A rainy Monday morning

Me and Nellie waiting to come inside.

Me and Nellie waiting to come inside.

Greetings loyal readers and fellow maremmas (if there are any of you out there in blogland)  Today, mummy is home from work.  She says that she is very busy running a laundry service.  She is up to her ears in dirty washing.  Between brother’s dirty rugby gear and the boyfriends filthy jeans and shoes she is very busy.  Yes, that’s right, mummy is doing the boyfriend’s washing.  Somehow, he managed to get very grubby at the pawty.  Something about falling down a lot and getting very muddy. Me and Nellie can’t understand why he would be falling over.  Must have been something he eat.  Mummy says she knows it was a week since the pawty but his jeans were so dirty, it has taken her all week to get them clean.  At least mummy doesn’t have to worry about cleaning Me and Nellie.  We are totally self-cleaning.  Maremmas are well-known for mud not sticking to our fur.   You can read about our coat at the following link: http://www.angelfire.com/biz7/maremma/breed/history.html

Off Me and Nellie go.  It is almost time for our morning dinner and We must be there.  Love Nellie and Jasper.


The view on the way to town.  Looking towards the Tararua ranges.

The view on the way to town. Looking towards the Tararua ranges.

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19 Responses to A rainy Monday morning

  1. Awwww. You and Nellie look so pretty waiting to come in for morning dinner. I am also very alert when it is time for my morning dinner. Mom wishes filth would not stick on my fur. Filth is a good thing… Right???

    Love and licks,

  2. emma says:

    My sister hates to be dirty but if she is, she has the same self cleaning fur…mom loves that part about the fur…the shedding not so much 🙂

  3. catchatcaren says:

    My Mom did laundry all day today too! Barks and licks and love, Dakota

  4. How wonderful for Maremmas! Alaskan Malamutes are self-cleaning too! Mama says everything just falls or brushes right off. Wooooooos to yoooowoooooo! Kuruk and Nalle

  5. Maybe he was trying to roll in the grass. Lee and Phod

  6. Zena says:

    raffy’s a little like you two, he comes back from the park dirty and an hour later he’s back to being cream again – me – not so much 🙂

  7. Kyla says:

    Uh, Mummy. You’re doing the boy friend’s washing???? That’s not YOUR job. Let sister try it out and keep to it. Really.

  8. That is awesome that your coat has mud release 🙂 Chessie’s are a bit like that too, thank goodness. The photos are great!!

  9. two engaging goldens says:

    Wonderful view on your way to town and we hear your drought has broken. Great news. Our mum also thinks sister should take care of her boyfriend’s grotty jeans 🙂 High Five Paws – Honey and Nutty.

  10. Sage says:

    This must have been laundry day! I even got washed. Sometimes dirt sticks to me–you two are so lucky!!

  11. All I can say is that it sounds as if you guys are having a far better time than your poor mom. Golly, how did boyfriend convince her to do his washing? I need to learn that trick.

  12. Mom had a lot of laundry today too… seems my dad is related with the boyfriend…:o)

  13. Nikitaland says:

    I love the photo by the door! That is so adorable! They never take a bad photo though, as they are so beautiful and photogenic! Have a great day!

  14. Chancy and his cats says:

    You and Nellie always look sparkling clean. Your white coats show up so nice against that lush green grass. Hugs and nose kisses

  15. Morning dinner? Is that the same as breakfast OR is that something in addition to breakfast in which case where do we sign up for ours??
    Wally & Sammy

  16. Two French Bulldogs says:

    It rained here too last night and this morning, yuk! This one over here takes to long feeding is too
    Benny & Lily

  17. Misaki says:

    My mummy has the same problem with daddy’s washing BOL

  18. tylersat99 says:

    Those are great coats to have like the Newfs. Just let them dry and all the dirt brushes out. Bog dogs lot of brushing but much easier than bath 🙂

  19. Dougall says:

    Hmmm… How do I get this dirt repellent furs?

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