*insert dramatic pose – paw over face – here*

Oh, the pain! The cruelty! The unfairness!

Friends, it happened again. Again but different this time. So different.

Let me back up.

I went out to play this afternoon. It was SO beautiful out. Not too hot, not cold. So I went over to my favorite dirt rolling spot. I rolled. Then I rolled some more. Again and again and again. It felt SO good. All the dirt getting all over my skin. Scratching the itches I can’t reach. *roll, roll, roll* *scratch, scratch, scratch*

MUCH BETTER!

*runs up to the porch and jumps on the door to be let in*

Mom: NOODLE! NOT AGAIN! OMG! THAT’S IT! YOU’RE GETTING ANOTHER BATHΒ AND YOU’RE NOT COMING INSIDE FOR IT!

Wait…what? Not coming inside?

10 minutes passed before she came back outside. That’s when it happened. She dragged me onto the deck.

Mom: I’m taking pictures for evidence.

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“But, Mom, look how happy it makes me! Dirty feels SO much better than clean feels!”

 

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“Come on! Look at this smile!”

My friends, it didn’t work.

I got blasted with the hose. Oh, and it wasn’t just any hose water. It was FREEZING hose water.

(Side note from Mom: I actually did feel bad for having to bathe him in such cold water but there was no going inside once I got him wet. He turned into mud.)

I have never felt such cold water in my whole life!

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“I don’t think I’ll ever forgive you for this, Mom”

*sigh*

Mom is insisting that I show you a side-by-side comparison of clean vs. dirty.

Well, hmmm. Okay, I guess I was a little bit dirty.

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About noodle4president

I was a discarded, lost little stray without a house or a family...until my mom found me. Now, I am the happiest, most loved dog in the whole world!

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  1. Amy says:

    Poor baby! I see that stink eye you gave your Mom. It’s 40ish and raining here today- hiding under the blanket weather.

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  2. Cupcake says:

    Hose water??! How humiliating! Humans are funny about dirt. They do not love it nearly enough. Sorry, buddy.

    Love and licks,
    Cupcake

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  3. Oh my, you were dirty Noodle. You look like Kali when she rolled in the oregano and dirt. She got a bath too. She was high on oregano so I don’t think she minded anything. MOL

    Shoko

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  4. WTD???!!!! OH DUDE! I gots to say, that is mighty unfair!!!! I thinks you looked just fine ~ maybe just a little dusty, butts geesh! A BATH?! AND, in front of everyones??! oh dude, I feel ya. Just keep giving your Moms that look of sadness for bein’ hosed with ice cold waters, and more treaties should be comin’ your way….hehehe
    MACY!!!!! GURL!!!! WHAT UP??!!!! OMD, I saw the last postie, and I just KNEW you would win overs Noodle! Who could resist ya??! BOL!!
    Kisses,
    Ruby β™₯

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    • Exactly, Ruby. Just a little dusty. Nothing too serious, right? The humiliation of it all. I think I’m traumatized.
      *ear licks*

      Hiiiiii, Ruby! Isn’t my brother the cutest?! I just love licking him and snuggling with him. Kisses!

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  5. Becky says:

    Poor Noodle! We humans just don’t get you guys. Mine get the same treatment but in the sink! I bet that water was cold but I know your Mom dried you off real good. Do you like to be blow dried or toweled? We have one of each.

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  6. Princess Leah says:

    Brrrr, cold water!?! AND a BAFF….not a good combination there Noodle, I do hope there was plenty of TREATS as compensation!
    Loves and licky kisses
    Princess Leah xxx

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  7. … you got a free mud treatment and your mom washed it away and some humans pay a fortune to get mud on their skin… humans, huh?

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  8. nordhuesn says:

    Yikes!! We know that water is cold and not fun. But you have to admit the saying “don’t bite the hand that feeds you” – or “don’t dirty the hand that feeds you” might be what your Mama is going for. But you did look sooooo happy all dirty!!

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  9. Piglove says:

    Oh sweet friend. The humiliation. I feel you for sure. But you do look squeaky clean now. πŸ™‚ XOXO – Bacon

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  10. Frankie and Ernie says:

    OKAY… this is Wrong on SOOOOOO many levels… We are Certainly Sorry that your Lovely Dirt was FREEZING FIRE HOSE BLASTED away from you…
    BUTT REMEMBER… this is DECEMBER… the MONTH of Retaliation against the PEEPS… like the HUGE Card Counts that we AMASS… and THEY come up Shorter than a Dachshund..
    AND…. this is the month fur WRITING TO SANTA CLAWS… letting him know about all the atrocities we are subjected to during his 11 month absence… SO get to Writing… he will be ON YOUR SIDE. Your peeps will get nothing but Squirrel POOPS in Their Stockings.

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    • Ohhhhhhh! You are SO right. I was thinking of taking Mom to court but maybe talking to Santa is a better idea. You guys are SO smart!!! Squirrel poops. BOL! Thanks for the ideas πŸ™‚ *ear licks*

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  11. Um…just a tad, Noodle. πŸ˜‰

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  12. Nylabluesmum says:

    Dude you were ‘uburr dirty’!!! Mew mew mew…
    Butt to have cold water on you…..bbbrrrrr….oh wait! you live inn sunny Floor-e-da……not like here with snow……mew mew mew……
    Hope there are no more bathss inn yur future Noodle mee Moodle….
    **nose bumpsss** an ~~ear licksss~~ yur Bff, Siddhartha Henry Penry~~ xxxxxxxxxxx

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  13. speedyrabbit says:

    Hehehe yes you were dirty ,but its fun getting dirty ,xx Speedy

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  14. We didn’t see one drop of dirt!!

    Your Pals,

    Murphy & Stanley

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  15. corkscot says:

    Are my eyes deceiving me or did your hair color change from blackish to grayish???

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  16. I like to roll in dirt too, Noodle, but I never get a bath afterwards…I think you’d better come live with me…MOL πŸ˜€ Pawkisses for a lovely day πŸ™‚ ❀

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  17. fredrieka says:

    What horror how can you bear it

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  18. Foley Monster, Pocket and River Song says:

    Oh you poor baby. Sending hugs and a towel

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