Mercy Louise

Small thoughts from a small dog

Mercy’s Blog

  • Wait…It’s Not Really Snow licked it and it didn’t melt. My owner said it was an “effect.” I want real snow.

  • Friends

    Friends are good. They sometimes share their treats with you (but mostly they don’t). I have friends at my day care (Maggie and Tulip and Fels and Sammy and Heidi, to name a few). I also have friends that I haven’t seen for a long time (like Nicki and Emmy).

    There is a squirrel on my balcony at home; he is NOT my friend.


  • Meeting New People Can Be Fun, but Scary

    We had friends over for dinner last night. I didn’t know they were friends until later, so I barked at them when they came to the door. I have been practicing NOT barking at people, but sometimes I forget. I like having people come over for dinner because sometimes they give me treatsespecially if I don’t bark!


  • My Brother Is Graduating!

    MercyGrad(Actually he’s not my brother, but that’s not important.) He’s graduating from college and we’re very excited and proud. But the big question is “Will this mean more treats for me?” I hope so!

  • My Family

    MicahAndMercyMy “big brother” is looking after me while my Owner is gone. He’s fun, but sometimes he squeezes too tight.2mercywaiting
    When is she coming back?


  • Back to School

    Is it time yet? Everyone is going back to school. I like school because I get to play with my friends and have snacks. Sometimes we play chase. Sometimes we play chase the squirrels. Sometimes we play chase the squirrels up a tree. I’m also learning how to take longer naps.

  • Back to School!

    Is it time yet? Everyone is going back to school. I like school because I get to play with my friends and have snacks. Sometimes we play chase. Sometimes we play chase the squirrels. Sometimes we play chase the squirrels up a tree. I’m also learning how to take longer naps.


  • What Was That?

    I'm going to need to think about that one!I live in California. The other day we had an earthquake. I was asleep before the earthquake, after the earthquake, and during the earthquake. I was asleep until my owner came to see if I was okay. Then I was awake…but she told me to go back to sleep. So I did. So, when my friends ask me if the earthquake woke me up, do I say yes? (I need to think about that one!)

  • Got Lemons? Make Lemonade!

    mercy_lemonsOr, just go bobbing for whatever you want to put in the tub. It’s fun and it keeps me cool–even on REALLY hot days.pawprint

  • Summer Is Hot

    Happy Summer! It is hot. I have a nice pool, but I think I ate it…at least pieces of it. And now the water leaks out. IshoppingforMICE have a new bone, but I can’t tell you where it is. I ate a lemon by mistake. It was sour. My brother is coming home to keep me over the 4th of July. I bark at fireworks. I’m saving money to buy a pet.


  • What Am I Thankful for?

    It’s almost Thanksgiving, so I wanted to tell you the things that I’m thankful for. My friend Nikki…and squirrels. My MicahSeaRanch13friends at doggy day care…and squirrels. My big brother…and birds and squirrels. How about you?



  • My Brother Is Home!

    My brother is home!  My brother is home! My BROTHER is HOME!  I jumped on his bed and he yelled at me! And then I jumped on his bed again. I love this game! My brother is home! His shoes smell funny so I took them outside.

    My brother is home! My brother is home! He’s home! My brother is home! My brother is home! My brother is home! Why can’t I come in?

  • Falling Leaves

    It is not su any longer, but it is still hot. I don’t understand. If you see any falling leaves, you should bite them. Even as a puppy I knew that. But if the leaves are inside, you should not bite them because they might be pot holders. You can get in trouble if you bite potholders.

  • Summer Camp Is Fun!

    I just got home from summer camp. We climbed trees and chased squirrels. Now I’m back. I get to go to doggy day care where we climb trees and chase squirrels.


  • Road Trip: All Ready to Go!

    My brother is going to go live in Montana for a year…whatever that is. I think I get to live in his room and sleep in his bed. Everything is packed and ready…including me. Do you think they packed my Milk Bones?

  • It Might Be Squirrels

    It’s raining. That’s when water comes from the sky instead of your water dish. Rain feels nice, but it makes funny noises in the trees. Those noises remind me of squirrels so I have to keep checking them out. Lots of rain makes nice mud. I like rain…except when it gets cold.

  • Let’s Slow It Down!

    We really don’t know how long this new routine will be with us, but most of us seem to understand that, for right now, for us regular-type folks, it’s simply about slowing things down. Anything we can do to slow the spread of COVID-19 will help.

    I can do that. You can do that. Everyone can help. All we need to do are the basics:

    • Wash your hands—Soap and hot (not too hot!) water work best, but if you’re not near water, use alcohol wipes and hand sanitizer.
    • Don’t touch your face—Not your mouth, not your nose, and not your eyes.
    • Keep a distance ...
  • Have You Seen My Bone?

    1ismellchinesefoodI think I may have buried it somewhere, but I don’t know where. Sometimes I bury it in the couch. Maybe it’s at the beach. It’s a good bone. I like it because it was getting soft, but was still hard enough to chew. I hope I find it.pawprint

  • Ooooh…Soft!

    This is a picture of my friend Jennifer’s cabin at Donner Summit (in the mountains). It’s covered with cotton so you can take a nap anywhere. I want to visit.


  • Ice Cream

    July is National Ice Cream month. I think every month should be National Ice Cream Month. My favorite flavor of ice cream is cold. I also like peanut butter and Milkbone ice-cream sandwiches. You have to put them in the freezer and wait.

    I don’t like to wait.


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