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Fido the Reindeer

by Meghann on November 30, 2012

I’m not sure Fido appreciates all this Christmas business.   

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awww… poor guy.

Don’t feel too bad for him. The antlers stayed on for approximately two seconds (just long enough for the “you’ve got to be kidding me face”) before he threw them off and collected his treat for staying still like a good boy.

I think Maddie should give him some lesson on antler wearing.


(Photo from December 2010!)

Some dogs can’t stand things on their head, while other dogs don’t mind at all. Fido couldn’t stand it, but Maddie usually doesn’t care. I put the antlers on her head last time we were home and she walked around with them on like nothing was wrong. She’s also good with costumes.


(photo also from December 2010)

But getting her to stand still with the antlers/costume on and pose? That’s the real challenge. πŸ˜‰

Would your dog wear the antlers?

I crashed hard last night and slept like a baby. Since we’re doing the half marathon in the morning, I decided to sleep in and enjoy some extra zzz’s. It was wonderful.



Two eggs and apple slices with almond butter.


I have some paperwork to finish up from the demos this week (and emails to catch up on – I’m sorry I’m behind on those!), then my mom and I are running a couple of wedding errands before picking Ashley (!!) up from the airport!!!

The bachelorette fun begins tonight!! Yippee!!

1 Katie @ Peace Love & Oats November 30, 2012 at 9:43 am

Haha I was just emailing back and forth with my sister-in-law about getting their 1 year old golden retriever to wear a santa hat for a christmas photo! We’re going to attempt it, but she’s not one for costumes…

2 NYC Fit GIrl November 30, 2012 at 9:59 am

Happy Bachalarette weekend!! YAYA!!!!
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3 Beth November 30, 2012 at 9:59 am

GL tomorrow at the half. πŸ™‚ (Lloyd would wear them but not be thrilled about it.)
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4 Liz November 30, 2012 at 10:02 am

That is too funny. I think my dog would probably wear them. She is very laid back. πŸ™‚
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5 Army Amy* November 30, 2012 at 10:22 am

My dog abhors all forms of clothes! It is such a shame because I have some really cute doggles that I’m always trying to get him to wear. If I’m lucky, they last 10 minutes before he paws them off his face. Since I can’t play dress up with my dog, I settle for giving him a lion haircut once a year. My husband hates it (my dog is a 70 pound ball of fur, and looks ridiculous with his hair like that) but I love it!*

6 Brittany @Berries and Barbells November 30, 2012 at 10:36 am

Good luck in the race tomorrow and have a great Bachelorette weekend!
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7 Amber @ Busy, Bold, Blessed November 30, 2012 at 10:43 am

My dog is not a fan, but we do have some cute PJs I’m going to torture her with soon πŸ˜€

Have fun!!!!
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8 Natalie @ Free Range Human November 30, 2012 at 10:44 am

My dog would never stand the reindeer antlers. He would freak! Have so much fun this weekend πŸ™‚
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9 Rachel (Two Healthy Plates) November 30, 2012 at 10:49 am

Awww maddie looks so cute since you can’t see her ears when she wears them =) My dog would definitely not where antlers =( he does have a Santa coat that I got him after Christmas for a $1 one year though
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10 Anne @strawberryjampackedlife November 30, 2012 at 11:12 am

April doesn’t really like the antlers. I have a similar “What the hell are you doing?” picture.
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11 Allison November 30, 2012 at 11:16 am

Have fun chicka!
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12 Chelsea @ Designs on Dinner November 30, 2012 at 11:40 am

I bought a pair of antlers from Target for my cat Artemis. He doesn’t like them at all, but I’m hoping I can snag one quick picture of him for Christmas!
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13 Jean November 30, 2012 at 11:57 am

Haha, none of my family’s dogs have EVER been costume dogs, unfortunately. It’s tragic-don’t they know how cute they look?!
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14 Annette @FitnessPerks November 30, 2012 at 1:28 pm

Love the cute holiday photo!
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15 Karen @ Runner Girl Eats November 30, 2012 at 1:43 pm

Ha my old dog would tolerate any costume/headgear/etc. So cute. Have fun tonight!
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16 TorontoRunner November 30, 2012 at 4:15 pm

hahah Fido looks a littleeee bit annoyed as a reindeer. how cute πŸ˜€
Have a lovely weekend!
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17 Madison @ Pilates Makes You Happy November 30, 2012 at 6:19 pm

Fido looks hilarious!
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18 Katie @ Talk Less, Say More November 30, 2012 at 7:31 pm

Too bad Fido’s not feeling the antlers, he looks so CUTE!
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19 Christine @ BookishlyB November 30, 2012 at 8:44 pm

My Golden would wear them and my lab would eat them.

Have fun! Get super drunk and dance on tables!
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20 Julia H. @ Live Young & Prosper December 2, 2012 at 10:55 am

Oh, that center photo of Fido needs to be on a Christmas card or something. It’s too good! I think we tried putting reindeer antlers on my dog once, but he just whipped his head around and flung them off.
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