Wednesday, May 29, 2013

No. We Did Not Fall Off the Face of the Earth...

We've been busy, butt life is good here at Chez RottRover.  Here are some highlights (which is also something mom puts in her hair.  Humans are confusing...)

Otto has been doing a lot of hiking

He has a new girlfriend whom he likes to hike with

Her name is Riley, and her mom thinks she might be part Dingo!
She's VERY energetic and gives The Pain - I mean Otto - a 
run for his money!

Look!  She has eyes like Lightening!!

This is what Otto looks like after a hike with Riley:


Bart started physical therapy.  He LOVES, LOVES, LOVES it.
You can tell by the expression on his face!

He gets to go 8 times for his arthritis in his hippers.  He's so
feeling the betterment!



I am the QUEEN of toys.  
They are ALL mine.  All of them.  
It doesn't matter that I have two big brothers 
who are each over 100 pounds.  

Don't mess with The Ruby!!

That's the brief update.
Thank you all for the many, many Gotcha Day Messages you've left me.  
I am truly blessed! I didn't know when I came to live here
that I would have SO many friends...



Corbin said...

We've been hit or miss with the blog lately too! Busy summer time! Glad Otto is doing well and Bart is enjoying his therapy! I can't wait to get to the lake this summer to do my own therapy! You, Ruby... well, you're looking as beautiful as ever.

Terrorzinhos said...

We are glad to see, you guys are ok!
Boys look really happy!
Riley is a cuttie! Love her eyes!

Ruby, you are indeed a very beautiful and spoiled queen! =)

Kaiser and Farrusquinho

Pippen said...

We're having a hard time blogging too! Must be the weather!

Sam and Pippen

Smile With Your Tail said...

Must be anti blogging fever, our Mum had it too!
That hydrotherapy looks a blast, glad it is helping!


Unknown said...

Hi Y'all!

Oh Ruby, I can't believe I missed your Gotcha Day! That is more important than a birthday! You are a Queen in my eyes!

Y'all come by now,
Hawk aka BrownDog

Reuben said...

Looks like you all is livin large! AWESOME.


Millie and Walter said...

Our mom just had those highlights put in her hair yesterday too.

Glad to hear you are all doing well.

Millie & Walter

Unknown said...

Thanks for the non hair highlights. Glad all is well with you all. Hey Ruby of course all the toys are yours.......girl power! Have a wonderful Wednesday.
Best wishes Molly

Matilda the Boxer said...

You are definitely the queen! I live with a princess (Cinderella) myself, so I can recognize royalty!

Anonymous said...

Yay, so glad you're back!! We're quite partial to girlfriends named Riley who look like Dingoes!! :)

Glad to see Bart is enjoying his physical therapy! I wish there was somewhere close to us that offered it--Riley loves the water and I bet it would feel good on her hips, knees, and back!

Ruby--you better keep a good watch over those toys. Those boys BETTER NOT mess with you!!

Elyse and Riley

Anonymous said...

Hee hee - nice to hear an update from you guys. RR Zola in England.

Frankie Furter and Ernie said...

HI RUBY... we are so thrilled to hear that all is FINE.. Otto has a Girrrrlfurend?? THAT is super.. and OMD are we EVER glad that Bart is feeling better after the treatments.. which we can TELL that he ♥s. AND of COURSE we are so glad to see YOUR lovely face.
We went to a parade on Saturday and we Thought we saw BART.. we called his name over and over.. butt we finally decided that it must not be OUR BART.

The Army of Four said...

Hee hee hee! Girls ALWAYS rule - even if they just got here and are smaller and younger than their brothers. :)
Way to go, Ruby!

Frank The Tank said...

Hi Ruby, Bart and Otto!
I have been really falling behind on both blogging and commenting but I say better late than never!
Otto, what wonderful walking adventures you have been having and what a treat to have such a pretty girl to walk with, if she wears you out buddy boy then she is a keeper for sure! I love how her eyes are like Lightnings, so pretty!
Bart you don't look too impressed about your physical therapy but I'm really glad that you are feeling better and it does look very interesting and fun!
Ruby you are the queen of toys, you look happy as can be, glad those boys are not getting in the way of your beauty sleep and toy playtime! Great post, nice to hear what you all have been doing! Love and Licks from your Furiend Frank XxxxxxxxxX

Kari in Alaska said...

Oh I so understand. Enjoy your summer!

Stop on by for a visit

Cowspotdog said...

we wondered where you had been hiding happy to see you again

Bella Roxy & Macdui said...

Great hearing from you guys. Sounds like you've been busy! Ruby, sometimes you have to be a bit pushy when you have two big brothers.

We're happy Bart is responding to his therapy and feeling great.

Otto reminds us of Roxy after a morning at the river. Exhausted.

XXXOOO Daisy, Bella & Roxy

Molly the Airedale said...

We are loving your update! It sounds like everyone is doing great!

Love ya lots♥
Mitch and Molly

K9 Katastrophie said...

Hi Ruby! Glad to know you all are doing well. Otto's girl is super cute!!! Bart sure looks like he likes his therapy....

Make sure you gaurd your toys,

The Daily Pip said...

How about you scoot over and let me play with some of those toys or better yet, sleep on that comfy bed.

Your pal, Pip

♥♥ The OP Pack ♥♥ said...

Good to hear from you. You are so right about Otto's eyes. AND they are even the same left and right:) From what we hear Otto and Lightning both have a lot in common. Lightning could use a Riley to wear him out too.

We are happy to hear that the therapy is helping Bart. And Ruby, Ciara so agrees with you. You know, girls rule and boys drool.

Woos - Phantom, Thunder, Ciara, and Lightning

♥♥ The OP Pack ♥♥ said...

Oops, we meant to say that Riley's eyes are like Lightning's. Wake up, Mom.

GOOSE said...

Sp glad to hear from you. Life can get busy. But it looks like you all are making the most of it.

~Kim at Golden Pines~ said...

Hello Friends! It's good to see a post from you!! You all have certainly been busy, and I'm glad that Otto is doing well and making lovely new friends, and Bart looks like he's having a good time too!!

Jo's World said...

Hi Queen Ruby!

I am afraid I might have missed your Gotcha day but you know you are in my thoughts always and I wished you a happy day!

Stella is the Queen of the Toys here. Lately Zkhat comes and drinks out of Stella's water dish just because she CAN.

Jo and Stella

Ziggy Stardust said...

That was a great update and thank you!

Loveys Sasha

Ruby said...

OMD! Riley sounds FABulous! Ma wants to know if Riley can wear Me out too?! BOL
That therepy looks like funs! Well, okay, not really, butts as long as it's workin'...
Ruby, ya know that any doggie named 'Ruby' IS the queen of EVERYTHING!!! BOL Okay, maybe it's just MY rule, butts it's a GOOD rule...

Jacobi said...

Oh no Bart, I hope you feel better soon. Ruby, take good care of that brother of yours! (And then he'll back up your rule of all things, right?)


Two French Bulldogs said...

We thought for sure you fell in your water hole.
Benny & Lily

Tweedles -- that's me said...

Oh gosh its nice to see a posty from all of yu so we can see what you have all been up to.
We are glad that Bart is liking his physical therapy, and that you are all dong good too!

Moth said...

So glad to see you guys again!Look after yourself Bart and enjoy your games Otto :-) and of course look after those toys Ruby - a girl can't have too many playthings :-) woofs and licks from Magic xx

2browndawgs said...

You go Ruby. Keep those boys in line! Glad all is well. We totally understand busy. :)

My Mind's Eye said...

Your are surely a queen and looking lovely.
Give Bart a nose tap for doing so good with his PT...Margaritas will be served at 5 pm DST
Hugs Madi your BFFF

Kukkaiselämää said...

Your rottweilers are so cute! I miss mine.. He passed away last autumn. Hugs for the dogs!

Anonymous said...

I'm glad all is well at chez RottRover. Oh and Otto has a girlfriend? That's cool! Girlfriends are much important! (she is beautiful!)

Nanük said...

Hawooooo mates!! Good to see wooos, enjoy your summer:)


KB said...

Yay, I'm glad that you're all okay. Otto has a fun girlfriend who wears him out - great news!

And Bart does look like he loves his PT. I'm not sure that many dogs actually love PT so that's great!

And, you, Ruby, are the Queen of the world, not just the toys!

I saw your comment - and I've been feeling the same thing, those sudden waves of intense grief. I'm sorry that you have been too.

Sue said...

Our Mom talks about highlights too. We don't know what she's talking about. Bart buddy, come swim with us, it's helping Morgan with her stiffness.

Ruby, good job collecting all those toys in one spot.

Otto, take it easy on those hikes, don't wear yourself out.
Morgan, Sebastian, the Porties, Syd and Mac

animal lover, quilt lover said...

I have been thinking about you guys!!! I have been going to go to your blog and see what's been going on!! But time gets away from us!! So happy to see your up date!! Bart is doing good, that is so soooooo good!!! Otto is getting into shape!!! LOL
Ruby is being Ruby!!!! Great!! Good news!!!

Unknown said...

Hi Ruby, Bart & Otto,

Our overseas visitors left this morning so we're FINALLY starting to catch up!!! :-) Looks like you've been keeping busy - it's lovely to see Otto settling in - hey, my humans took our visitors to a wildlife park the other day and they saw some real life dingos! (Photos & videos coming soon on my blog)

Oh - and I've been doing hydrotherapy too for my arthritis although I DON'T like the water at all and I HATED going in that scary treadmill tank thing...Bart is so brave!! So now my humans just try to get me to go into a normal swimming pool...which I sort of do reluctantly...I'm just not a water dog!! ;-)

Honey the Great Dane
ps. Happy Belated Gotcha Day to Ruby!

CreekHiker / HollysFolly said...

So glad to see you blogging again! ;-)

Bouncing Bertie said...

Hey guys, great to catch up with you. Riley looks like loads of fun. And oh I do hope that the bath thingy helps keep Bart mobile and with less pain (I know all about arthritis from Gail's older relatives...)
Toodle pip!

STELLA and RORY from Down Under said...

Howdy Everybuddy!! So good to see you all. Loved all your photos and seeing what you've been up to. Take care mates. NO worries, and LOVE, Stella and Rory

Unknown said...

Hi Y'all!

Can't wait to hear about your snake aversion training. I've heard about such things, but never heard of one anywhere here in the east. Y'all must have meaner snakes.

Y'all come by now,
Hawk aka BrownDog

Backcountry Brodie said...

Ruby! I missed your Gotcha Day! Happy Belated Gotcha Day!!!! Wow, that Otto is becoming quite the hiker and even found hisself a gurlfurrend. My sis Sydney had to do the water torture therapies years ago after her broken hip surgeries to pump up her little scrawny chicken leg that she had not been able to walkies on. The water tortures did beef her leg up all nicely but Sydney swore they was drowning her in that water torture chamber. I do think some mud would make it less torturesome.

Kirsten (peacefuldog) said...

Wow--she does look like a little Dingo! What a gorgeous girl. I love Dingoes as they are ancestors of cattle dogs like my old Tashi. Good to see all your Rotties so happy and doing so well:)

asta said...

Dawling fwiends
It's gweat to see you again. Otto and his fwiend look like they awe having a ball, Bawt is cleewly happy wif his thewapy and so am I knowing it's helping him and yoo Wuby twooly awe the queen of toys
Smoochie kisses to all of you

animal lover, quilt lover said...

Love you guys --you know???
So happy you came for a visit!!

Alien said...

Glad to know all is well!


Greyhounds CAN Sit said...

So glad to see you guys are back! Riley looks like Frankie's kind of girl, I wonder if she could wear him out? Interesting blue eye, I didn't notice it the first time I looked at her photo.

Awesome that Bart is enjoying his PT and that it's doing him good. You're looking beautiful there Ruby. I love how you don't destroy your toys!

Leslie said...

I don't know what's happened but it feels like a lot of our bloggie friends are falling on frantic times. Glad to hear everything is a-okay.

But can I just ask - are you serious about Bart just loving the underwater treadmill? How is that fair - poor Bella thought we were doing it for no other reason than to torture her poor little heart. Ah to have a normal dog....

Love that Otto is settling in. Good job to all of you.

And smooches to the Queen. :)