Do you celebrate your pets birthday?

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  1. Cidney

    Cidney New Member

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    I do and it will be Cidney's 11th this Sunday. I normall buy the strawberry shortcake sponge cakes and will cut in half and spray a little whip cream on it. I invite the neighbor to bring her dogs over and each dog gets their own little saucer with half a sponge cake. Then I take them to the park for an extented walk and off we go to Petsmart to pick out a toy.


    What do you do to celebrate?
     
  2. Cidney

    Cidney New Member

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    How did you come up with "Gotcha Days" and what do you do on Gotcha Days? Come on now, you can tell us, we wont think you are crazy, really, lol.
     
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    Hi Cidney, this will be tinkerbells first b-day on the 21st of this month but she is going into the hospital to be fixed :( so im going to throw her her first one saturday, any suggestions, i have given one for a horse but not a dog. HELP :)
     
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    Blondie's just 9 months old but we've always celebrated every second of the month as his birthday... we got him a toy when he was 3, 4 or 5 months old. This past weekend he turned 9 months old and he got a doghouse (which he's STILL ignoring) :( People around here think we're so crazy they're anxiously awaiting Blondie's first birthday to see what we're going to do :) That'll happen on January 2nd.
     
  5. Renee750il

    Renee750il Felurian

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    Since I can never remember anybody's correct birthday with any regularity, AND I am a devotee of Lewis Carroll and Alice in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass, I just give UnBirthday presents when the fit takes me.

    No one - including the dogs - ever knows when I'll strike and bring home an UnBirthday present . . . ;)
     
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    We celebrate the day the girls came into our home. We don't know Serene's b-day b/c she was abandonned, but she came to live with us July 19/02-2 weeks after our wedding. Jersey came to us on Mar 27/03-we picked her out of the litter on my husband's 29th b-day and brought her home 2 weeks later when I had days off to get her feeling at home.
     
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    lavenderlady5 3 Big Dogs

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    Oh yes, birthdays! We celebrate the day we brought our guys home. We usually get a big ham and each of the three get a hunk of it. Therefore, it is like having three birthdays a year. With Bently fighting cancer right now. We have a birthday for him every weekend because two weeks ago they gave him forty eight hours to live. I tell everyone, oh today is Bently's birthday!! Of course, this and all the spoiling year round make for happy dogs!! LL
     
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    Brady's first birthday is October 13 so I am going to invite his girlfriend over and maybe get them some special treats. i think I may even draw up invitations. LOL! Also I will buy him a special toy. Is there a place where you can buy invitations to a dog's birthday party? They have to have them somewhere.
     
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    Renee750il Felurian

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    Why don't you get some blank cards that you can print on your computer printer, and after you've printed the message on the inside, using non-toxic paint (of course ;) ), put Brady's pawprints on the front?
     
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    bogolove New Member

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    That is a really cute idea. I saw Jenny's mom tonight and I said I was going to buy them some frosty paws. (I would try to find a doggie cake but that sounds like something I would have to fnd in New York and not Nashville....but I guess you never know). I do know Pet Smart has the stuffed birthday toys you can get for them, like a stuffed cake with stuffed candles on it. Brady gets so excited when I bring home a new stuffed squeaky toy. He has pulled all the stuffing out fo most of the ones he ahs, so it is time for a new one.
     
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    Hiya
    In reply to the invitations you can get personalised ones on e-bay which are really cheap! Last time I saw them they were about £2 or something like that! I was wanting to buy my dog a birthday cake as its her first birthday this friday but cant find any anywhere have looked on the internet and there is loads of different recepies! Not only for doggie cakes but for treats, ice cream and home made remedies! I cant remember the website but if you just type what your wanting into google loads of sites will come up!
     
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    brownie will be one in october cant wait to celebrate..lol...but cant seem to go to wal-mart without bringing her back a toy..lol...seen some doggy ice cream...going to get me some popcicles seen the ice cream and forgot my popcicles lol...
     
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    gaddylovesdogs no touchy

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    We don't know the girls' exact birthdates, we don't really celebrate their birthdays. However, they get presents for Christmas and Easter. New Year's 2004 I made them some homemade treats.
     
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    Pets birthdays

    We get to go to the pet store and pick out our own new toys. Since I have two and one or the other gets their feelings hurt, we each get a toy. But the birthday girl or boy picks first! Then we have special birthday treats. It is actually quite fun to see them pick out their toys.
     
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    Always have celebrated !!! Chip's is Dec.26th ....his first birthday with me at 5 , he got the stuffed cake with candles that played " Happy Birthday " ,,,,he wore out the song, but the cake is still in brand new shape and he asks me to put it up when Rudy comes over as he doesn't want it torn up.!!! Of course there's alway Frosty Paws and good ole Goodwill woobies !
     
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    I don't think your dog cares where his cake comes from..he cares that you love him and if u wish to celebrate your union your dog will always be glad to join you. For Victor, i found him on petfinder.com so we celebrated his one year mark by having a very small get together. Mr Shaffer was invited, Victor had a cheezy bagel for each, and a new toy..a nice afternoon in the yard with his people and his friend. What more could a dog ask for? I would take Bronki and Mary to Sonic and get the a dish of icecream on a hot summer night..they loved that too.
     
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    Barb04 Love my pets Staff Member

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    We usually make them a special birthday meal (something on the grill) and just have a great day playing.
     
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    Ok thanx for your help
     
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    Gotcha Days are usually referred to when people get their dogs and since they are not sure of the actual birthdate. I believe I read that here on some thread a long time ago.

    I really don't do anything special for my dogs on their b-days. I know, I'm horrible ... but with three girls needing b-day parties AND with all my other animals, its just too much. They get enough love and affection during the year :)
     
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    My dogs usually get a new collar and tags, some treats and eggs. They do love them some eggs! Nothing to fancy I know, but they don't seem to disappointed. Did I mention they like them some eggs?
     

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