Wednesday, June 06, 2007

Duke: The Story Behind The Story

Hi everydoggie! A few of you left comments on our last post regarding my life before I came to live with Mom & Dad, and Pug Mommy was curious about how I came to live with them. Well, it might not be the most interesting story in the world, but here it is. And no Norman, I was not a "Junkyard Dog". But I wish I was, that sounds kinda cool.

When I was really little, I lived with another human family. The little humans in that family loved me, and I loved them too. But unfortunately, they already had two other dogs, and those dogs did not love me. Especially a mean old Beagle, who used to pick on me and beat me up all the time. It's kind of embarrassing to admit now, but it's true. I'm quite sure that if I was to run into that mean old Beagle now, I would rip him a new one. But back then, I was just a little guy.

So anyway, the big human decided that I would come and stay at his work, which just happened to be a used car lot. And as if being around a bunch of used car salesmen wasn't bad enough, the lot was right on Highway 99, which is a busy four lane highway. Twice I was able to escape from the lot, and run around on the highway. Chasing those cars around was great fun, but in retrospect, probably not a very wise choice. Amazingly, I was uninjured.

Around this time, Mom and Dad decided that they wanted another pug to keep Gidget company when they were away at work. They heard about me, and Mom hurried over to meet me. Well, it was love at first sight, and after paying the big human a sizeable transfer fee (I believe it was somewhere around 4 or 5 million dollars), the rest, as they say, is history. So like I said, it's not the most interesting tale, but that's my story and I'm sticking to it. If anybody is interested in purchasing the movie rights to my story, please feel free to email my Mom & Dad.

Duke Out

17 Comments:

At 9:31 PM, Blogger Ruby Bleu said...

Duke that's a great story...I'm so glad you found Gidgey and your new family. So much better than getting beaten up by beagles, chasing cars or dealing with slimey salesmen!

Lots of Licks, Ruby

 
At 10:12 PM, Blogger Boo said...

duke, that's not interesting and what else?? aren't you glad you can have gidget as a companion instead of chasing cars which might get you killed?

wet wet licks

Boo

 
At 4:08 AM, Blogger Ronin_The_Pug said...

Great story Duke boy! You are a very special little puggy! And a lucky one because you escaped without any injury after chasing cars!

 
At 8:50 AM, Blogger Pug Mommy said...

Wow Duke! I bet you are so much happier living in your home keeping Gidget company. I am so glad your mommy and daddy found you!

 
At 9:45 AM, Blogger Page said...

That is such a great story, Duke! So glad your parents found you!

 
At 9:55 AM, Blogger Goodboy Norman Featherstone said...

You aren't a junkyard dog? That's kind of disappointing. I still think you can claim it as true though. It was a used car lot, and I'm sure there were some junkers on the lot.

 
At 10:25 AM, Blogger Punchbugpug said...

Duke, your one lucky Puggy!!!!

 
At 12:15 PM, Blogger Suki said...

Oh, Duke, I'm so sorry you had to live with used car salesmen. Ew. That's a fate I wouldn't wish on my worst enemy (the mop).

I'm glad you found a good home. Gidget is lucky to have you :)

Puggy kisses
Suki

 
At 2:18 PM, Anonymous Flori said...

Hi Duke,
I like your story. What long lasts...
Would you like to sign my guest book? Have a look on my blog (you are on my blogroll...)
Wet licks from Flori

 
At 3:22 PM, Blogger Ferndoggle said...

Those pesky old beagles! A bunch of meanies, they are.

Well you were certainly worth at LEAST 4 or 5 million dollars. I'm sure your folks think that's the best $$ they ever spent! That & the 2 or 3 million they paid for Gidget.

Sherman, Penny & Lola

 
At 3:51 PM, Blogger Tofu Burger said...

Hi Duke... I know Highway 99. Wasn't it super duper scary running around there? You are the bravest pug I know. I bet you closed a lot of deals at that car lot, that's why the large transfer fee right?

Loves,
Tofu

 
At 5:24 PM, Blogger Rocco's Mom said...

You're priceless Duke!!

 
At 9:46 PM, Blogger Lorenza said...

Hi, Duke.
Your story is interesting. I am so happy you found your lovely family. Money well spent!
Have a good night
Lorenza

 
At 10:23 PM, Blogger Winston said...

Hey Duke,
You'll always be a junkyard dog to me.

Your Protege,
The Grand Duke

 
At 8:33 AM, Blogger Balboa said...

I'm so glad your story had a happy ending, you found your forever family.

If you ever come across that mean beagle, let me know and I help you teach him a lesson.

Frenchie Snorts
Balboa

 
At 7:58 PM, Blogger Peanut said...

I'm glad you found your mom and dad and gidget. I'm also glad you never got hit by a car. That beagle sure was mean wasn't he.

 
At 10:31 PM, Blogger nickee said...

i tink disney will be interested to buy ur story, please make sure u will be the leading hero actor bfore u sell it.

happy that you found a forever home.

hugsXoXo

 

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