Do you remember dogs' birthdays? Serious question!

posted 3 years ago in Pets
Post # 3
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Blushing bee
  • Wedding: October 2014

My babygirl dogs birthday is February -29th-. 2012 🙂 <3

Post # 4
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: October 2013

@MrsPanda99:  we totally remember our dog’s birthday! we usually get her a special bone or treat and sing her happy birthday, but we don’t do much more than that. my FSIL went OVERBOARD for their dog’s first birthday – took him to a ‘doggie birthday party’ that she arranged at the dog park, went to get him ‘doggie ice cream’ at an ice cream shop, took pictures…it was just too much. i definitely thought, “man she has way too much time on her hands.”

Post # 5
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Buzzing Beekeeper
  • Wedding: November 2013 - St. Augustine Beach, FL

@MrsPanda99:  Yep.  But I don’t force other people to celebrate my dog’s birthday.  His falls on Halloween (based on our calculations from the date we adopted him) so I take him to the annual Halloween charity dog walk as a treat for his birthday.  I dress him up and give him treats plus he loves all of the attention and petting he gets from strangers because they like his costume.  He went as Bat Dog a few years ago.

Post # 6
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Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: August 2010

@MrsPanda99:  I’m terrible with birthdays 🙁

I rarely celebrate my own, except maybe with my immediate family. I think I know my dog’s birthday but I’m not 100% positive. Now I feel like a bad doggy mom.. womp womp.

Post # 7
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: March 1988

Can I answer if I have cats  😀

We have three cats… all rescues. We don’t know Henry’s or Daisy’s birthday so we celebrate their “gotcha” day… no cakes or anything just an acknowledgement. 

With our cat, Seven… we do know her birthday as it was on her paperwork… I assume by the person who surrendered her. Again, no celebration… just an acknowledgement.

Post # 8
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Honey bee
  • Wedding: October 2013

I certainly do! May 25th and December 3rd. We always do something special for them on their day, lol. Even their grandma (my mom) acknowledges their birthdays, haha.

Post # 9
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Buzzing Beekeeper
  • Wedding: November 2013 - St. Augustine Beach, FL

He went as a Replacement “Rufferee” this past year.

Post # 10
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: August 2015

@MrsPanda99:  well, my family dog shares a birthday with FI…so I definitely won’t forget that! FI and I don’t have any dogs of our own, but I do remember my kitties birthdays! We like to give them a special treat on their birthdays 🙂

I’m like you…I think birthdays are fabulous!

Post # 11
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Sugar bee

I usually remember when we adopt our pets, but not when they’re born.  I do remember our current dog’s birthday because of an inside joke about a mark that she had as a puppy.  She used to have a dark patch of fur that looked exactly like the Apple logo.  She was a shelter pup so we don’t know her true birthday, but she would have been born around the time when Steve Jobs died.  Our friends joke that she was the reincarnation of Steve Jobs.  Here’s a pic of the spot.  The patch has since grown out so perhaps that wasn’t her destiny after all.

Post # 12
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Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: September 2013

@MrsPanda99:  nope. I remember my Daisy’s birthday. Its October 3, 2003, same birthday as Kevin Richardson from the Backstreet Boys!!!!!!

 

 

 

Post # 13
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Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: November 2012

Yep! Flynn just celebrated his 1st birthday on April 1st.  He got doggy ice cream, but that was it.  In all honesty, having his birthday on April Fool’s Day makes it pretty easy to remember.  I don’t know my childhood dog’s or my sister’s dog’s birthdays though.  I think it’s sweet you remember them all!

Post # 14
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Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: July 2012

I thought my little girl’s bday was April 9th, but we took her to the vet the other day and this guy said she is probably 6 months old cuz of her teeth. That makes me happy cuz then her bday is 1 day before mine 🙂

Post # 15
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: June 2013

@MrsPanda99:  You are a nut bar! But a very thoughtful one!

I don’t remember dogs’ birthdays besides my own and my friend’s dog, who get a party thrown for him every year. He turned 14 this year, so that clearly requires a BBQ and sangria party with Winnie the Pooh dog costumes and doggie cupcakes.

 

Post # 16
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: August 2013

 Another cat person here, and we totally celebrate our cats birthdays…

This was the 15th of June this year when my little baby turned 1! Then our big cat turned 4 on the 6th of August this year, and DH was sitting in Paris sighing because we couldn’t be home in Canada and celebrate with him… So, @MrsPanda99: you might be silly – but you’re not alone! 🙂

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