The many toys Ryder loves

We’ve already established that Ryder loves snuggling with objects that aren’t necessarily meant for her.

It always makes me laugh to see which new toy she decides to snuggle with – or just parade around.

It’s not always what one may think. Sometimes she’ll pass right by the plush, fuzzy toy and go for a sneaker.

But sometimes the plush, fuzzy toy will do.

Sometimes the toy is as big as her.

Sometimes it hasn’t even been taken out of the box yet (and it belongs to her little human cousin, to boot).

But sometimes carrying around all those toys gets to be a little much, and she just wants to snuggle with a nice, soft toucan puppet. And then? I rush to get my camera as my heart melts.

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  1. 3.5.09
    nik said:

    He and Timothy MUSt be related…:) I spent my morning chasing the following things out of his mouth…the remote, Taylor’s Lent picutre, a towel, a book, his leash (ok, that one I get), my show, a brush, an envelope. That was literally the last 10 minutes. But I DO love the little “prance” that he does with his head us as to not step on whatever he is toting around.

  2. 3.5.09
    nik said:

    oops, I meant, “my shoe”!

  3. 3.5.09
    Joanna Monts said:

    I love reading your blog and seeing your dogs. My “Penny” does the same thing with my daughter’s toys.

  4. 3.5.09

    The remarkable thing about my precious little granddog, Ryder, is that she never, ever destroys anything. She never even gets her special little things wet or mushy. She is gentle and kind to her “things”! And quiet! Yesterday, she was parading around my house with one of my Ugg boots! Of course, I let her! Oh… how I LOVE that little girl!

  5. 3.5.09

    I love these pictures. They do a great job of capturing her fun loving personality.

    Our ScrewBall loves to greet us with a toy every time we come home. You never know if it will be one of his or something my daughter left out. The cutest part of his ritual is that the toy is a gift for one of us. If you try to take the toy and it is not for you he will duck his head a little and back away. Only his intended giftee is allowed to remove that present from his mouth.
    It’s so cute and loving and fun!!

  6. 3.6.09
    Heather said:

    She’s such a beauty, Jane! It’s so cute the things they pick to snuggle with! By the way, we finally got our puppy! I posted pics of him today. Although, it’s tough getting a good pic of him because he’s so dark. I need to take tips from you 🙂

  7. 3.6.09

    Photo #2 = HILARIOUS.

    Apparently everyone loves Dora. 🙂

  8. 3.6.09
    Erin said:

    Now that is one cute dog!!

  9. 3.6.09
    Luci said:

    What a cutie! And when I say this I’m not kidding….. there can never be too many cute doggie pictures! More! More!

  10. 3.8.09
    Nadine said:

    That’s so cute – especially the one with the shoe.

  11. 3.9.09

    Oh I love how the first pic captures a bit of her absolutely lovely and beautiful coat! She’s precious. And how cute that your mom let’s her play “dress up” with her uggs. LOL

  12. 3.9.09
    C said:

    Such beautiful pics, Jane! Absolutely precious!! XO

  13. 3.10.09

    Awww, Ryder!! Sophie does the same thing, especially when she’s scared. If we’re out of her sight, she has to have a stuffed animal in her mouth and she’ll run around crying with it.

    Those pictures are so beautiful. Ryder’s eyes are just incredibly adorable!

  14. 3.10.09

    Just added your giveaway button, btw. Love the design. 🙂

  15. 3.12.09
    Hilary said:

    Your dog is like my daughter! She has so many different favorite toys!

    Dogs and kids…one in the same!

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