Pet-A-Roo

My friend, Casey, posted this recently on her Facebook page.  She had this captioned underneath it, “Admit it. You know you put this on your Christmas wish list.”  I had to send her an e-mail, with a photo attached.  I put the phrase, “Ur gonna die….” in the subject like of my e-mail.  Her response to my e-mail was, “Oh my dear god!!!! Only you!! Thank you for making me laugh. Was this before Angry Kid came along? LOL”.

So you are probably wondering what was the photo that I attached to my e-mail?  It was taken in early 2004.  Forgive me for my fat and the multiple chins.

This is what happens when your husband buys you a small dog for Valentine’s Day. You become one of those idiots who put your dog in clothing, and you wear them in things like “Pet-A-Roo’s”.  Who told me that this was a good look?  I was probably wearing jean shorts and my Birkenstocks too.  Ironically, I at the end of 2004, I was pregnant.  Obviously my husband liked my look during those days.  But seriously, what the heck was I thinking?  People dogs are not meant to be worn.  You look like an idiot.

And Bruiser, poor Bruiser.  He was soo cute then. What happened to him? Now he’s a shaggy barky mutt.  I guess that is what happens when you stop “wearing” the dog, and start wearing the kid.

People humor me people, I have gotten better with age, right?

25 comments
Kristina P.
Kristina P.

Just think what would happen if you put your dog in a Snuggie AND a Pet-A-Roo. Basically, the universe would explode with awesomeness. Thanks again for helping us out yesterday with our presentation! I'm sure there is a unicorn waiting for you in heaven now.

Wendy
Wendy

So nice to meet you yesterday at bloggybootcamp! So you are one of those crazy dog freaks! I'm happy to hear that you are recovering and actually put a baby in one instead! :)

Casey
Casey

WHAT THE HELL? This is absolutely a California thing. We went to Harbor Days here in Oceanside and saw all sorts of critters attached to people, including a freaking bird. I mean, seriously?

T
T

SO glad that your "backseat photo" was up here for the world (specifically the me part of the world) to enjoy! SO enjoyed meeting your angry self at Boot Camp :)

Carla
Carla

Oh gosh that was funny.

Leslie
Leslie

I am cracking up! Hilarious!!!

Megan
Megan

BWAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAAAAAAA!

Casey
Casey

I haven't stopped laughing about this picture for days. You are awesome for blogging about it. This is really one of the funniest things I know about you and you are the first person I've ever met that is a dog-wearer(or formerly). LOL!!! I just want to know, did Bruiser have a doggy stroller as well? :)

Jen T
Jen T

I just want to have the money one of these days to dress my dog up in the hot dog costume.. it cracks me up. =)

Mrs.Mayhem
Mrs.Mayhem

That is so funny! Truthfully, I think a dog in a sweater is irresistible!

liz
liz

OK, i go so far as to dress up my dog in Halloween costumes, though do not "wear" my dog. :) he is 30 lbs, though. it would be killer on my shoulders.

Cupcake Activist
Cupcake Activist

My husband and I don't have kids yet, but we recently got a dog. Luckily, we haven't moved into the realm of treating like a kid yet. But we saw a woman at the dog park the other day that was using a baby sling to hold her little dog. It was funny!

Cheryl
Cheryl

ROFL, THANK you. Didn't know(follow)you then but yes, you have gotten better with age. I am always wishing I could take photos like yours, they are always gorgeous. & I know of one other person that currently has one of those, it's a funny kinda sad story but with this being the internet that's all I can say.

Rachel {at} Mommy Needs a Vacation
Rachel {at} Mommy Needs a Vacation

Ha!! I can't believe you had that! You def. have gotten better with age! I am a large dog person so I have never *worn my dog*. LOL!

Angry Julie
Angry Julie

That is a rad idea. It was soo great to meet you!!!

Angry Julie
Angry Julie

No, not a crazy dog freak. My poor dogs are soo ignored now.

Angry Julie
Angry Julie

People are odd in California. I was at dinner when I got this comment from you, and I was laughing so loud, I had to read it outloud to everyone.

Angry Julie
Angry Julie

I'm glad I could entertain. It was soo great to meet you too!

Angry Julie
Angry Julie

Please continue to stalk. I don't Bjorn my dog anymore.

Angry Julie
Angry Julie

Stop laughing at me. We all do stupid things when we are young, right?

Angry Julie
Angry Julie

Nope. Strollers weren't popular for dogs then. But wow, I see people with dog strollers all the time now. I've actually seen someone with a dog jogging stroller.

Angry Julie
Angry Julie

LOL...30 lbs. would be heavy to wear...

Angry Julie
Angry Julie

Aww thanks. I practice alot with my camera when taking photos. I also take many pictures with my iPhone. I've seen people with dog strollers too.

Angry Julie
Angry Julie

Seriously, I am a large dog person now. I have two barky small dogs that I don't know what to do with.