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Zeus

~ At Birch Bay

I just had to share these new pictures of Zeus with you! They were taken at Birch Bay which is about a 2 minute walk from our house! I feel so blessed to live here. It was about 80 degrees one night and Mike and I thought Zeus would like to go for a swim! Usually I take him to the beach when the tide is out so that he can run on the sand for a few miles . The bay is really shallow so when the tide goes out, it goes way out! There is lots of room for him to run. That night the tide was coming in so the water was deeper. You can see how much fun he had splashing through the water and chasing his toy!

He is a good swimmer because I take him to the doggy pool nearby to swim occasionally. We went a little further out in the bay and he was able to swim. The water is super warm and he seems to like that…. I do too! 😉 I can’t tell you how much I love him and what a big part of my life he is! He has also learned how to give “kisses”. He crinkles up his lips and lets me kiss him. I know some people think it is gross but my Zeus doesn’t have germs ….right?? Haha

Jeanne & Zeus

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Thank you for sharing with us. I love that Zeus swims and loves the water. What a fabulous place to live and share a life with Zeus.

Nine Candles

~For Zeus and His Littermates


Zeus turned 9 on October 17th! I can still remember the night he was born and hearing from you! I was so excited! Time flies though. I hope you enjoy his birthday pictures. I take some every year on his birthday. You can tell he isn’t too thrilled about the kiss I was going to give him on his snout….his eyes are so funny!


In the picture of him opening his present (a pig ear), you can see he has his left, front foot wrapped up. In July he developed a lump on his toe. I took him to the vet back then and we thought it was a cyst or that something got embedded in his foot out in the field. The Vet couldn’t find anything so we gave him antibiotics and waited for it to heal. Sometimes it would look like it was getting better. I kept it all wrapped up to protect it but it just seemed like it was starting to get worse. I took him to the vet on  Friday. This time he kept him at the office and put him out to take a biopsy of the lump. He sent it out to the lab and we should hear the results in a week. The Vet said that if it’s a tumor that he will have to remove his whole toe. I feel so sorry for the little guy. I just want him to get better so he can go out running through the fields again!


He’s been such a good boy and doesn’t chew on his wrap at all! He knows when it’s time to change it and lays down while I do it without fussing. Of course he gets a treat after I’m done! I will keep you posted on the results of the biopsy. I’m hoping for the best!
Take good care of yourself. I always enjoy hearing from you!


Love,
Jeanne & Zeus

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Jeanne and Zeus (you are a dynamic duo) –the two of you have provided us with so many updates over the years, and each one was much appreciated. We wish you more time to share, and we are ever so thankful for the nine years and all your adventures.

Zeus and More

7 Candles

     ~First Puppachinno

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Here is Zeus enjoying his first Puppacinno at Starbucks on his 7th birthday on October 17th!

Weimaraner Art

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I’ve been working hard on my Weimaraner art that I thought you may like to see. Of course, I use my favorite Weimaraner, Zeus, as a model! 🙂
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I create custom Christmas ornaments from any picture of a pet. It helps if they are clear, close up pictures.  The ornaments are transferred onto painted wood, distress and waxed. They also have a rustic looking wire hook for hanging. The ornaments are around 4″ x 4″ depending on the picture. I also make custom wall art that is a little bigger than the ornaments. I am attaching a picture of the ornaments. I sell them for $15.00 each and all you have to do is email me a picture at: jeannelacasse.decorating@gmail.com or text it to me at:  (360) 441-0112
 
I also make custom signs. I made the above Weimaraner sign (of course). They are done on painted wood, hand painted, distressed and waxed. I can add a rustic hanging wire on the top or on the back of the sign but they also stand on their own. The color of the background is also up to you! I’ve used Grey for obvious reasons. 😉  All lettering is hand painted. I also painted a Weimaraner head but that is optional. I’ve attached the picture of the sign I made. I sell them for $20 each. So, if anyone is interested, I would love to create something special for their home. 
 
 
Jeanne & Zeus

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Hello Weimlovers! Oh, and a Belated Happy Birthday Zeus! We wanted to pass along this information to all of you Weimar–addicts. (OMG) Well, you know what I mean. That Weimaraner sign is a must-have for many I think. (Haha) Of course, I realize you could do other breeds–but here we are all about the Weimaraner. Imagine that!?!
 

Exhausted Weimaraner

~First We Had So much fun

We took Zeus to the coast today for his first day trip. He steered clear of the water but loved the sand and wide open spaces to run. He loved it! Then slept the entire way home! 

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We are so happy to learn that Zeus is doing well–and how we would have loved to be there for the trip to the Oregon Coast.


Friends

Jeanne Writes!

   ~ at the beach with the Weims

Adria and I were thinking of you today while we walked on the beach. I think it’s wonderful how friendships can develop with the help of our dogs! What a coincidence that Adria and I met in a field with Zeus and Gatsby and found out that they both had come from you! Now we walk together quite often.
 
Gatsby & ZeusToday we took them to a beach close to Adria’s house. It was the first time there for Zeus. They had so much fun running on the sand and through the shallow water. Zeus has also developed a taste for starfish, unfortunately.
 
We thought you may enjoy a picture of them romping together and having fun. I’m certain it makes you happy to see them living a good life after they leave you. They are both such good and lovable boys!
 
Thank you for such a wonderful dog and for the friendship that became of it because of the fantastic work that you do! 🙂
 
I hope that you are doing well and think of you often! 
 
Love,
 
Jeanne & Zeus

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Thank you, ladies, for thinking of us. It is fun to see them having such a great romp on the beach. It is heartwarming to know that they are much-loved, too! We appreciate this update. It could not have come at a better time.

GREETINGS FROM FAR EASTERN OREGON

~August 24, 2019

Sunrise October 21 2017

The onion harvest continues. Yesterday as I drove south of our place, I met onion trucks. Later when we headed into town–there were more of the same. Even with the harvest in full-swing, several fields still host the famous Treasure Valley Onion–each field’s production awaiting their turn to head into storage with a hope of an excellent market price.

I love the cross over our property–I hope it is a good omen.

So our hay is doing well after the haircut (Haha)–it is green and growing. We noticed the local straw leaves for delivery as soon as it is cut and baled, but the hay is accumulating in stacks. We are not sure what that means exactly. I am sure we will find out soon enough.

AT OWYHEESTAR

It was another week of Whelp Room work. The floor is done–Cliff has moved onto finishing some trim. We have been doing a lot of various things. Christina took Hattee out for a spin–I meant a walk. She loved it but couldn’t get back to the house quick enough. We have been ear cleaning and that kind of thing. Things look good.

This Week On the Blog…

You who sent us an update have helped us with summer blog posts–that means a lot! I have one in the pipeline for early next week. I think I am running low, but I expect something new will come along soon. You all have been fabulous.

Sunday— August 19 — Francee

Monday–-August 20— Ruger

Tuesday — August 21 — Going on Vacation

Wednesday — August 22 — Winchester

Thursday –- August 22 —  Willow’s Wall

Friday — August 23 — Zeus

On a very personal note

~At The Old Farmhouse

Our emphasis has been general clean up–eliminating things we don’t need, and organizing inside and out. I think we are making a huge dent, but it seems endless. I am remembering when Cliff and were selling real estate, and we would show a farm with the abundant accumulation of whatnot. I would always think about what it would take to clean that place up. Well–working on our place, which had a moderate accumulation after about 70 years of farming, it causes me to shudder. I think you would need several trucks and a large crew to make a dent in such a situation. (OMG) So, I am sure we are a long way from being done. When we depart this world–what is left will become our kid’s problem. (OMG) Or possibly, our grandchildren’s problem. Who can guess?

Cliff has been on the tractor cleaning up the edges and keeping our road around the property travel-ready. Inside, he has been working on the whelp room–but he also has to get Suzie-stacker (our second washer and dryer) moved out. We order a new set–I am sad to see Suzie go. No joke–I loved her a lot.

~The Gardening Girls and more

Here is the youngest great-granddaughter (River Rose). These girls love their flowers. And this year–we have an entire bed of cutting flowers. It makes us all happy. Of course, we love the red sunflowers a lot. Next year I simply must have hibiscus. I could not acquire a plant this year.

The Gardening Girls were here–and for once they could be out with Ashley and I. The mosquitoes of late have been brutal–even spray wasn’t keeping them away. So, all too often, they were inside with me while Ashley picked and watered. I am embarrassed to admit our garden has been sadly neglected–but happy to report it is still producing better than expected. Ashley and I canned pickles yesterday.

The raised beds with ground cover cloth help a lot. We are in a battle with squash bugs–but so far we have not lost the battle. It is better than last year. Ashley’s gardening girlfriends have reported the loss of all their zucchini plants. I think we are fortunate.

Cliff and I are doing pretty-much okay. There are good days, and sometimes, we face challenges. Overall, we are more than hanging in there. Cliff’s seeing the Oncologist again (or his Nurse Practitioner) after they do another blood draw. You have to think they are selling this stuff for the amount they take. (OMG)

2018 Weekly Synopsis

This Week on the Blogweimaraner sign

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Once again, I find myself ever so thankful for folks who took the time and effort to update us–especially with a story as well as a photo. Did you notice Jeanne’s creations? If not, check out the Zeus and More link below. She can make any breed or put words, names, or whatever sentiment you are looking to get on a sign for you. Her price is very reasonable. Check it out! We want to support our Weimaraner folks, right?

Cliff and Stackhouse got out to hunt and collect a couple of birds along with all too many cockleburrs. (OMG) It had been a while since I had the joy of picking them out of a Weim. Bella made her first trip to Brookings–I am so envious. I love the Oregon Coast–the beach experience. Loki and Moxie delighted us with their fun news. It was all such a blessing to share. Thanks again!

Sunday— November 4 — Pheasant Finally (Stackhouse reporting)

Monday–- November 5 — More From (Bella and Levi)

Tuesday — November 6 — Training Update (Loki)

Wednesday —November 7 — Zeus and More

Thursday –-November 8 — Finds and Whatnot (Bella at Brookings)

Friday — November 9 — Sealed with a Kiss (Moxie)

On a very personal note

Cliff has been busy keeping the Weims tended as well as making a few small repairs. I suppose the big news of the week was that we both had had our annual wellness with our Primary Physician. We have received a phone call about the blood work results. Overall they were good–Cliff’s white cell count is up, but it has been. Nonetheless, it is nowhere near where treatment would be required. We are very thankful for that news. I anxiously await the full results so I can compare numbers. I am like that. (Haha)

You might have read the Facebook comments on the Boise State -Fresno game that took place late last night. If not, I will make a quick comment here. It was a spectacular win for the Broncos–despite being down their long-distance threat and three excellent defenders. If this game is any indication, I see some of these current players will be making it to the NFL. It was an outstanding effort for the younger players to step up and bring home the win. Stackhouse did his usual Boise State Mojo-thing. It was a late night, but a lot of fun.

At Six

Our Beloved Zeus

     ~ Celebrating Six Years (December 10th)

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6 years ago yesterday we brought Zeus home! I just want to let you know how thankful we are to you and Cliff. He is such a wonderful dog! We love him so much! He has a personality like no other dog we have ever had.
 
my baby boyFrom the moment I saw him, I fell in love with him, and my bond with him grows even stronger every day. He’s such a silly boy… always keeping us entertained. He is also a perfect companion for me and enjoys doing things with me. Hiking and swimming are his favorite things!
 
I have him enrolled in a class now called “Obstacle Course.” He loves being in school again! In it, he learns to go over and through all sorts of obstacles. He has to learn to go through it slowly… ha-ha that’s funny! Zeus go slow?? He thinks it’s an agility course and buzzes right through it!
 
In the last class, we had he learned to stop in between each obstacle and stand and wait before he moved on. He was such a good boy! Another challenge for him is to wait his turn while the other dogs have their turn. He loves it so much he doesn’t want to wait. I bring lots of stuff to keep him entertained while he waits and that seems to work well. The teacher has been very impressed with him!
 
Thank you again for 6 years of happiness… I am looking forward to lots more!
 
Have a very Merry Christmas also!
 
Jeanne & Zeus

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Dear Friend and Weimlover–we are thrilled to hear from you. We remember the day you picked up Zeus (as well as Gibson). Gib need a ride north because of issues that with his families travel from Canada south. It was so gracious of you to help out another family.

We have enjoyed the many updates on Zeus life, and your Facebook snaps too! It warms our hearts to know he has brought you so much joy and is so loved. Of course, we hope he lives a long life–so we wish you many more birthdays to celebrate. Thank you, for all you do with and for him. We are indeed blessed to know you!

Birthday Boy

Six Candles for Zeus

birthday 3Yesterday (October 17th) was Zeus’s 6th birthday! (Shela) I know we always see each other’s posts on Facebook but I also like to keep in touch with you by email.
 
Zeus had a busy day yesterday! First thing in the morning he went off to daycare to play with all of his friends as a special treat! He loves going to daycare when he stays at the kennel when we go on vacation. I can tell because he runs to greet the girls when he goes through the door!  He seems to be very popular there also. The girls always say what a sweet boy he is! 🙂
 
The night before I made some homemade Chunky peanut butter doggy biscuits to take with him for all of his friends and his human friends got chocolate chip cookies from him!
 
 After he came home and had his dinner it was time to open his present! He doesn’t play with toys so much anymore so he got a “Bully Stick”. It was a present from his Grandma in Buffalo, NY!
 
Well after that it was picture time. I like to get a picture taken with him every year on his birthday. He cooperated very well so I know he was tired out! Haha! You can see from his eyes that he had an exciting birthday! 😉
 
I just want to thank you again for such a wonderful dog! I love him so much! Time goes by much too fast…. it seems like yesterday he was just celebrating his first birthday! He is still a big puppy to me… my baby. 
 
Jeanne & Zeus
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Cliff and I are happy to read that Zeus is well and celebrating his 6th birthday. Thank you, Jeanne, for always remembering us. We truly appreciate it.

Our Naughty Weim

Roy boy is doing well!

~He is pure muscle and sass.

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He has a few aggressive tendencies, on a leash and when anyone enters our house without a proper introduction he will go after someone. Off leash he is totally fine and friendly.  I am unsure of why he’s decided to be so naughty on leash and over the house as we socialized so much! Parks and camping and family gatherings all the time!
Roy8He is so sweet and loving to us, like putty in our hands he is and to everyone else he knows and loves. We wouldn’t trade him for the work he is such a character!
Although his brother, on the other hand, would gladly trade him 😉 Zeus is old and can’t keep up with Roy for too long!