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THE FOXY MISS
The "BIG" Girls
RIVER -&- SKYE
"No worries Mum, I'm right here.
But where's Joey?"
"I'm right here ... somewhere. But I'm not coming out until I FIND MY BALL!!"
~ WELCOME ~
-to the North Coast
-to your new home in Astoria
-and to Pokee's Place
" The Life of every Puppy-Party "
~ the adorable Miss ~
Posin' at the Beach
"Did we just hear something about...
"Two whole acres to sniff?"
~ "Mister Independence" ~
A little story about a Beagle just got posted to the
Doggie Funnie Pages.
Rumor has it the dog
might be Maggie....
The sweet & gorgeous
The Goofy & Loveable
-Mr Tennis*Ball Himself, Joey-
A Lost Long Beach Roo checking out the yummy
"Who me, worn out?
Toss that stick again, Dad!"
Our favorite place in the whole world
~ OUR BEACH ~
We have more than one pair of girls around here
Meet long-time Pokee Pals
Posin' pretty at Pokee's Place
"Got Tennis Balls?
Toss one for me & I'll keep you busy 25 hours a day!"
And I'll play keep away with Pokee amd his toys and keep you busy, too!"
Also known as
"This SUMMER CAMP is great stuff, but it can really tucker a guy out, too...."
"Snout dirt? What snout dirt?
A little snout dirt is to be expected
here at Summer Camp...:
These two AWESOME AUSSIES have their very own web page on their mum & dad's very own web site. You can check it out right here
"What do you mean Mom & Dad are here to pick me up already?"
" NAH ... not yet.
in Progress ..."
"Dear Mom & Dad: Well, now you know. This is what happens at the end of these Play Dates at Pokee's Place you keep bringing me to..."
THE PHOTO GALLERIES
of some of
What's a little snout dirt when a
guy can look LIKE THIS after a
fun day of play at Summer Camp?
~ WOOF ~
This place is too much fun!
Because we have more than one Joey
around here, we call this adorable guy
PLOTT HOUND: Somewhat rare in the West,
but this breed is the prized state dog of North Carolina
"This is MY tennis ball ... and yes,
I will take my nap with it now"
Lil' Joey's LEFT EAR FLOP isn't
by breed or design. No one knows how it happened, but what you see ... is what you get.
AND IT'S ... ADORABLE!!
"Okay, Miss Beagle, which way now? I'll defer to your nose any day...."
& the adorable little ones we simply call
Meet the original Pokee's Place Pals
So many handsome boy dogs
... so little time ...
Meet Mama Mattie's Mama, Lori, who rescued her from our local shelter. Way to go, Mattie's mom & dad!!!
This gentle big girl is an 8-year-old rescue dog
Notice to Humans in Charge:
Never place Mattie's bed on a table, even for a minute.
~ PLEASE CONDISER ADOPTING ~
of Long Beach
Enjoying some summer sun at Pokee's Place
Joey's rather unique idea of
getting COMFY for nap time.
"Have you lost your head, Joe?
This couch gets my vote for nap time"
Even Pokee agrees ... (wth ME)"
"What the heck is THAT suppose to be?
"I'll have you know I catch
my tail ALL the time ... ARF!
This is my friend
MAGGIE the BEAGLE
Hanging out on one of my favorite perches at Pokee's.
(See, I keep those big dogs in line from up here....)
"You woke me up for what??"
Me with my girl-dog-buddies,
COCO Chanel and EMMA Peel
of Long Beach
This is my buddy
BEAU Brummer of Ilwaco
* the cutest * fluffiest * most playful * gorgeous big girl *
in all of SW Washington
~ Hello,my name is Emma Mae ~
and I'll melt your heart just by looking at you
Me & my friends taking a break in the summer sun
Honey Kanga Joey Pokee ME Frodo
This is DUKE
Duke is the Honorary Conductor Dog
on the Astoria Riverfront Trolley every summer with his dad. Isn't that awesome?
(Uh-oh, do I look a little too smitten here?)
Every girl needs a boy dog "best-friend"
and this guy is mine.
ME & my good buddy, FRODO
... And Now ...
The Heartbreaker Himself
But here's the real deal about
~ The long time dog buds ~
My favorite couch perch
( are everywhere )
* Pretty Girl * Pretty Girl *
~ The Big Girls ~
taking a rest break
with Miss Maggie
along a trail in Pokee's Forest
This 10-year-old Mini Schnauzer had emergency kidney stone surgery last year.
(Yes - we show it all here)
Beau was out of the doggie hospital
in record time
Beau's "barely there" surgery scar
MAGGIE the BEAGLE
( If you knew Maggie, you'd know it is )
Girl-dog-friends following Maggie's nose around
They don't call me
"The Bearded Lady"
Their Christmas photo op at this awesome Long Beach sand sculpture
We don't claim to know the story.
But whatever it is, it must be good.
WIDMER's NAMESAKE IS
Black Lab Day at Pokee's Place
Widmer & Frodo
WIDMER * THE * WATER * DOG
"Of course we're ready to go out & play!"
He bounced back like a puppy and is good as new again
Don't Stop Here!
Our PHOTO GALLERY II page
has even more adorable pictures
of even more adorable dogs.
Lots of group shots reside there, too.
Just follow little Beau
to the next page
"This fuzzy blanket wrapped around me for my nap is a figment of your imagination."
( Sure feels nice, tho... )
"Do I get extra treats for being the only one paying attention to you?"
"What, me move?
Thanks anyway, I'm just fine up here..."
Give these two a good-ole-fashioned stick
and they're happy for hours!
and some of
"SHIH TZU WORLD"
*Two More Adorable Little Ones*
LOLA & MAX
And their sweet Mommy
~ LINDA ~
" Labs Love Trucks "
Get spoiled around here?"
~ Good buddies ~
Mister Brittany & Miss Beagle
The "youngster" of this twosome
One of our
Honored Senior Citizen Dogs
Max adopted host-dog Pokee's prized Mallard Duck on the first day of his stay
One of our awesome little
from the Girls and their
Gorgeous Mommy, Gerrie,
in a photo we call
ME & Handsome Mister OTTO Man
( We're pinned !!! )
Joey was also a local Rescue Dog
WAY TO GO
JOEY'S MOMMY, JILL-!!!!!
Poker was just fine with that, tho
probably because he has real ones to chase around out in his pond.
Then again ...
Maybe this one-of-a-kind Beer
is named after
this one-of-a-kind Dog...
~ Pokee's Place News ~
Lil Joey & his Mom will soon be moving to Arizona.
* Lil JOEY BOY *
the place won't be the same without you.
WE'RE GOING TO MISS YOU SO MUCH!!
"WHOA ~ MR. MAX
What are you doing over there all snuggled into the master bedroom covers?
"What do you think I'm doing, Lola?
I'm an old (er) guy now ~ and I"m being spoiled.
It's great, by the way, and really comfy here.
I'll be getting back to my nap now..."
Pokee ~ a sweet host and watchful
big-brother-dog to the little ones.
"Okay, I know it's down here somewhere..........."
( Shhh ~ dont tell my mom & dad, but I might have my first crush.....)
My Super Sweet
Don't look now, it's a
TINY DOG CONVENTION!
The Brindle Twins
Joey & Porsche
3/4 Bichon -- 1/4 Lhasa
-one litter & 7 months apart-
and some of their girl-dog-friends
COCO Girl ~ with neighbor
& little best friend, LANA
"Two Hot Dogs & a Warm Bun"
took place on a SCORCHING HOT July day!!
Gracie loved the Snows of 2011
So much so that she went tone deaf
when we tried to get her back indoors...
"Who me? Come in now?
Don't count on it, this is way too much fun..."
~ The Inseperable New Girl Dog Friends ~
GRACIE of SEAVIEW
and her new pal
MISS LILY of CHINOOK
These girls met here at Pokee's Place, both arriving for nice long vacations within a day of one another.
We have never (as in never-ever-!!) seen two dogs
become so close, so fast, and enjoy one another more.
They were inseperable from day one
and a joy to take care of.
~ Gracie giving Frodo a little smooch ~
while Lily says . . . will you just look at that?!!!
Black Labs * Red Collars
Get these two side-by-side running & chasing and we often had to say ..
Who's-who out there?
~ With their new boy-dog friend, Duke ~
... with her new friend
The Handsome Mister DUKE Man
... and crashed hard together, too.
The girls played hard together ...
Mama Mattie ~ Gracie ~ Lily
~ Must be LAB DAY at Pokee's ~
Frodo * Mattie * Gracie * Lily * Pokee
Emma Mae Frodo Poker Gracie
"Woof ~ I'm a Proud Pokee-Pal!!"
Mattie and Emma Mae
enjoying a day in the snow
Beau and his pal, Porsche