My Dog Rex

© Laura E. Swan

My Dog Rex

Avril Young level-classic 12/2/2012 1:26:45 AM

he is rather cute, but I think I will keep away from your place ;) Beautiful Laura! #1501378

Laura E. Swan level-classic 12/2/2012 1:34:29 AM

Lol... :D

Ohhhh, don't be scared. He's relatively harmful!


Thanks Avril and night night! (For me anyway).

-Laura :D #10446095

Avril Young level-classic 12/2/2012 1:37:45 AM

good thing I live in Australia Laura..took the photo in September while on holiday there ..:) ha ha

good night sweet dreams.. #10446100

Laura E. Swan level-classic 12/2/2012 1:42:08 AM

Lucky YOU! For sure! Lol...The police just called and...well, you don't want to know. #10446104

Bojan Bencic level-classic 12/2/2012 3:04:39 AM

Very cute dog, Laura. You tought it some very nice tricks. :o) #10446132

Jeff Robinson level-classic 12/2/2012 3:24:18 AM

A real fun and storytelling capture Laura! #10446145

Chris Ebben level-classic 12/2/2012 3:31:20 AM

I bet you don't have many unwanted visitors in your yard with a dog like this!!! Lucky for him you took him in & taught him all those special tricks, very caring of you=^..^= #10446155

Robert R. Goodman level-classic 12/2/2012 4:22:12 AM

Hi Laura,LOL!!sure is a big dog my friend.Bet that's one heck of a bath time.Great capture!!!! #10446212

Colette M. Metcalf level-classic 12/2/2012 4:30:32 AM

LOL! I don't think I wanna meet him face to face!!Terrific image! #10446226

Terry Cervi level-classic 12/2/2012 6:26:23 AM

You won't see me visiting you anytime soon, Ms.Laura! LOL! What a cute shot and fun narrative! #10446399

Monnie Ryan 12/2/2012 7:12:49 AM

Bet he's a holy terror when he gets hungry, though! Cute one, Laura! #10446459

Ellen Hodges level-classic 12/2/2012 8:20:34 AM

Verrrry cute capture, Laura!!!! #10446562

Stan Kwasniowski level-classic 12/2/2012 8:33:13 AM

Laura, when I saw this image and title I burst out laughing, poor Rex, I thought he was extinct, but than goodness you have the last one as a pet #10446582

Laura E. Swan level-classic 12/2/2012 10:05:38 AM

I am laughing to tears here. Lol...I have been waiting for you all to show up to hear your reactions to my new dog.

Uh oh. He just woke up. I gotta run! Literally.

Daydream.. Pictures, Images and Photos #10446656

John Connolly level-classic 12/2/2012 1:03:56 PM

Love your new pet, Sister Swanee! I must put your logistics into overdrive if you take him on holidays with you! #10446979

Laura E. Swan level-classic 12/2/2012 1:12:41 PM

Next stop...Australia! Ha!!!

Good to see you bro! :D #10446989

Wm Nosal 12/2/2012 2:06:00 PM

*<:) Ha!! Laura!
I Thought Cats Were Hard To Take Care Of
*<;) #10447087

Stephen Zacker 12/2/2012 2:09:02 PM

What does food run you a month? :-)
Made me laugh #10447102

Nancy L. Green level-classic 12/2/2012 3:00:27 PM

Must be lots of fun cleaning up the yard!!! Wonderful capture dear friend, I LOVE your sense of humor!!! <>< #10447222

Laura E. Swan level-classic 12/2/2012 3:20:43 PM

I think I bit off more than I can chew rescuing old REX from the inhumane society a few days back.

He is eating me out of house and home. Oh wait. Right. He ate the house, too! But I do have a nice tent I live in now and REX hates the smell of mosquito repellent so I just keep spraying it all over the tent and my sleeping bag. (And me). SO FAR SO GOOD.

I'm sure things will calm down soon and all will be fine.

HEY! What was that blood curdling scream??? REX! NO! STOP! (That silly dog just loves chasing the postman. Glad it's a young fellow. Good runner that one!)

Now, to order more trees for the yard. Let me see.......


Patrick Rouzes level-classic 12/2/2012 4:40:29 PM

Only you, Swanee!!!
Exceptional clarity, lighting, tones, textures & pov! Good luck, my friend!

Reynaldo D. Reyes level-classic 12/2/2012 10:50:01 PM

I'll definitely have second thoughts about petting Rex and I'd better find a bone for a treat, a really big bone! Awesome capture, love the way it towers in the sky. Excellent work Laura. #10447850

Nadia Paul level-classic 12/3/2012 2:47:28 AM

Well he definitely is cute - BUT - needs to go to doggy training! Fun capture with great light and detail Laura! #10447999

Mary K. Robison level-classic 12/3/2012 7:09:26 AM

Pommy, you need to hire the Dog Whisperer to bring Rex's roar down to a manageable level. However, that won't keep the mailman, et. al., from screeching their lungs out as they set a new record for running a mile...
I got a chuckle checking out Rex's "portrait" ~ lovely smile, great pov, and the blue sky looks SO good with his doggy color. I also enjoyed the Johnny Depp clip, because ~ well, it's Johnny Depp! HAH!!
You must be feeling pretty perky these days. Your story-telling skills are as sharp as ever. Nice to see the "old" Pom again ~ not that 29 is old! Double HAH!!
Maresie Doats :-D

Laura E. Swan level-classic 12/3/2012 9:34:01 AM

Doozie Dotes here! Hi Gang. Gosh I slept like a log last night.

I don't mean that I slept well, I mean that I had to pretend I was a log so Rex wouldn't see me. He seems to be turning on me a tiny bit. Thank goodness for brown clothing and woodsy perfumes. (And that insect repellant!)

I am so happy for your notes of advice here and I am going to rent a 63 foot long flat bed truck today and this puppy is going to obedience school. No more of this bad attitude nonsense. Not with any dog of mine!!! No bones about it except that big bone Rey was talking about. We live in Alberta. An area with one of the largest dinosaur finds in the world and I had a few bones excavated yesterday.

Yippeeeeeeee! We are making headway.

Rex seems happy this morning. I cant even hear him.

Uh oh. Wait. He's gone. I better call the fire department again. Little Rex doesn't mean to but he takes down electrical wires when he leaves the yard and it gets tricky with the neighbors when the wires dangle in their yards.

I will keep the generator going so I can keep reading your handy notes.

Thanks everyone!!!!!!!!!!

Have a great day!!! Ha!



Carol L. Fowler 12/3/2012 4:51:46 PM

Can we borrow him for the Rex Parade next Mardi Gras down in N'Awlins?? As you must realize, it is the most respected and prestigious parades in New Orleans society! Don't respect this Rex, and it's the LAST thing you do! #10449122

Mary K. Robison 12/4/2012 7:11:26 AM

It's 7 AM, Doozie-Pom, so I won't be spilling any bons mots this morning...Just a reminder to wear rubber-soled boots when Rex is out amusing himself by trashing the electrical wires. Rain is NOT your friend at that time!
I think Carol's suggestion re: Mardi Gras is a splendid one. Can you picture all the jaws dropping whenever Rex's float rounds a corner? Let the good times roll, but head for the hills!! #10450255

Kirsten Kiki Kjaer level-classic 12/4/2012 9:48:10 AM

Oh, Sister. Giggle Giggle Laughing of loud!! You are so funny.
And this is such an amazing image of your cute (little) pet.
The colors and details are - no kidding - really fantastic. And your pov is too. You caught his eye in such a way that I feel he's watching me. Oh - wait - he is!!!!!! WUAHHHHHHHHHH!!

Now I'm looking into the future. Let me see... yes - I see GOLD!!! #10450494

Laura E. Swan level-classic 12/4/2012 10:43:17 AM

You guys are so fun :) I have some bad news.

Rex is missing. His tracks were easy to see until he left the grassy areas and hit the highway heading east towards The Drumheller Badlands.

I hired 200 people yesterday to look for him out there in the badlands. It's nothing like the Canadian Rockies that are plush and green. Why in the WORLD would REX want to go there???

Here is the footage. At the end of this tape that one of the 200 people took, to my shock, see something very very odd. Does REX know something we don't know???


Tammy Espino 12/4/2012 7:45:59 PM

What a great story and fun read!! :) #10451316

Laura L. Gonzales level-classic 12/4/2012 10:32:36 PM

Hey Emmy, I think Rex met up with my Big Red Dog Clifford!! I think the both of them are hanging out at the new dog park at the "Giants" stadium! Hee hee :) Hope the come back soon, Clifford has 60 lbs of kibble waiting!! And thats just a snack lol! #10451400

Mary K. Robison 12/4/2012 11:21:03 PM

"The Dinosaur Capital of North America" ~ how cool is that?!?!(And not just because it's in a cave!)
Looks like Rex got homesick and missed his mommy. Was that him we saw headed for the cave? He probably wanted to visit his toothy grandma inside.
Maybe it's best he stays with his oversized relatives and friends. "Stick to your own kind", and all that. But whatever happens from here, we all know you can handle it, Pom!

Laura E. Swan level-classic 12/4/2012 11:47:43 PM

Oh, Laura Lee. I'm so sorry to hear Clifford has taken an adventure, too. Maybe they are indeed paling around?

Hmmmmmmmm...the Giants stadium! Makes sense!

I have news about REX.

Stand by! #10451433

Laura E. Swan level-classic 12/4/2012 11:48:14 PM

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Yulianto Soeroso 12/5/2012 3:54:30 AM

brrr I scare rex hahaha #10451677

Stan Kwasniowski 12/6/2012 8:50:00 PM

Laura, your "the best" #10454086

Stan Kwasniowski 12/6/2012 11:17:59 PM

Laura, your one of the spark plugs that keeps BP on track for friendlyness and humour #10454163

Stan Kwasniowski 12/6/2012 11:18:00 PM

Laura, your one of the spark plugs that keeps BP on track for friendlyness and humour #10454164

Stan Kwasniowski 12/6/2012 11:18:00 PM

Laura, your one of the spark plugs that keeps BP on track for friendlyness and humour #10454165

Stan Kwasniowski 12/6/2012 11:18:01 PM

Laura, your one of the spark plugs that keeps BP on track for friendlyness and humour #10454166

Laura E. Swan level-classic 12/6/2012 11:34:39 PM

Wow, Stan. Thank you and I adore hearing compliments again and again.


Smiling here and flattered, too.

Night night! :D #10454175

Patricia A. Casey level-classic 12/7/2012 5:23:41 AM that I spent the last umpteen minutes reading this blog and cracking up all the way......Laura you have to write a book......or do stand up comedy....or maybe you do already! Bring Rexie along when you find him....I'm sure he'll be a crowd pleaser....have a glorious day, Canada Kin.....Hugs #10454474

Laura E. Swan level-classic 12/7/2012 9:23:07 AM

Hi Patricia! I do love BP so much and it's because of the people!

It's good for us to ham it up. Life can be just so serious otherwise. :)

You come on back any time you need a good laugh. Many of my thread are hilarious and it's the BPers who get crazy at times. Ahahahahahaha! :))))))

Come on back to Canada. I'd sure love to meet you.

-Laura :D


Douglas Perry level-classic 12/16/2012 10:43:08 AM

Nice doggie, nice doggie. Hope he does not like to jump up and or pee on my leg! #10466537

Laura E. Swan level-classic 12/16/2012 10:48:06 AM

Mr Treeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee! Where have you been? I've missed you!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

You know, REX was pretty nice to the trees. It was the house he demolished. Darn it all anyway...

HOWEVER he chewed off all of the tree-tops. Don't get near him or you might be in the market for a tree toupee. (So they even make them?) hmmmmm......

Oh wait..."Top a tree and watch it fill out at the bottom". You'd be looking at weight gain. Ha!

-Miss Rose #10466545

Douglas Perry level-classic 12/16/2012 11:11:49 AM

It is not nice to mess with Mother Nature! #10466585

Laura E. Swan level-classic 12/16/2012 11:30:18 AM

I know. It's just not natural. I am glad he found his Mama. I didn't want to tell you but I did have to buy a whole bunch more trees. It was not a pretty picture after REX living here for only a week. #10466607

Lydia Williams level-classic 12/19/2012 1:27:13 PM

Love your puppy, Laura! What a great protector...I am still slacking here...unable to do much so as not to aggravate any galls! :) See surgeon tomorrow....need to get back to bp! #10471000

Laura E. Swan level-classic 12/19/2012 1:31:07 PM

Lydia! So good to see you. I saw the surgeon YESTERDAY! What a group hey??? Lol...I had oral surgery and am sitting here with Gauze in my mouth. Sure glad REX has found his REAL home now...The smell of human blood seemed to spark his interest a bit! HAHAHAHAHAHA!

I have thought of you so many times. Please do exactly as your "Gall" Darned Dr's say! Ha! :))) Promise me? Or Santa's Elves will be taking notes. Just ask Wm! :)))

-Love, Sister Laura :D xo #10471004

Wm Nosal 12/19/2012 2:06:40 PM

:) Their Everywhere... Watching...
And Reporting Back To Santa #10471018

Laura E. Swan level-classic 12/19/2012 2:13:26 PM

Good Gracious! They are everywhere! Ha!

Thanks for your up to the minute reporting, Wm!

GOOD JOB! #10471021

Lydia Williams level-classic 12/19/2012 2:56:25 PM

Oh, Oh...ok, You are quick on the draw, Laura! I have to be good, so as not to move anything around....yikes...darn!
Enough of this dr. stuff for 2012!
Spy Elf Wm....Who's watching you? #10471065

Wm Nosal 12/19/2012 3:53:34 PM

Yes Lydia...Spy Elfes Everywhere
Their On All The Street Corners In Town
and UpTown and Even Downtown
I Don't Know, But I Have It On Authority
Each Person Has At Leased 12 Spy Elfes
Person Per Shift (3 Shifts in 24 Hours)
Saw The Last Shift In The Bakery Night
Eating Christmas Cookies and Drinking
HC While Filling In Reports
The Bakery Has Wi Fi
They Seem To Like Red Cars :) #10471145

Christine Lobsinger level-classic 12/20/2012 5:35:41 AM

This is HILAARRIOUS Laura...
Love your DOG!
Smiling Chris #10471950

Lydia Williams level-classic 12/20/2012 5:37:38 AM

We are outnumbered....I love red cars too:) Laura and I are good girls!!! #10471954

Irene Colling level-classic 2/1/2013 3:24:32 PM

I think I will pass on petting your dog Laura.

Jill Odice level-classic 3/1/2013 12:11:50 AM

Too funny! Our dog was named Rex and my husband loves dinosaurs :-) #10590781

Laura E. Swan level-classic 3/1/2013 12:32:28 AM

Hi Everyone! This adventure was so fun and I am grateful I didn't have to go through it ALONE with my dog REX. he was a handful!

Lydia- Listen to Wm on the elf's. It;s no word of a lie!


Thanks Chrissy! HeeHee


Irene - He's great at shoveling snow..or was that digging ditches?? I will send him your way if I ever see him again okay?? I know you need a hand down there.


Jill be sure your hubby see's this one. (But be sure he doesn't head to the pet store there was only ONE T-Rex dog. I suspect the T-stood for thunder. Read this thread for the rest of the story! Lol!)

Thanks all!

-Laura :D #10590795

Laura E. Swan level-classic 6/23/2014 12:14:31 AM

Okay People - I'm putting this one in for the MONTHLY THEME! (Cute Pet Photos)

Think Rex has a fighting chance? I've never seen him fight but he might be able to hold his own?! #11070088

Lydia Williams level-classic 6/23/2014 5:31:14 PM

He he, love this Laura,..go ahead...please. I bet there are lots of people that would love him...:) #11070434

Laura E. Swan level-classic 6/23/2014 5:32:00 PM

Okay! I'll do it! Hee Hee :D #11070435

Laura L. Gonzales level-classic 7/29/2014 12:58:55 AM

Congratulations on you staff fav!!!!!!!!! Good luck in the next round! Rex deserves it! Lol #11093956

Lydia Williams level-classic 7/29/2014 5:20:46 AM

Yay, Laura!! so glad you entered...I love it...:) Congratulations! #11094120

Mary K. Robison level-classic 7/29/2014 9:58:32 AM

Congratulations to you and Rex for your SF, Pom! Bet you're smiling as big as HE is! #11094337

JO ANN CLEVELAND level-classic 7/30/2014 8:15:04 AM

Congrats on your Staff Favorite girl! Too cute!

jo ann c.

Kathy Salerni level-classic 7/30/2014 4:53:31 PM

Big congrats on your Finalist and good luck in the next round, Laura! #11095598

Wm Nosal 7/30/2014 5:43:23 PM

Congratulations, Laura! #11095783

Laura E. Swan level-classic 7/30/2014 6:06:29 PM

Thank You photo: thank you th822040iz19jhaj6c.gif

EVERYONE! :) I am tickled (and smiling big!) that you have visited and for REX big honor! :D

I just saw him not long ago. Running by. I felt it in my coffee cup 10 minutes before he actually got here! He must be close by. Wait until he hears!

-Pommy LuluLaura :) #11095875

Ellen Hodges level-classic 7/30/2014 8:51:03 PM

Huge congrats on a super fantastic FINALIST, Laura!!, #11096086

Ellen Hodges level-classic 7/30/2014 8:52:14 PM

Huge congrats on a super fantastic FINALIST, Laura!!, #11096088

Ellen Hodges level-classic 7/30/2014 8:52:57 PM

Huge congrats on a super fantastic FINALIST, Laura!!, #11096089

Laura L. Gonzales level-classic 7/30/2014 11:26:52 PM

WHOOP WHOOP! !! CONGRATULATIONS!!!! YEA REX! GIVE THAT DOG. ..I MEAN, DINOSAUR, a bone! !! Wtg sis! !!! Glad you got an award for this excellent image! :) #11096149

Mary K. Robison level-classic 7/31/2014 12:06:56 AM

CONGRATULATIONS on your charming Finalist, Pommers!! I think I just felt Rex doing the Happy Dance!
Fingers crossed for you in the next round, sweet friend!

Lydia Williams level-classic 7/31/2014 8:20:30 AM

Yipee Laura!! So glad to see this finalist award...c'mon gold!

Laura E. Swan level-classic 7/31/2014 8:35:56 AM

Hi Ladies! I think ALL the REX's of the world are doing the happy dance. Word travels fast in their world. One pounds it's foot 3 times and then they all do down the line.

THAT BEING SAID if you feel shaking and rumbling like that you MIGHT be living on the CALIFORNIA FAULT LIKE as well! Two out of four of you that commented MIGHT BE! HeeHee!!!

Thanks so much! Great seeing you all!
-Laura LuLu Pommy Doodle! #11096672

Stan Kwasniowski level-classic 7/31/2014 12:49:19 PM

Laura, congratulations #11097260

Debbie Bray level-classic 7/31/2014 3:06:57 PM

Oh Laura Lou Lou, big congratulations on making a finalist with your gorgeous pet Rex, even Freddy Flinstone would be proud to own him!! I love that the judges have picked him to be in the finals, and here's hoping for gold!!! #11097374

Robert R. Goodman level-classic 8/3/2014 7:55:09 AM

Big Congratulations on your beautiful finalist my friend!!!! #11100263

Laura E. Swan level-classic 8/3/2014 8:45:15 AM

Thank You photo: THANK YOU THANKYOU-SILVER-01.gif
Stan, Debbie and Bobby Ray!

I was so thrilled that Rexy got a FINALIST. It does show that the judges have a sense of humor. Either that or they really thought we have dinosaurs here in Canada, (for pets!)

We DO have dinosaurs here and I live in an Igloo, so don't get that wrong!

Okay see you great folks later. My dog sled needs oiling! I only need one dog. Guess who?


Great fun and Thank You Again!
-Laura Lou Lou :D #11100298

Reynaldo D. Reyes level-classic 8/3/2014 7:55:42 PM

Great finalist Laura. Love your doggie. Fantastic clarity and colors. #11100765

Kirsten Kiki Kjaer level-classic 8/5/2014 6:09:12 AM

HUUGE CONGRATULATIONS on this amazing finalist, SSSLala.

I love everything about it, including the title.

P.S. Sorry it took me so long to get here. #11102075

Laura E. Swan level-classic 8/11/2014 3:05:03 PM

Hi Rey! Hi SSSKiki! I am here on the new BP format and boy is this strange! Thank you both for your wonderful comments and I hope you are both keeping VERY WELL! :D #11105967

Laura E. Swan level-classic 8/11/2014 3:05:44 PM

Hi Rey! Hi SSSKiki! I am here on the new BP format and boy is this strange! Thank you both for your wonderful comments and I hope you are both keeping VERY WELL! :D #11105969

Chris Ebben level-classic 8/11/2014 3:56:02 PM

That's a little heartening to hear you find the new format strange, not just me & John!! #11106000

Stephen Zacker level-classic 8/14/2014 10:43:00 AM

Congratulations.. what do you feed him? #11107942

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He Knows Many Tricks.

He Can:

1) Fetch... (The Children)
2) Roll Over... (The Car)
3) Play Dead...
(Poor Mr. Jones From Next Door. Wrong Place, Wrong Time).
4) Beg... (For Mercy Everyone).

Isn't he cute? We got him from the Inhumane Society.

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Exif: F Number: 11, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/160 seconds, Flash: did not fire, auto mode, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 10.83 mm, Model: Canon PowerShot SD800 IS

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