Say a Little Prayer

a new hairdo

Yeah, I’m going for a ride. But it ain’t gonna be pretty. I’m off to the doGtor.

You might remember that I told y’all a few weeks ago about my dental procedure. Actually, it’s only a cleaning. But while I’m on the table, my doGtor is going to remove a bunch of little bumps from my eyelids. I’ve got these little things on both eyes. We don’t think they’re serious, but they’ll be removed just to make sure.

And I’m not pleased about it. Not one little bit. I’m no spring chicken. And I don’t like pain. Of any kind. And I think it’s going to hurt.

By the time it’s over, my whole mouth is gonna hurt and both of my eyes are going to be sore and have stitches in them.

I just can’t talk about it anymore. So, if you wouldn’t mind, would you please cross your paws for me today?

And please cross your paws for my peepstress. She’s gone off the deep end because She thinks doGtor Elliott is going to shave my beautiful eyebrows.

Now, between us pals, I don’t think that’s going to happen. Because I’ve had a little chat with doGtor Elliott myself and said, “Hey, please don’t take my royal good looks away from me. It’s bad enough I don’t have a fine groomer anymore, but if I were to lose my eyebrows, I think I’d just curl up and stay in the house forever.” So, doGtor Elliott said, “Stuart, I have to remove just enough of the hair on your eyes to put a stitch in when I remove the little bumps because I can’t stitch over hair. It’s not sanitary. Understand?”

I said, “uh…I’m not so sure, but I trust you.”

Oh me. Oh me oh me. My oh my.

About The Scottie Chronicles

Winston welcomes you to The Scottie Chronicles - a dog blog that began in 2009 as a voice for Stuart, a more than memorable black, brindle and white Scottish Terrier who captured hearts around the world. Stuart passed suddenly in December 2015 from cardiac hemangiosarcoma, a nasty cancer that took him far too early. He would have been 11 years old in March 2017. The Scottie Chronicles is dedicated to Stuart and the joy he shared with everyone who met him or saw him from afar. If you love Scotties, please follow along. Arroooo!
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35 Responses to Say a Little Prayer

  1. Paws and everythngy crossed fur you today Stuart.
    Sending you and your peeps lots of luffs and hugs
    Loves an dlicky kisses
    Princess Leah xxx

  2. oh you poor baby!! Yes we have our paws crossed and are sending TONS of POTP to you today!!!! Barks and licks and love, Dakota

    DakotasDen

  3. Stuart I sure cross my paws for you and I hope your Dr. Elliot will be careful with your eyebrows… my mom accidentally removed a half one of hers and she looked… ummm… well, your dogtor has well trained paws for that, right? Guess what? I have to go to that cleaning-torture too… please tell me how it was , ok?

  4. Scout says:

    Paws are crossed Stuart. You will be fine – you are a strapping healthy guy. It’s best to do this preventative stuff even though it’s icky. Perhaps the peep needs a sedative to get her through the day – I don’t know who it’s harder on when we have things done to us – us or the peeps. Prayers and paws crossed my friend.

  5. Two French Bulldogs says:

    We have all our feets crossed for you
    Lily & Edward

  6. Everything’s going to go smoothly, I just knows it. We’ll cross our paws.

  7. Good luck, Stuart! We’ll be holding a good thought for you today!

  8. Oh pal, I have my paws crossed for you and I am sending some POTP your way.
    Oz

  9. Stuart, we have you in our hearts today. Best of luck with all of your procedures. We hope you won’t be in much discomfort afterwards…and hey, there might be ice cream for your poor mouth!

  10. roweeee says:

    So sorry to hear you’re off to the Dogter and that you need to have a few procedures down. My dog Bilbo went to the vet last week and his approach was first try to escape and after that failed, he lay firmly on his stomach to reduce access points. Quite difficult, therefore, to get the thermometer going.
    I felt quite sorry for Bilbo as he thought he’d won Lotto and was going for a drive in the car to the beach. You can imagine his extreme disappointment. He had his two jabs and they stabbed a needle into a lump but the lab could read the slide so we’re still in the dark.
    Good luck Stuart! xx Rowena, Bilbo and Lady

  11. We will be thinking about you and keep our paws crossed! Take care!

  12. Laura Rivers says:

    We’ll be praying for you Stuart

  13. rjkeyedup says:

    Prayers and paws crossed from NY Stu…. and for your Peeptress!
    Ozzy & Callie

  14. corkscot says:

    Prayers and good thoughts for you and your mom. STAY SCOTTIE STRONG!

  15. Edgar says:

    Oh Stu!!! That doesn’t sound so good…mum loves my eyebrows too – has the groomer leave them a little long. Says it makes me look distinguished. Heavens! Don’t worry Stuart and peep…you’ll be fine. Stay Scottie Stoic – everything will BE OKAY!!! Okay?

    Edgar and his mum

  16. Oh, poor you, Stuart!!! I have my paws crossed that you will be okay and that your Mom can relax. Just remember, your eyebrows can grow back!!! *ear licks* Noodle

  17. nordhuesn says:

    All 60 fingers n toes crossed for you and POTP to boot! Elsa had the same thing done to her in April. She only had 2 eye bumps removed, same eye while they did her teeth. She had to wear the “cone of silence” for a week. Me n Andy only made fun of her a couple of times. Your royalness comes from within, so even without eyebrows, you will still be king! Good luck and prayers for your Peeps!

  18. Donna says:

    It will be over before you know it. Hang in there. Love and hugs to you and your Peeps!!

  19. Gavin says:

    You and the Peeps are in our thoughts and prayers, Stuart! Dogtor will take such care with you fer sure, and the bits of eyebrow hair WILL come back. We all start lookin’ like the Velveteen Rabbit as we get on in life, butt shows how long lived and well loved we are, RIGHT? Let us know when yer back today, OK?

  20. Kismet says:

    Have the peepstress get you fake eyelashes. They should be made for elephants to be the right size-your vet should carry them.

  21. Kaci says:

    Best of luck and don’t forget to pupdate us about it when you get back from the quack.

  22. we have our paws crossed for you Stuart

  23. bentley2 says:

    POTP, Good Luck Stuart that everything will be just perfect for you.
    Bentley

  24. Oh Stuart! I’ve got my paws crossed real tight for you dude! I don’t thinks any Dogtor could take your good looks…eyebrows or no eyebrows! If you want to look a little ‘punk’, I could gives your mine…a little tan brows could be the Next BIG Thing! hehehe
    Kisses,
    Ruby ♥

  25. Lee says:

    Oh Stuart it is always dark before the dawn but dang if they take your brows it might be light more of the time. Of course I am saying a prayer for you.
    Thanks for being a friend
    Sweet William The Scot

  26. I totally understand dearStuart.
    Trust me, you feel like a new man when the nasties are gone , particularly from your mouth. Hugs.
    Aunt Sharon xx

  27. theguster says:

    You will be in out thoughts and prayers all day, Stuart. We vow not to uncross our paws till it’s over. Your dogtor is the best, not to worry. Please be strong for the peepstress, this is going to be very difficult for her, as you know. Show her what you’re made of! Strong like steel, fearless and stoic like William Wallace, another fine Scotsman like you!

    McDuff & Mom

  28. Anonymous says:

    Good Luck Stuart that everything will be just perfect for you

  29. rottrover says:

    Stuart, POTP coming your way…

    -Ruby and Otto

  30. Hope all goes well at da dogtur.

  31. Stuart, hope everything went well today. We are sending you luvs and POTP galore!
    Marty, Mom and the Gang

  32. Wylie says:

    Thinking of you Stuart! Hope all is well, and I am sure your peep is taking fine care of you. Ask for ice cream!

  33. Aloha and POTP to you my friend. It will all turn out to be great. You will look back and laugh at this…well, not really…but you’ll be 100% soon!

  34. Laura Marec says:

    Please don’t worry, Stu and your Peeps! Really! Mum says that her previous Angel doggie who crossed the Rainbow Bridge, had the same thing done, and it was hardly noticeable. If it’s the same thing as hers, they are just like little skin tags or little moles on the eyelids that form as we get older. They also removed dem when she had her teeth cleaned! Really it was fine. We are praying everything goes well. God Bless YOU, dear friend!
    Love,
    Riley-Puppy and Tessie-Girl

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