, see as he begins his wheelchair outings... THE WARRIOR DOG BUILDS himself  up to use the wheelchair -much upper body strength will be needed. Watch as him as He propells that wheelchair around so he can be of Service again-A great Warrior he is. Next I will introduce you to Emir's friend : Carlos... You will LOVE LOVE Carlos a CWD...who just came out of a risky life or death surgery and also a contender for Hero award:

                               {{{bunny hugs}}
                          chocolate chip the bunny

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                        power to all with the paws

Sunday, June 10, 2012

busy bunny

Chippy♥found a new project-he is dedicated to carefully trimming the entire side off the box. He♥did this to the last box-chewing all around 1 side until the side fell♥♥ perfectly off. Very funny :-)little guy. Next to him is a ♥♥`new book' from when I cleaned off our book cases...♥♥Chippy came over & chose a few, he has sat *ripping* pages ever since auughh some are so `LOUD' RIIIpPPP day & night riipp he♥ sits & munches then bunny flops ♥♥so very ♥♥ tired... ♥♥

Friday, May 4, 2012

bunny wants some candy

We recieved some movie size boxes of candy we have never had before along with a movie so during family movie day Chocolate Chip came along and always seems to join
in on `snack time' this time he went *nuts* when he came across a box of sweets...


Chocolate Chippy has an Urgent Plea
My husband found me visiting with this guy on line- You see we've been happily married over 30plus years.. So Finding me spending so much time Online with this guy is very out of the norm for me :0(  But is very different.This guy is not like most. I think you will understand...So let me tell you about him and see what you think...
  You Have to go to these sites and first play the utube
it is about SSD GABE a Military War Dog. The utube shows Gabe in Iraq with his military comrades overseas doing what Gabe does. It tells some of his story-Quite charming, Very Touching. Part of the War that is Never shown... Entire units made up of War Dogs and their Handlers. Unique bonds.

If you never thought about War Dogs Please Do. The bravery within these teams Amazes my mind,  they go in places others can't.  Well That too holds many stories... we support 
 The 2nd link is to VOTE for GABE in the 2012 American Humane Assc Hero Dog Awards  VOTE GABE                                                                                            military paper-go down a few articles to Hero  Dog  GABE                      
Gabe started his duty to this great country in 2006 and has such an impact not only on his handlers life, but American Soldiers in general. From Ft Lewis, WA, to Ft Bliss, TX and from Ft Leonard Wood, MO to Ft Hood, TX. Gabe truly is a hero dog. While deployed to Iraq, he completed over 210 combat missions with 26 finds of explosives and weapons. He also visited wounded troops in combat hospitals and visited children in Elem schools. Gabe was selected as the American Kennel Club Heroic Military Working Dog in 2008 and was the runner up in the military category for the 2011 Hero Dog Award. Gabe retired in 2009 after a very distinguished career earning over 40 awards and coins of excellence for his work. What he does is a love for his country and the people of the United States. We continue to educate children on respect and staying in school and we hope to represent the Military Police is a very positive way for years to come.
Help me out--join GABE -VOTE 
then my Beloved husband will understand *wink* (you know I am teasing right?) when this Beloved Soldier Gabe can go And receive his award. All the bothering  I've been doing to everyone-Well, Actually, I hope everyone sees this as Educating because if you read the stories ... War Dogs are Amazing :o) looking up all my friends searching out voters-conversations explaining War Dogs. Below is part of a photo from the military article.

We should ALL `know' about these Soldiers... the Heros..that they are..

Thursday, May 3, 2012

Chip has been worried because something has been different with his `brother'. He went away for several days, when he came back he was different. He had a satellite collar on his neck and his back rt leg had a drain in and was stitched from to bottom. Plus Jol was very stumbly-in pain-it was hard for him to walk. He is mostly blind as it is.  So this photo shows Chip standing guard, showing concern  And he helps Jol to the door...yes he is our seeing eye bunny. But I'll make that another post :0)
Chip found a pkg of  his favorite treats-Alfalfa Slims (from Dr Fosters+Smith) he managed
to relocate it from a corner table over the full length of the sofa, over a tray of Legos,bunched
up on the far end of the sofa by a pillow. Now, mind you this was NOT discovered right way. Chip was  mighty nervous this particular evening. Jumping on and off the sofa like a nutcase. No one noticed because there WAS a pillow in front that rolled off onto the table suddenly! That is when HE got
CAUGHT!  poor Chip... like he never gets fed :-(  Look at that silly face ~ awww
this is the problem-that silly fluffy chubby face is what gets Chip in and out
of SO much trouble.
for the record, he has a 24 dish of pellets-24hr dutch oven container of Timothy-fresh applesauce every day because he DANCES TO THE REFRIGERATOR for it. Yep He will trip us Dancing in the kitchen if he hears someone & his `apply' dish is empty. He has even gotten the Dog to eating  Applesauce??? I never heard  of dogs eating applesauce-BTW-cinnamon applesauce??? they both go for the dish. We have to take it away-Bunny eats then the dog finishes-then dish gets rinsed. ?
Bunny has other food in dishes around the room Fresh Parsley or Basil (we grow it)
or what is at the grocers, treats-omgosh honey hoops-alfalfa slims-yogurt drops

I have a friend with a fabulous company~But I need you your help♥♥ She is interested in doing guess what?? ♥♥Bunnies ♥♥ I'm there.. I'd buy a Bunny Tote♥ Magnet ♥ Decal ♥ possibly a Canvas print although♥ my walls are sooo filled,ceiling down with Will Moses, Wyland prints♥lithographs♥neccessary photos of fur babies♥family and my quilting and my beloved Dads drawings of trees. Hmm where to find room? Back to topic.

 BUMPERPET      is *ALL* about animals,I encourage you to take a minute~click over,check it out. Adorable Tote Bags,Decals,Magnets,Canvas Prints. She gifts a generous amount of the sale of each item to Charity- 1 Charity is chosen each month. the site explains it all  click on  go to shop  or explore the site   BUT please you are invited to suggest send comments on Bunny ideas   Tell her 
Chip the Mini Rex Bunnny in NC sent you ,she will know maybe an entire lne of  Bunny things  will come that will benefit everyone 

Wednesday, February 29, 2012

bunny dancing in the night

I `discovered' Chip dancing on the table during the dark of the night.
Seems He kept track of where his Crasin jar was put... So I guess He felt
He thought He could have a good 'ol midnight food fest :)

Tuesday, February 7, 2012

this is an old wire I saved from when dear Chip managed to get himself behind our big screen in the living room auughh-suddenly 1 day we loose all volume in speakers then it somes on and off?? surround sound acts weird? TV goes in & out-The LAST THING
we think of is THE BUNNY as the culprit!UNTIL I fiddle with plugs,hours later Loving husband finds this wire above~auughh~Lesson learned with this bunny. I have Never had this with any other bunny. Eeikk..crazy! Bunny Proofed every room.

`caught in the act'..Chippy was trying to break past the TV shelves to get to the
the *wires* that have so carefully been hidden,covered & now masterfully decoyed allover the house. Naughty bunny!