Lassie’s Been Around – Blog Shorts – Dog Days of Summer #3

Today is August 3rd and the third of the ten day Blog Shorts – Dog Days of Summer festival with the hostess of hostesses, Blogdramedy. This is my second round with one of her creations, following the Bog Festivus last December. You can expect some hilarity and hard to believe fiction from those brave enough to strap on their helmets for this wild ride. Each day we take a famous pooch and have our crack at telling their hidden story.

Lassie gets her time in the spotlight after falling out of the gossip columns for way too long. What could a beautiful Collie have to say after all this time? Let’s check in with the famous kid rescuer to see.

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“Do you know how many times I was called a dog?”

“I have no idea,” the reporter replied.

“I mean look at the Kardashians. I heard their name is going to be added to the pictorial dictionary as proof of what a real dog is.”

“That’s not kind.”

“Do you think I got where I am being kind?”

“I suppose not.”

“Rin Tin Tin was kind, until he got neutered. Then he went all “Cujo” on everybody. They put him down.”

“How about a comeback?”

“Are you saying I am a has been?”

“No, just been a while between movies.”

“Then my makeup crew earns their money. I been around.”

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Other dogs from the pound.

TOTO

CUJO

Other accomplices in the Dog Days of Summer.

Blogdramedy – think of me as the alpha dog

1pointperspective – circus dog (inside joke that’s not so inside if you go over and read his blog)

SteveBetz – in for a Penny, in for a pound (I AM good!)

Jtailele’s Blog – the unknown element

MC’s Whispers – speaks five languages (not including puppy-speak)

Shouts from the Abyss – he knows how to sit up and beg

H.E. Ellis – he likes pithy and, for some reason, Chevy Impalas

Lenore Diane – peanut butter & bananas sandwiches make her day

Fix it or Deal – Amy’s into robots so she building her own mechanical dog

About Joe Owens

Can you tell from my writing I love God? I hope so because that is what I want you to know most about me. I am also a writer who loves taking on fiction prompts and crafting a story. One day you will read my work in print. Until then enjoy it here! For free!
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  5. Blogdramedy says:

    Joe – do you know if Jtailele’s Blog is going to join in? She said yes but she’s not posting and I recall her commenting to you about participating. Curious as to why…I don’t have an email for her. If not, I’ll remove her from the links. Thanks!

  6. Blogdramedy says:

    And blowing smoke rings on a stogie.

  7. Amy says:

    Lassie is definitely “old Hollywood.”

  8. It’s a dog’s life.

  9. H.E. ELLIS says:

    Ha! I loved this! I can just see him swilling Martinis throughout the whole interview.

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