Guess whose mastered the Goldendoodle guilt trip game?…
This has been going on for a couple of months now, and I’ve fallen for it every time – but no more! #nomoreIsay
Since moving to the Holy City two years ago – their days of doggie day camp came to a halt. Partly because either Doodle Dad and/or I are home but mostly because Olde Towne Pet Resort in Northern VA spoiled us.
I passively search – but nothing compares in this ultra pet friendly city with what we had at OTPR.
PROFESSIONAL GUILT TRIPPERS –
They’ve got this guilt trip thing down to a science. I’m getting accustomed to the “why are you leaving me here with him look” in the morning when I leave for work…
Even though Lee takes them more places during the day then I ever would, they still practice their pitiful gaze on me.
But it’s when we go to the groomer – that they perform. #sweetbabyJesus
Happier than ever when we arrive, they can’t wait to get inside. They greet everyone – customers and employees with tails swishing back and forth like battery operated feather dusters.
After a brief convo with their groomer, I grab my keys, tell them I’ll be back and then it starts.
Harley’s first – he starts climbing all over me. Clawing at my clothes with his front paws as if he wants to get in my pocket. #kangaroodoodle
Jaxson tries to jump in my arms – leaping and laughing at the same time #yeshelaughs
Even though they don’t look the least bit afraid – I feel guilty. #doodlemissionaccomplished
PHOTO PROOF –
The groomers chuckle as they patiently wait for me to leave.
I know my presence only makes their job harder. But it’s difficult for me to walk away.
I shuffle out the door no longer excited about the three hours I have to myself to do whatever I want.
Last Saturday I had a potential magazine gig meeting followed by lunch plans – something I thought about with anticipation all week long.
Hard to have fun if I’m focused on the Boys – watching my phone, waiting for it to ring. #theygotme
Then it happened. My phone started beeping, I flipped it over from its backside and photos started popping up.
These little rascals were jerking my chain. Trying to ruin my Saturday plans.
CHECK THESE OUT –
First of all, how spoiled can you be – if you’re free to roam and chill out BEFORE your bath begins…
Shampoo and conditioner doesn’t seem to be bother them much either…
Apparently the dryer and a little scissor work isn’t painful at all…
Oh yeah baby, getting a bath is hell…
I needed wine #yestheywineshopwithme…
Do your dogs play the guilt games? Do tell –
Guilt – the gift that keeps on giving ❤ Erma Bombeck