Angel Jake at the RBC (Rainbow Broadcasting Corporation)

Angel Jake at the RBC (Rainbow Broadcasting Corporation)

Friday, July 24, 2009

A Tale of Two Tails

Uh oh, what does she want now???
It seems that she feels obligated to report a very private conversation that took place between my Dogdad and me the last time we had a grooming session. I revealed to him -- and him alone -- that I was tired of having a stubby tail -- as compared with my brother's very prominent one. I was tired of hearing her say, when folks commented how much Just Harry and I look alike, that, oh no, Jake has a short tail and JH has a much longer tail. I can live with her description of how our ears differ, but the tail thing is too much already!!
Hearing my frustration, Dogdad said, OK, Jakey, I'll see what we can do. So, as you can see below -- thanks to my Dogdad's magical powers (one of the reasons I love him so much) my tail is actually growing!!!
Exhibit A (before):
Exhibit B (now): And just this morning, when Mom was tracking me with what Khyra calls the "flashie beast," I was able to (almost) tuck it between my legs the way Just Harry does whenever he hears a thunder boomer or a fireworks explosion.

So, as long as Mom has revealed my secret talk with Dogdad, just you wait!!! This tale of two tails is not over.

Jake of Florida


Princess Patches said...

We think your short tail is very cute, Jake! Just think how much harder it is for your peeps to grab you by the tail!

Poppy, Penny & Patches

Patience-please said...

That dogdad is one genius!!

wags (with our long, skinny, fur-challenged, whiplike tails) from the whippets

Dughallmor Beagles said...

Must be all the haggis you ate at the reception!
By the way, I actually think you are perfect in every way possible my little studmuffin....and I miss you already....when are you coming back? We'll have to arrange a romantic date soon....
Lots of giggly snoggles,
Your Gabbi xxxx

Oh....and we can see all the Cboxes today....and the last message on ours was from wee heart skipped a beat!

NAK and The Residents of The Khottage Now With KhattleDog! said...


That is inkhredible!

Your Dogdad truly has magikh powers!

Make sure woo aren't tooooo easy on Dogmom and the flashie beast - get some snakhks out of her!


Gus said...

HOORAY FOR DOGDAD....Not only can he keep leashes from getting tangled, but he is helping you grow a tail!

Have a good weekend

Gussie, Teka and NOT Sunny

Agatha and Archie said...

We have the same thing!! My tail is very long and Archie's is very short....Don't let it get to you..each has it's advantages....Love A+A

Asta said...

I always thought youw tail was pawfect as it was, but if you didn't like it, I'm suwe glad that you have such a magical dogdad..that he can make it gwow!
"'tis a faw faw bettew....."
smoochie kisses

Joe Stains said...

How is he DOING IT?!?! Tanner has like ZERO tail and is always bugging me on how to make it grow!!

doyle and mollie said...

oooh goodie we love a great tale!

Lorenza said...

Glad you are happier now with your "new tail"
Dogdad did a pawesome job!
Kisses and hugs

Faya said...

Hééé look perfect to me !
Kisses, Faya

Hamish Westie said...

Hi Jake
Good stuff goes in little room. That's what we say here, and I think it applies to tails too!
Cheers, H.

TwoSpecialWires said...

Hehehe! We have the same thing, but in reverse. I (Jake) have the long tail; Fergi has the stubbier one. But since she has hers tucked most of the time, who'd ever know!

We think your DodDad is very clever - though Fergi'd say that short is sweet. So would our Girl.

Happy weekend, y'all.
Jake and Fergi


We like one short and one long tail. It makes the two of you look so good together.

Essex & Deacon

Dexter said...

Amazing! But if you grow out your tail how will I ever tell the two of you apart?


Scruffy, Lacie and Stanley's Place said...

Jakie...I love your look totally adorable with it and you wouldn't be Jake if it curled up over ur back...CELEBRATE YOUR TAIL!! Honestly, if ur wantin' some hair extentions on it, I can certainly help ya out with any color too!!!

OR...if ya just wanna sip on those growth smoothies I've been sendin' M & C...your tail could grow to EXTREME lengths...

Lemme know if ya need more!

Love ya lots...Laciegirlie

Noah the Airedale said...

Oooh your dogdad is very clever. We like your tail no matter what Jake.

Noah Willow Tess Lucy

Martha said...

Hi Guys
Could your Dogdad make our legs grow then?
We loved the pic of you two on the stair listening in!
We are back home for a few days 'drying out' - from the rain that is!!!
Just as well you didn't come as two wet soggy dogs in our house on wheels was bad enough - according to the two leggars!!!
love and kisses
Martha & Bailey xxx

Moose said...

Now now, size isn't everything! ;-) Pretty impressive though. Pretty soon you will be clearing coffee tables with that tail just like my Moose! Ok, guess it would be one short coffee table unless dogdad can make your legs grow too! Now that would be something!
Moose + Dana

Unknown said...

Actually, my tail is too long for a Cairn! It's supposed to be shorter, thicker and more "carrot-shaped" and instead it's long and gets feathery when I need a haircut!

We're all perfect EXACTLY as we are. If only humans could learn the same lesson!

Your pal,


♥♥ The OP Pack ♥♥ said...

Just don't let her get out the measuring tape or the ruler - no fair making comparisons. We love your tail just the way it is.

Play bows, the OP Pack

Molly the Airedale said...

I so hear you, Jake! My tail got hacked off shorter than it was supposed to be too and it's always being compared to Maggie's perfect one! As long as we have tails, who cares, right?!

Yer friend,

Eric said...

Jake you are perfect as you are...remember you are a square, can't get more perfect!! Though I'm impressed ...gobsmackered DogDad has magical powers to help you to grow it! Though I guess if you really want a longer tail you could get a feltie false one!!

Wiry love and kisses Eric xxx

Sherry said...

Hey, it's those totally cute, fuzzy faces that people REALLY look at!
Sherry, with Alanis & Miro Airedales

Moco said...

We are more amazed than you will ever know.

William Tell said...

Wow, you're Dad has some amazing grooming skills! Can he fix a lopsided beard? Got a little baldy place where I scratched too much...

Happy Tails,
William Tell

Peanut said...

Dude embrace your nubbie. They are the best.