Hi there ! I'm Casper D Dog. I am a miniature American Eskimo Dog or Eskie for short. Welcome to my website! I am a fun loving little doggie. Read all about my adventures in my regular blog posts plus I have lots of pictures/videos to show you. You can also check out shirts and gift items from my shop or help us with our fundraising to help out other doggies.
Casper N Caboodle

Casper N Caboodle
Love dogs? Then you will love our stuff. Check out dog breed themed shirts, mugs, magnets, stickers, license plate frames, and other gift items from my shop.

Here are some designs from CasperNCaboodle. Click on each image on the left to go see the products available for each design.
American Eskimo Dog Wall Calendars
American Eskimo Dog Wall Calendar
American Eskimo Dog Wall Calendars featuring 12 full color pages of your favorite American Eskimo Dog. Perfect for any Eskie lover.
American Eskimo Dog Wall Calendar
Each month features an Eskie picture with colorful borders to make each month more special. Makes a great gift item!

American Eskimo Dog Wall Calendar
American Eskimo dogs love to have fun. Each calendar month features a different Eskie adventure!

American Eskimo Dog Keepsake Doll
American Eskimo Dog Keepsake Doll
Get your very own American Eskimo Dog Doll! Stuffed with real Eskie fur! Makes a great keepsake of your beloved furchild. A unique and personal collectible for any Eskie lover.

The following causes are very important to me so we have set up these fundraisers to help out my fellow doggies. These designs are available on shirts and other gift items and all commissions earned go to each cause.

Find A Cure For IMHAI was diagnosed with Evans Syndrome in 2006. It is a combination of IMHA/AIHA (Immune Mediated Hemolytic Anemia/Auto-Immune Hemolytic Anemia) and IMT/ITP (Immune Mediated Thrombocytopenia/Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura). I was hospitalized for over a week and received numerous blood transfusions and a cocktail of immunosuppressants to save my life. I was weaned off the medications due to complications such as Cushings Disease but after a few months off the drugs, I relapsed again so I am currently back on medication. I continue to fight this disease everyday. There is no cure for this disease so please help support the fight for a cure. Meisha's Hope Fund and Morris Animal Foundation has teamed up to find a cure for IMHA with Autoimmune/Immune-Mediated Hemolytic Anemia Fund #338. Immune-Mediated Hemolytic Anemia is a serious blood disorder and scientists estimate over 50% of dogs diagnosed with it will die from the condition. Affected dogs show signs of weakness, lethargy, exercise intolerance and anorexia. This deadly blood disorder occurs when something triggers the dog's body to attack its own red blood cells. Despite aggressive immunosuppressive therapy, this disease has a very high mortality rate. Many dogs die shortly after diagnosis, so an effective early treatment is critical. All commissions earned from this design will go to the Meisha's Hope AIHA/IMHA Fund #338 at Morris Animal Foundation.

American Eskimo Dog RescueEveryday, people are working together to rescue Eskies and to help them find their forever homes. Show your support for these wonderful people and organizations. All commissions earned from this cartoon American Eskimo dog design will go to Eskie Rescue.

Opt To AdoptMommie adopted me in 2005 and she always says it is the best thing ever. Loving dogs are waiting in shelters around the country to be adopted. Opt to adopt and make a loving forever home for these poor dogs. All commissions earned from this design will go to local animal shelters.

Here are some links that you may find interesting.

American Eskimo Dog Information

Check out information on American Eskimo Dogs. Learn all about our sizes, appearance, temperament, grooming needs and more.

Thinking Of Getting A Dog

Taking care of a dog is a BIG responsibility. Dogs are totally dependent on their masters their entire lives so there are a lot of things to consider. Here are some things to think about before getting a dog.

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Monday, February 09, 2009

Oh boy! Snow!

They had a great surprise for me this weekend. I was all excited coz I saw Mommie packing my bag. That usually means I am in for an adventure. So we got in the car and drove off. After the first hour, I fell asleep coz we had not gotten there yet. I was still wondering where we were headed but was too sleepy to keep looking out the window. Finally, we arrived and when I got out of the car, my feet landed on SNOW. Wowwwweeee!!!! We were in Lake Tahoe. I was so happy! We got into the hotel and I was all excited sniffing around and investigating the place. The hotel was ready for me. They had a blanket, a bowl and treats for me. But Mommie brought me my own bowl and blanket coz she said it would be safer for me. I did get to eat the treats though. Hehe!

Lookit my big vacation bed! I am still shedding like crazy so Mommie brought my blanket from home for me to lay on. I was all excited to start playing in the snow but Mommie said it was time for bed. It was a long drive to get here so she said we would play in the morning.

The next day, I was up bright and early but everyone was still snoozing. I kept trying to wake Mommie up but she said it was too early. So I waited impatiently. Finally, everyone was up but I had to wait for everyone to get dressed and to go get breakfast. It is better to be a doggie. I was ready to go out instantly coz I had my built in sweater. Teehee! Outside the room, the had these neat-o chairs in the hallway. You could sit on these and watch the snow outside.

There was a golf course outside and it was all filled with snow so that is where we played. Here are some action shots of me having a great time in the snow.

I love munching on snow. Here is a video of me eating away at my snowball.

I also had loads of fun riding this snow saucer. Mommie's friend brought it over a week ago and I rode on it immediately. It was fun and they pushed me around the living room in the saucer. Now I know what it is really for. Teehee! Mommie also rode with me for a bit. It was good we had it coz I got tired really quick from playing so I rested in the saucer while they pulled me so that they could keep walking in the snow.

Soon we found a great spot to make a snowman. So while I rested, they went to work. Mommie thought it would be a good idea to make a snow Eskie. I was real curious about it coz it kind of looked like me.

Then I decided to pose like it.

Here's a picture of the snowmen with the snow Eskie.

Murphy and his Mom came over to admire our handiwork. I played with Murphy for a bit and he pulled me in my saucer for a while. He also rode the saucer down a slope a few times. It looked like fun but Mommie said I might fall out. We decided to head back shortly after that also coz it was getting really cold and I was too tired already. So back we went so I could take a long nap.

After that, we went in search of dinner. There was a small doggie store beside the grocery so Mommie took me there. She got me some treats and was paying for it when she noticed that I had picked my own treat from the display. She checked it out and said it looked ok for me to have so she bought it for me. Wheee!!! This is such a great vacation!!! I get to spend all day with Mommie and play in the snow and get treats, too!!!

The next day was bit of a downer though. I was too tired still from the previous day's activities so even though I wanted to play, I did not have the energy. I did not even have energy to enjoy riding the saucer anymore. Then I saw a doggie and wanted to say hello so badly. I gave a holler to call the doggie over. Mommie said the sound I made sounded so sad. He was running after a ball that his owner threw. Then we found out that he was the doggie of the person in charge of cleaning the rooms in the hotel. Mommie let me say hello to him through the window. And Mommie's friend went in to ask if the doggie passed my health checklist to see if I can say hello directly but he said the dog growled at him. Yikes! So we scrapped that idea. And then came the runs. Sigh! Mommie thinks it may have been all the snow I ate or perhaps the treat I picked out. So they had to wash my butt before leaving coz it was a mess. We decided to head home earlier than planned coz I was too tired and had the runs. I guess it was too much excitement for me. But I am still so happy we got to go. I love the snow! I slept the entire drive home dreaming of my adventures. Today, I am still having the runs so I am to rest the whole day. Phooey! I hope it clears up soon so I can ride my saucer again in the living room and pretend I am in Tahoe. Teehee!


Anonymous Anonymous said...

Casper, you have the best vacations! You look so happy running and playing in the snow.

That was really nice of the Hotel to have a blanket, treats and a bowl set up just for you.

The little snow Eskie looks just like you, how cute!


4:29 PM  
Blogger White Dog Blog said...

I am sorry that you got all tired out but rest up and you will be fine...your vacation seemd magical! The Snow Eskie did look just like you and you were so beautiful scampering through the white powder. I am glad you had that cool saucer to play with. Thanks for sharing what was obviously a marvelous moment.

5:12 PM  
Blogger Teddy Bear said...

How fun! It looks like you had a great time in Lake Tahoe. We were in Tahoe too. I loved the video of you munching on the snow!

Teddy Bear

5:51 PM  
Blogger Hana said...

Wow, what a great dogventure you had!!! And I love the snoweskie, snowman, and snowwoman! The photo of you posing with the snoweskie is hilarious! I'm sorry you got the runs. Rest up, Casper, and I hope you feel better real soon.
~Hana the Dog

8:37 PM  
Blogger Snowball said...

Casper, do you know that you have a very handsome smile? You never fail to send your happiness across to us by just simply show your smile. I am so glad to see you having fun!


9:36 PM  
Blogger Maxie said...

Hi Casper,

I love reading your blog. I think that you are such a strong dog for all that you have gone through. You have a nice smile also.
By the way, can I your site as a link to my blog?


10:48 PM  
Blogger Trudis said...

casper, i love the snow eskie. he looks just like you!

what fun adventure you had. you really know how to enjoy. i pray that you will continue to have good health.

lovelots from the philippines,

12:54 AM  
Blogger White Dog Blog said...

Have you recover from your snow adventure? I hope you are feeling back to GREAT and that your mom has some new adventures planned for the near future.

3:29 PM  
Blogger Casper said...

Hi Siku
Yup, my poopies are all back to normal. I am hoping I will be having an adventure again soon. Teehee!!!

7:49 PM  

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