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Since I wasn’t going to be traveling the world anymore,* I had to decide what to do with all of my time.
I took a walk in the forest to think and plan things out.
First I would finish my TRAINING in scent detection (“nosework”) and win a bunch of contests.
I’m sure that would make the FBI want to hire me as a special agent tracking bad guys down.
My skills as an agent would surely attract movie agents, and they would want to make a movie about me.
Then I would travel to many states and sign autographs and meet my fans.
Where ever I would go, they would put signs up on highways in my honor. It would be a picture of me walking with little bears following in my footsteps because I would be their hero.
Of course,I would take lots of photos for my friends so they could see what I was up to. 🙂 I’d include scenery for the humans and fun animal pictures for my puppy friends.
So, how many of these things do you think I actually accomplished? Well, stay tuned and find out 🙂
♥ Behr Behr, the nosey FBI agent, whose movies are a sign of her fame 🙂
*If you are joining me for the 1st time, this story began here..
After arriving back home,* I was trying to decide what to do with my life next. I looked up at the stars and asked for a sign to let me know what I should do.
The next day, I was going for a walk, and I got my sign!
Reflect? Did that mean I needed to stare at a mirror all day?
Ok, then I got the message. I just needed to go away and think and do some soul searching, but where?
That’s when I remembered learning about nuns when I was a puppy, and how they live in a quiet place and wear funny hats. If you want to know why I was even reading about nuns, that story is found here.
So, that’s how I became a nun for a little while.
At least I didn’t have to wear the pointy hat.
Once I was at the nun place, I started having strange things happen. For example, there was the day I was walking in the park and a puppy ran up to me holding a sign in it’s mouth.
Wow, another sign!
Home is where my friends are?? Which friends, I wondered. That night I had a dream that I was in a cave looking at caveman drawings. One of the drawings had these words on it:
When I saw that drawing, I felt a deep ache in my heart. It’s true, I did miss all of my friends from my blog. In fact, it made me cry because I missed you all so much. You guys really DO rock!
I think the blogosphere is like a giant, virtual dog park where we can all get together and play and tell stories. That’s way more fun than any world travel ever was.
I headed home, unpacked my computer, and re-hired my old secretary. Oops, I should point out that I didn’t mean to say that she is old, just that she’s the one I had a long time ago. If I don’t fix that, she won’t work for me anymore. Geesh. Picky, picky.
By the way, cats are allowed at my blog too. I know some of you secretly read my blog anyhow. No problem.
So, lots to catch up on. My (old) secretary had better get busy!
See ya at the (virtual) dog park!
♥ Behr Behr, rockin’ it in the park with my friends 🙂
*(if you are wondering what in the heck I’m talking about, this story started here: https://behrrake.wordpress.com/2014/03/21/back-after-a-long-paws/)
Continuing on with my world tour *story, I was pretty sad after Devin
ditched me started his new job in the meat store.
I went for a walk and thought about things for a while.
Yes, I would miss him a lot.
Well, it was time to move on. I climbed back on my private jet to head home. Besides, I was hungry and remembered I had a freezer full of my favorite snacks at home just waiting for me. Just thinking about it made me start drooling. 🙂
This nice lady greeted me when my plane was landing.
I think she wasn’t smiling because she had to wear that silly green dress thing and an ugly crown with sharp things on it. I remember when I was embarrassed to be seen wearing something weird.
As soon as we landed, news stations and magazines started to call asking for interviews about my travels . I finally agreed to one interview for a travel magazine.
Can you even believe what they did to my face?!? I have an “October” eyebrow on one side, and my nose is in India!! If that weren’t bad enough, they insulted me further by putting the word “elephant” on my face!! They even wrote “Wish you were here?” on my backpack. How ridiculous. No one wishes they were in my backpack.
That’s the last magazine interview I’m ever going to do!
I decided maybe I should go somewhere quiet for a while and do some soul searching.
Of course, I started by getting my nose out of India and getting hitchhikers out of my backpack 🙂
♥ Behr Behr, the October Indian Elephant. NOT. 🙂
*(in case you are just joining me for the first time, you can read how this all started here)
After an all night flight to France, we landed and had a beautiful breakfast in Paris. Yummy!
As we were just finishing breakfast, a cart went by with a Dane like me pulling it. The man riding in the cart was fairly large, and the poor dog looked so tired 😦
(I hid the man’s face so he wouldn’t feel real embarassed)
Then this Dane, whose name was Devin, glanced my way. OMD!!! It was love at first sight!!
I thought he was absolutely gorgeous, and of course I just HAD to introduce myself to him! I called out to him, and he broke loose and ran to my table.
Since he lived in Paris, he showed me around. He was so romantic, and treated me like the princess that I am.
Everything about Devin was perfect. I found out that he had been an amazing model and had won tons of awards before the economy slowed down.
I don’t think it’s a coincidence that his name even rhymes with “Heaven.”
I was sure that he and I would get married and live happily ever after. I could picture us eating lots and lots of food and taking naps in the sun together.
That’s when Devin told me that he got a new job in a meat store with “all you can eat” lunches as a perk. The job also came with nap breaks and a gym for zoomie runs so he could stay in top shape.
Are you SERIOUS ?!?! He was leaving me for a job in a meat store?!?!
So, I left Paris with my heart broken. In fact, it was so broken I decided to just cancel the rest of my world tour and go back home.
Of course, I could always hope he would change his mind and come join me. For dinner would be nice, or even for snacks.
He would have to bring his own, though, since I’m not going to share.
♥ Behr Behr with a broken ♥ (of course I can be easily distracted with some yummy snacks…)
Well, continuing on with my world tour *, the next stop was Australia. So nice of the Australians to announce my impending arrival in their newspaper 🙂
We only had a brief stop, so the main thing I wanted to see was the Great Barrier Reef.
The first thing I did was rent a sailboat to sail around the reef, so we could get a great view. Of course, being a puppy princess, I had to add the royal touch to the sail 🙂
By the time we got to the Great Barrier Reef, all I could think about was lunch. We Great Danes think about food all the time, you know.
I was so hungry I could eat a shark, but Mom said I wasn’t allowed to eat one. I think she was just worried about the bones or something.
Even the boat was even starting to look edible after a while. I was thinking “banana boat” and drooling. Sea gulls flew by, and they started looking like flying chickens to me.
Needless to say, when we FINALLY got to the reef, this is all I could see….
That’s right, it became the Great Barrier Reef of Beef, and I wanted to eat the whole thing. Mom caught me just about to jump in and ordered the boat to sail back to shore. Darn, almost had it.
She was my “great barrier” keeping me from that yummy beef.
I guess the Aussies are lucky I didn’t eat their landmark like I ate the pyramid in Egypt.
So after finally eating, we jumped back on my jet and flew all night to get to France. I need an after dinner nap, so you’ll have to stay tuned for that story.
See ya in Paris!
♥Princess Reef Beef, um, I mean Behr Behr. (sorry, I’m still thinking about it)
*Story started in March 2014. You can read how this all started here.
After eating an entire pyramid in Egypt, I was pretty full during our flight to China. After I ate it, the Food and Drug administration in America asked my permission to change our food pyramid to a plate. I thought it was brilliant, and gave them my approval. I wish they would have named it “Behr’s plate” though, instead of just “my plate.”
On second thought, MY plate is mainly meat, with some veggies, fruit, yogurt and stuff added. They can have their own plate.
Before our plane landed, word had gotten out that Behr Behr, the Puppy Princess was arriving. The people of China surprised me with a Chinese princess wardrobe, in my size. So nice of them!
Don’t I look great in these colors?
Of course we saw the most famous sites in China, including the “Great Wall of China.”
I was a bit disappointed when I found out that all of the china was empty. I was getting hungry and dreaming of china bowls filled with chicken everywhere.
At one point, I was so hungry I dressed like a farm worker and went into the rice paddies to grab a snack.
Don’t they have a Great Wall of Chicken anywhere?
♥ Princess Kung Fu Behr Behr
P.S.- I also learned something important while I was here.
You can’t eat karate chops. Sorry, I thought they were something like lamb chops and pork chops.
They laughed when I tried to order them in a restaurant.
Shhhh…Behr’s mom here. I’m hijacking her blog to show you what I think is a moment of cuteness.
I’m pretty sure she would be embarrassed and wouldn’t want you to see this.
Here’s a secret about Behr Behr. She absolutely can not go to sleep without something in her mouth. She and her sister, Sage, have done this their whole lives. They also have to hold their toys or blankets between their legs.
Anyhow, I thought this was so cute because she wore herself out playing and then fell asleep with her leopard toy in her mouth.
I guess I should add that afterward she tore the poor leopard’s head off, as usual.
Our puppies are such angels when they’re sleeping, aren’t they? (even if they were rascals all day…)
Does anybody else have a puppy who does this, or is it just ours?
Behr Behr’s mom 🙂
After our freezing trek to Nepal, I was happy to be off to somewhere WARM.
We hopped back on my jet and headed for Egypt, because I wanted to see the great pyramids.
Here’s a picture of me in front of my favorite pyramid of all….the FOOD pyramid 🙂
This one was made for dogs, as you can see, and full of what I actually eat.
Speaking of which, if you happen to go there, you won’t get to see this pyramid, because I, um..well… I ate the whole thing when Mom and Dad weren’t looking.
At home, I have a silly dish that keeps me from eating super fast, but this wasn’t in my dish. Bwahhaha.
The people of Egypt were SO impressed with my ability to eat an entire pyramid that they made a sphinx in my memory. I was truly honored.
You can see my sphinx if you go there, and as my special friends you’ll have the inside scoop on why they made it. Don’t tell Mom and Dad why I got it though. It’s our secret 🙂
♥ Behr Behr, one hot doggie in Egypt 🙂
After packing all of my stuff, Mom, Dad and I all jumped into my private jet and took off for my new life of adventure. No more staying at home staring at grass and squirrels and confining walls. Freedom!
First we zipped up to Alaska for a quick visit with the Snow Dogs who like to race in the snow. I even got my own fur jacket to wear so I didn’t look half naked anymore (SO embarrassing!!) Here’s a photo with my new Alaskan friends 🙂
Then it was back to New York because everyone who travels the world takes off from New York. At least that’s what my friend Wuki down the street told me we had to do.
My favorite part was the statue of Liberty From Leashes 🙂 Now THAT lady knows how a dog is supposed to live!
The next morning, I woke up and looked outside. Yippee! Snow!
I found out there was a catch to this snow adventure. Mom put these silly boots on my feet. I refused to put all 4 feet on the ground with them on. Sometimes I think Mom and Dad dream up things like this to do to me just for laughs. They kept taking pictures and videos and laughing until they were crying. I was NOT laughing.
I’m not a circus animal, you know.
We jumped in our 4 wheel drive and started off for the mountains. Mom kept taking pictures of the temperature on the car thermometer. It was getting colder and colder as we drove. Burrr. Doesn’t this just make you shiver? (yes, that’s 11 degrees below zero F)
We spent a few nights camping to get used to the altitude and temperature. Ha! Right. No one gets used to THAT kind of temperature!
Mom and Dad had nice warm down sleeping bags. I am a princess puppy, so I had 2 jackets, one of them heated. On top of that, I had a heated bed and tons of sleeping bags piled on top of me.
In the middle of the night, I got up to walk ’round and ’round in circles to pack down the snow, and plopped back down. That’s when I realized my legs weren’t tucked in anymore.
I was getting cold, so I tucked my legs under mom’s sleeping bag REAL gently, so she wouldn’t know it. My solution to the “cold leg” problem was working well until I dreamed I was doing zoomie runs in the snow again. Oooops.
My mom freaked out when she woke up to my legs running under her sleeping bag! She wasn’t very happy with me. I reminded her it was better than waking up with a strange dog in the tent like last time. (see previous post)
Here’s a photo of me in the mts., taken real quick because I was freezing and just wanted to go back to the warm tent.
Mom didn’t even pick me up and hold me like Rupee’s mom did.
After this freezing adventure, I decided the next stop was going to be warm.
♥ Behr Behr, the burrrrrrd dog. 🙂