1.25.2013

happy birthday sherman

Happy 2nd birthday to the dog who ate my couch.
And three ottomans. 
And six dog beds.
And nine pillows.
And 27 blankets.

According to the books I've read (i.e., Labrador Retrievers for Dummies, Pocket Edition), tomorrow Sherman will begin to calm down and start acting like an adult. Currently he is running around the house with an old toothbrush in his mouth, scratching up a new wall with each corner he turns, barking and begging for somebody to come chase him. I'm not gonna hold my breath.

Happy Birthday to the best dog I know. 
We love you buddy! 

54 comments:

  1. Awwww happy birthday!!! Lilys 5th was just on Tuesday!!! The puppy pics make me want another!!!! Sherman was sooo cute!!!!

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  2. haha. Love that he's running around like a crazy man this late at night. :) And with a toothbrush of course. That might be one of my favorite posts ever ... you brushing his teeth. Happy birthday Sherman! You are my favorite blog dog EVER.

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  3. OMG!!! he is too cute...though that is a lot of eating!!Happy Birthday to Sherman!!

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  4. ooooooh Sherman. You should just like my pooch! Oh & that couch story ... I seriously tell people about Sherman in the grocery store! Ha. He is such a star!

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  5. Happy Birthday Sherman! And I hate to break it to you, but if labs are anything like their cousins goldens, don't expect him to calm down for at least another two years. :)

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  6. Happy birthday Sherman!! That first pic reminds me of my old lab Groundhog when he was a pup :)

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  7. Oh. My. Gosh. That photo of him as a puppy is adorable!!!! Hard to believe he was so tiny. Happy birthday, Sherman! xo

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  8. Happy Birthday Sherman!! Good thing he is an adorable dog, right?? ;)

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  9. Happy Birthday Sherman love!

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  10. Awww. Been waiting for this post all day! Wanted to wish my favorite dog in blogland happy birthday! Hope he finds lots of good stuff on his walks this weekend. :) Happy weekend friend!

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  11. Baby Reef says Happy Birthday Sherman!!! Hope you have the best birthday yet!!!

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  12. oh man he is so dang adorable even if he is rather destrictive with your furniture lol

    a chocolate lab is still my most favorite dog choice too,i am itching to have my own one day.

    hope tomorrow he is calmer :)

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  13. Happy Birthday Sherman!

    We had a chocolate lab. She never calmed down. The only thing that would make her slow her roll was Kraft processed cheese. In the wrapper. Totally weird, but super hilarious.

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  14. I think I told you this when Sherman ate the couch, but our Chocolate lab who is now 7 1/2 still acts like a puppy. She is crazy. And so hyper... And once, she ate the siding off of our house... :) Happy Birthday Sherman!

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  15. Ohhh... what a sweet picture!! He's adorable! Happy birthday:)

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  16. awesome pictures!! I hope he had a great day :)

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  17. Some dogs never reach adulthood...and we love them for it. Happy Birthday doggie!

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  18. Eeeek! Sherman, you are so stinking adorable!! Happy birthday! Love that one of him in the water. A pool??

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  19. Happy Birthday Sherman! Hope your day is filled with all the things you love :)

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  20. Love those pictures! The hat cracks me up! Sherman you are such a good looking birthday boy. Hope the day was fabulous!

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  21. Happy Birthday Sherman! You are lucky to have such a wonderful family. :)

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  22. Oh my gosh! Sherman as a puppy was to die for...what a cutie! I mean, he's still super cute, but something about puppies makes my heart melt. Happy Birthday to Sherman!

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  23. Happy Birthday Chocolate Dog! According to your mom you could probably find your own birthday present. And you should also make your mom aware that you probably won't calm down until about age 5. But that can be our little secret.

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  24. happy birthday!!!!! :)

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  25. Happy Birthday Sherman! Kobe will be 4 in October, and as I write this I'm watching him run around the house with one of my socks in his mouth. Good luck with Sherman growing up and acting like an adult. Ha! Yeah, not gonna happen!

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  26. He is absolutely gorgeous and my dream dog!! I want one so badly :) Happy Birthday Sherman!!

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  27. Happy Birthday Sherman!!!!! Hope you get to eat whatever you want. Or what your Momma says is acceptable. ;)

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  28. Awww Happy Birthday Sherman! Let your mommy know that you're no longer going to eat the furniture. You've graduated to more difficult things!!!

    xx

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  29. What a little cutie! And a stinker it sounds like, reminds me of the movie Marley and Me. I like your blog, Chicago looks like a great place. I've never been but it reminds me a lot New York where I have been. Are you and your sister twins? I was going to try and tell you how I got here but I can't remember! Through a blogger named Wendy who commented on my blog? I am a coffee lover so your blog name jumped out. Was a little disappointed to find no coffee talk but I'm over it : ) You have some great pictures, I don't think you can take too many!

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  30. aww happy birthday, sherman! we have heard the same thing about the 2 year mark, so we're hoping henry miraculously starts behaving then too (1 yr and 3 months to go...ha)

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  31. So precious! Happy Birthday, Sherman!

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  32. Sherman is a beautiful dog, but OH. EM. GEE. That picture of him as a puppy is so ridiculously cute that I don't even have words!! <3

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  33. Happy Birthday Sherman! And trust me, that mellow out stage is just slowly beginning in our house and Lilah is almost 4. It'll take more than 2 years. ;)

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  34. HOW TINY! Adooorable!! Happy birthday!

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  35. woohoo! Happy birthday Sherman!!!

    My brother (who's ex wife used to volunteer at animal shelter's where they train dogs) said most dogs typically calm down after age 3. Soooo we both have another year to go...Walty will be 2 in May. SIGH.

    Gotta love them!

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  36. Happy Birthday Sherman! He sounds like a fun dog :)

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  37. awe, what a sweet pup! glad to see you back after your blogging break!
    xoxo

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  38. Happy Birthday Sher, may he teach all of us to have the heart of a kid, but know better than to dare eat another couch! haha
    xx
    Here&Now

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  39. Don't let them fool you... our lab was 9 and still had puppy moments. Labs are puppies until the end.

    Happy belated birthday, Sherman!

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  40. Oh my goodness!! What an adorable pup. Love him!

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  41. Happy birthday Sherman!!!!

    Floyd's tooth brushing must have worn off on him!

    P.s. glad you're back ;)

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  42. adorable. what a sweetie even though he did all those naughty things! happy birthday to your pup!

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  43. haha his bashful look in the first picture is priceless!

    We ended up getting a black lab 3 weeks ago! Loving it...so far nothing has been terribly destroyed...crossing fingers

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  44. Baby Sherman! I die!!! So cute. Happy Birthday to Mr. Sherman!

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  45. happy birthday to your baby:)
    www.thoughtsofpaps.com

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  46. Oh Sherman, he (and still is) soooooooooooooooo stinkin' cute. ;) Happy Birthday buddy! xoxox

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  48. I had a black lab (and my mom has had 2) The book is right they are wild and crazy and compulsive chewers until they are about 2. :) Happy Birthday Sherman.

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  49. I officially missed it but I'm still sending him my love and smooches from Canada xoxoxox <3

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  50. I'm pretty sure he was the cutest puppy ever. I mean, he's still cute, but that picture!!! I melt.

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  51. I find that the cutest ones are the most destructive!

    Happy Birthday Sherman!!!

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  52. OMG. He was the cutest puppy ever.

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  53. He is the cutest pup around!! Wow and your poor living room!! Happy Birthday Sherman:)

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  54. Oh my gosh, what a cute puppy he was! And still is! I love the list of all the things he has eaten! Too funny.

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