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"Let Sleeping Dogs Lie"

By RonnieAG
Brodie came to visit again last week and after his walk and a Bonio he needed 40 winks, but why on my best chair????
He never says "may I?" or the likes, but just assumes it as his right.
But he's such a pet and how could one not go along with this endearing little foible?
V 2 shows the full 'picture', and you can tell he's fast asleep as the pink third eyelid, or nictitating membrane, is closed.
I just hope I am not overdoing my images of Brodie for you, but he is so photogenic and I can't resist another snap every time he visits.

My thanks to all who took time to comment on Last Light, and with special thanks to Bob {bobhowell} for his treasured User Award.


Tags: Sleep Golden retriever Pets and captive animals Brodie My best leather chair

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lesliea 7 2 Australia
10 Feb 2013 4:46AM
Very nice images Ronnie looks very comfortable well taken.
Allen, Smile

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10 Feb 2013 5:46AM
Beautiful Ronnie---------MilkyWink
Hermanus 4 4 South Africa
10 Feb 2013 5:46AM
These are so lovely Ronnie !! I think Brodie loves that chair because it compliments his hair so nicely ! He is a lovely and very photogenic dog indeed !! Love V2 as well with that tail so relaxed Smile
CarolG Plus
9 196 18 Greece
10 Feb 2013 6:34AM
These have to be the best wake-up images I have seen, Ronnie, to turn on the pc, open ePZ, and see that gorgeous goldie is such a pleasure, and a great reminder of when the first thing I used to see every morning was my darling lady, Pepper. Got a big lump in my throat now, just thinking of her. Carol
LynneJoyce Plus
8 20 99 United Kingdom
10 Feb 2013 6:54AM
How could anyone resist such a gorgeous, photogenic beauty as this? I'm glad you didn't.
10 Feb 2013 7:20AM
Brodie appears to be oblivious as the said photographer snaps hime whilst napping Smile Wink
fentiger Plus
15 916 23 England
10 Feb 2013 7:59AM
So peaceful! Delightful captures Ronnie.

10 Feb 2013 8:04AM
It's understandable why Brodie is the focus of your attention....and camera....Ronnie!
A delightful image!

AnnChown Plus
6 199 1 United Kingdom
10 Feb 2013 8:14AM
Your description is wonderful Ronnie! We know who's boss in your house. V2 is my favourite - he looks so comfortable and safe in the knowledge that he isn't going to be kicked off his favourite chair. Smile
PeteLowe 8 3
10 Feb 2013 8:36AM
Great photos,
10 Feb 2013 8:36AM
Zzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz.....................peace in our time...............GrinGrinGrinGrin
10 Feb 2013 8:38AM
Lovely images Ronnie,
6 5.1k 125 United Kingdom
10 Feb 2013 8:59AM
Two beautiful images of Brody Ronnie, for me image two is the more appealing.

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin
saltireblue Plus
6 6.0k 33 Norway
10 Feb 2013 9:30AM
Dogs and cats do not need to ask permission, Ronnie, everything that is ours is rightfully theirs, and we mere humans come a poor second.

10 Feb 2013 9:45AM
Good advice Ronnie, and really lovely images. Must be good to have such wonderful subject matter walking around on Four LegsSmile

John Smile
Lillian Plus
7 22 17 United Kingdom
10 Feb 2013 10:19AM
Never get too many of Brodie Ronnie, as such a photogenic pet
and they always get the best seat in the house...Wink
But on a cream leather seat?
ali63 Plus
4 756 1 United Kingdom
10 Feb 2013 10:26AM
A great shot, she looks beautiful curled up in your chair.
10 Feb 2013 10:35AM
out for the count Ronnie and yer seat nicked again but well woth it for the phtogrphic opportunities he is a fine woofie for sure hope the back not giving too much hassle

Tibetan 4 3 England
10 Feb 2013 11:02AM
Just like ours was Ronnie, always picked the best chair lol. not daft are they lol. nice photo like it regards Leon.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
Irishkate Plus
6 38 100 United Kingdom
10 Feb 2013 11:34AM
You couldn't get too much of this lovely dog - she's gorgeous.
And a new word for my vocabulary today - Nictitating membrane .
Ronnie don't know if you've ever disclosed what you did in your working life
but you can certainly use the English language so very well in your comments.
Have you a background in Language?
User_Removed 6 48 1 United Kingdom
10 Feb 2013 11:46AM
Two nice images.
7 10 10 England
10 Feb 2013 11:57AM
He's a pet - and always welcome.
achieverswales 6 8 101 Wales
10 Feb 2013 12:18PM
They always seem to know the best seat in the house, great two captures of Brodie, V2 for me. Just for the record I would be happy if all the photographs on here would be animals.


netta1234 Plus
4 371 2 Wales
10 Feb 2013 12:32PM
I switched my lap top on and I saw an image of a dog fast asleep in the Featured e2 photo,I thought it was a dog I knewSmileSmileSmileSmile
No we will not have too many images of BrodieSmileSmile
A great set ,I love v2 with his tail hanging overSmileSmileSmileSmileOur cats are the same ,they grab the warmest chair next to the fireSmile
Daisymaye Plus
8 23 10 Canada
10 Feb 2013 1:16PM
Such a sweet boy. A lovely quiet moment and such a good shot........Sandy
tomcat 11 6.4k 15 United Kingdom
10 Feb 2013 1:26PM
Let sleeping dogs lie, I saySmile

Always a pleasure to see BrodieTongue

10 Feb 2013 1:30PM
I love V2 Ronnie,gorgeous shots of Brodie..Lin
johnjo58 6 2 5 United Kingdom
10 Feb 2013 1:59PM
Brody has encouraged me to go and have a nap, great photo (especially V2) Ronnie
Brian65 7 2 United Kingdom
10 Feb 2013 2:06PM
Great shots Ronnie, love V2.
pluckyfilly Plus
10 351 33 United Kingdom
10 Feb 2013 2:43PM
He does look comfy in your chair Ronnie, without being rude perhaps he picks up a little of your scent and feels comfortable in the knowledge that he is safe with you - just a thought

That's a long well kept tail in V2Wink
10 Feb 2013 3:22PM
Makes me feel like taking 40 winks just looking at Brodie there. Both excellent but v2 with the tail for me as it adds to the sense of langour.
TrevBatWCC Plus
8 12 10 England
10 Feb 2013 3:29PM
No, certainly not overdoing your images of Brodie, he makes a great subject Smile And he certainly does seem be comfortable in your favourite chair, Ronnie! Wink Hope you let him finish his 40 winks before kicking him out of the chair....Smile
Trev Smile
EAS 7 1 13 Scotland
10 Feb 2013 4:01PM
I think we've all as stuck on Brodie as yourself! He's a darling and makes for some great images.

xwang 7 55 8
10 Feb 2013 4:14PM
Ah... how lovely... V2 made me laugh. He can squeeze in like this...Grin
Niknut Plus
6 1.3k 68 United Kingdom
10 Feb 2013 4:23PM
Cracking shots !!....beautiful pooch, well deserving of his rightful place !!!!.GrinGrin
jaktis Plus
12 84 Sweden
10 Feb 2013 4:38PM
So gentle

JOKEN 7 3 10 United Kingdom
10 Feb 2013 4:53PM
Wonderful animal -- spoilt, I suspect!!
moiral 6 12 Scotland
10 Feb 2013 5:05PM
He is so beautiful it is no wonder you keep taking shots of him. But he would be quickly hoofed off that chair in my house WinkGrin.
I have one of those fabric ottomans instead of a coffee table, Blaez loves to lie on his back and leans down the side of it - much hoovering of hair off it Sad.
Not at all Ronnie how can we be spoilt seeing Brodie in your chair I believe , both good captures with v2 by a tail.

NeilWigan Plus
6 13 15 England
10 Feb 2013 5:57PM
Looks like its the hard back dining chair for you then.Smile
10 Feb 2013 6:50PM
Lovely shots Ronnie Smile
andylea 8 37 1 United Kingdom
10 Feb 2013 7:28PM
Zzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz Wink
Mototaur 3 31 England
11 Feb 2013 12:22PM
sleeping beauty GrinGrinGrin
PaulLiley 7 2 13 United Kingdom
11 Feb 2013 7:40PM
that's a big ahhh. Had one of the same breed. Lovely dogs. paul
OAKEY 8 United Kingdom
11 Feb 2013 10:20PM
Beautiful dog Ronnie, he really is snoozing away nicely lol.
JimV 10 6 3 Canada
12 Feb 2013 3:33AM
Two great shots of Brodie, as to overdoing it Ronnie, I think we'd be more annoyed if we thought you had such as these, and didn't show them!
Rgds., Jim
Glostopcat 10 255 2 England
14 Feb 2013 11:13PM
It looks like he's set up home at yours Ronnie, if you are not careful he may end up like most of Tomcat's ginger toms and staying their permanently!Tongue
He does it coz he knows he can wrap you round his paw Ronnie Wink He is so gorgeous, I for one never get fed up with your uploads of him GrinGrin

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