Tuesday, June 26, 2007

The Dogs' Aye View 10K

Hey Dogs!

Dogmom planned to do this big to-do [snicker] for our Dogs' Aye View anniversary, which is this Friday, June 29th. Almost one year ago we started writing our blog!

Anyways, dogmom is kind of a statistician... and she predicted that sometime later this week our hit counter on our blog would register our 10,000th visitor. Well, you guys tricked her and sometime during the night last night the ticker turned over 10,000! We're sitting here grinning and smiling and wagging our tails, cuz she's so freaked out that she missed it. Silly human.

Anyways, dogmom planned to do this on Friday, but in honor of all our dogblog buddies that keep coming and reading our blog, she's posting it today ...

We wanna make pawprints all over the world and celebrate our success by giving back to the people who helped to rescue us and those who work hard every day to rescue other animals from the streets or from bad situations. So, will you enter the Dogs' Aye View 10K and help us out? It's simple... just run around your keyboard ...

  • For every visitor* to the blog over the next 10 days (from Tuesday, June 26 till Friday, July 6), dogmom is going to donate 10 cents to Friends For Life Animal Sanctuary, where she adopted us!
  • But wait, there's more! She's going to donate another 10 cents for everybody that posts a comment to our blog ... about anything ... to Southwest Metro Animal Rescue, located in Chaska where we live, since they have the same no-kill philosophy about domesticated animals.
  • But wait, there's more! If you tell us in your comment that you also clicked the purple button (upper left side of our blog, under our picture... or this link) The Animal Rescue Site on our blog to help feed shelter animals ... then she's going to donate another 10 cents to EACH of these fine organizations -- Friends For Life, SWMAR and The Animal Rescue Site.
  • And, if you post a blurb and a link on YOUR blog that tells everybody and links back to us -- then she's going to donate a whole dollar (!) to the animal rescue group of your choice if you email her their information at dogsayeview@aol.com.
Got it? Four different ways to spend our dogmom's money for a good cause. We know it's a lot to remember... but we also know all the smart dogs that read our blog. Tell your dog-friends and cat-friends and even your humans - ahem, and yourselves - how much we appreciate your reading and participating in our blog over the past year and in the future. Come on, dogs! Let's organize our pack and let the pawprints be seen worldwide!

Wuf Ya !
Gomer & Opie

Here are some links:

Here's the fine print...

  • *We'll use Google Analytics to determine the number of visitors between midnight on June 26 and 11:59 p.m. on July 6.
  • All comments posted between now and 11:59 p.m. on July 6 count toward the SWMAR donation.
  • Since there's no way for us to know if you did or not, you have to tell us if you clicked the purple button ... and hopefully, you'll click the purple button at the top of their page to actually donate free food to shelter animals.
  • Don't forget to email dogmom at dogsayeview@aol.com an tell her if there is a link on your site telling your friends about our race... and your favorite rescue's information so she can get them the money. She's only human, and may not see everybody's blog in time!


Hans said...

I think what you are doing is wonderful. I wish you the best of luck with it.

- Hans

PerfectTosca said...

Well here I am! Tell the woman to cough it up! I tried the purple link and it's dead so she has to fix it and double the amount. The Woman says she is gonna do a post on you tonight so hang in there. I gotta go to the vet and get probed now. Harumph.

Peanut said...

ah we are here and we click that purple link every day through a favorite link of moms. Oh and mom says she is going to go put up a post right now.

Ferndoggle said...

What a super cool idea!!! Your Mom is the bestest! And our Mom clicks that stinkin purple button every single day (no lie). So you can count that as many times as you'd like.

We'll have Mom put up a link to the 10k tonight!

Sherman, Penny & Lola

Oscar Airedale said...

This is so great. I did click the purple link I promise, and I will spread the word on my blog. I'll let you know when I post.

Oscar x

Lorenza said...

I read about you at Peanuts blog. What you are doing is great!
I clicked the purple button. I hope it counts!
Good luck

Grammie said...

Gomer, Opie and Dogmom:
I click the purple link almost daily. All my animals are rescue animals. You can see them on Peanut's blog under Aunts and Uncles. I hope dogmom goes broke giving to all these wonderful organizations.
Peanut and Flash's Grammie

Johann The Dog said...

Woo Hoo - you rock!!!

Check this out:

and we clicked today!

We also going to put it on our other blog tomorrow AM. We'll keep you posted. Yikes, you may just go broke doing this.....

Sammy the Surf Dog said...

Hi This is Sammy the Surf Dog... my momma dont let me have my own blog but she lets me write the surfin report on hers... I like Ur blog... can we be freinds?

MaPaw said...

This is a fantastic celebration! I clicked the purple button and posted a blurb on my blog linking to yours.

Sasha said...

Pretty cool idea. I linked to you from my blog, and clicked the purple link.

wally said...

I read about this on Peanut's blog and oh my dog this is such a great idea! I clicked the purple link (and tried to find a way to add one to my site but I don't know how! I'll e-mail you) and I'm going to add a link to your blog post today.

Rescues rule!


ps. Nanook mentioned that maybe for the next DWB get-together or celebration we should do some sort of fundraising which I think is a great idea!

Sophie Brador said...

Wow! You guys might have to mortgage the house for this one, because I think you will get lots of traffic. I will definitely click the purple button and I will also link to your site .... and you should give that $1 to whatever organization you guys think needs it the most because your mom is clearly on the ball about this stuff. Way to go Dog's Aye View doggies and mom!

Gomer & Opie said...

Thanks everybody! So far so good. Do you think we should tell dogmom about the money part yet?

Wuf Ya!

Dakota said...

I'm here through MaPaw's site. You guys are doing a wonderful thing, spending all your mom's money like this!!!
Keep on spending.
I'm taking The Mom's card and checking out that purple site you mention. I look quite striking in purple..........

Anonymous said...

Im not only here, I clicked the purplse button as well.

Kudos to you!!

KuBrin Kaos said...

ok it took me several re-reads to work it out. But I think I've got it now.

I'm only a wolfie after all.

Kerrio said...

I'm clicking the purple paw. I am I am!

Cynthia Blue said...

Hey hey wonderful idea! :) And fun site too!

snow said...

Brilliant idea purple link clicked and the word has now spread to the UK well done! snow xx

Holly said...

I clicked it!!! What a great idea. So far I am the third doggie my human has rescued. She loves to save animals! You are doing a wonderful thing!


Gus said...

OK, me n Teka are here for you. We are rescue puppies too, and think your dog mom is fantastic for doing this! We clicked the purple link (we try to do this every day, actually, but sometimes we are too lazy) and we will mention you in our blog tonight

ps. we saw you on Wally's blog.

(is that the equivalent of "Joe sent me?"

Cairo The Boxer said...

WoW your dog mom has lots of bones.

FleasGang said...

Click, click, click! We can hear the clank of the money jar from here! (and we clicked the purple button too!)

The FleasGang

The Army of Four said...

Way to go, woo guys! We're all rescuees! You're doing a real nice thing!
PS: My buddy Magnum of MaPaw sent me!

Jackson said...

Hey Gus the WFT sent me. What a great idea. I pawed the purple button! J x

Key West Collies said...

The Key West collies say go Gomer and Opie. You are doing the work of the Great Dane. Dog Speed.

Snowball said...


I have clicked on the purple box and have posted about your great act on my blog. Do visit my blog some time.


Girl Girl Hamster said...

Hi, I'm came here from Tosca's blog. This is such a great thing you're doing for the doggies

~ girl girl

Gomer & Opie said...

This is SO totally Pawsome, dogs!
Wuf Ya!

Jake of Florida said...

We think what you're doing is great! My brother, Just Harry, was rescued after a hurricane and we adopted him in September 2005. So we do appreciate all the amazing folks who devote their lives to rescue animals in distress.

We clicked on the purple link. But since we're kind of new here, we haven't yet figured out how to put a link to your site on our blog.

Anyway, good luck in this great marathon. We hope you get lots of comments and make it through the 10k!!

Jake and Just Harry

Pappy's Fella said...

Excellent effort.

ChaCha & Yuki said...

Hello! i'm here from Pearly's blog. it's heart warming to know that so many people out there care for the stray and abondoned animals.

the animal rescue site is one of my hooman's favourite link too! she clicks it (nearly) everyday as well as the other related stes;)

i will post about you by the end of today;)


Augel said...

Hooray! I already clicked the purple button, and now I am leaving a comment. Isn't it great 3 birds in one stone!

And here's more, I've told everybody about this contest. Check this out:


Please tell your Mommy that she can choose the charity she wants to donate the $1.

Run along doggies (and humans)! Let's get this going.


IndyPindy said...

That's so cool! My mom does some of her holiday shopping at The Animal Rescue Site every year. They have really neat things!

Tell your human mom thanks for us! We volunteer with Harnessed to Hope Northern Breed Rescue, so we are so grateful to your mom for helping shelter dogs! Woooooo!

Balboa said...

Your mom is gonna spend a lot of money but penny, dime, and dollar will be worth it.

What a generous and loving mommy.

Frenchie Snorts

Dory and Liza said...

Hey guys - not only did we click the purple box - we book marked it so we can go back!!

Happy 4th!!

Love Dory

kingsley said...

Hi Gomer and Opie,

I just came via Oscar the airdale's blog and i think that it is a wonderful thing that you are doing!

Your mom is really wonderful and generous!

I'm going to put a link on my blog too!!

Jenn said...

yay! great idea! : ) i clicked the purple button too. : ) Thanks for doing this.

Fox's Mom said...

I clicked the purple and am going back to the site after this post. God bless all three of you. I learned about your blog through Cubby Goes Digital, where I also learned about some great people who are helping some Boxers in Rescue get to their hopefully forever homes.

Casey said...

What a great idea, and purple paw is a great site. I'll post a link on mine. Good luck!

Anonymous said...

I was adopted from Southwest Metro Animal Rescue! My human mom volunteers for that organization and loves it. Thank you for supporting all the animals that need forever homes :)

Merle's Mom said...

I think this is great! I click the purple paw buttons everyday- a reminder is sent right to my email. Thanks for giving back to the community!

e said...

This is so cool.
We're going to link you and update our blog. But maybe do that tomorrow cause we're a little sad about Scubee.


paradise9999 said...

I'm so excited you are donating to SWMAR! The local (Chaska) stray population is out of control and donation dollars allow us to rescue these animals and make sure they not only find a new loving home, but help us cover the cost to get them spayed/neutered to help prevent further breeding.

TAPhillips said...

Whoooooooo hoooooo!

Amanda said...

Hooray for dogmom! What a great idea for helping rescue groups raise always needed funds! Although i can't say i tried your link, i visit the Pet Rescue site every day to feed the shelter animals! Can a public post on my MY Space account blog work as a "blog"?
Well, regardless, great idea and good for you!!

TAPhillips said...

Hey Amanda! We think that's a great idea!

Wuf Ya Everydoggie!
Gomer & Opie

Dachsies Rule said...

10 cents ... we are here
10 cents ... we are leaving a comment -- thanks for coming to visit Sammy for his adoption day!
30 cents ... we clicked your button but we don't know if it worked since Mom had already clicked from this (work) computer (and the one at home)
$1 !!! We need to go set up a link.

Louise said...

I think what you are doing is wonderful. I hit the purple button (then again I do so whenever I turn on the computer) and here is my comment :)

I rescued 2 dogs from our local pound one beautiful mutt and a basset hound they had no room for and were going to put to sleep!

All the best!

Teresa said...

Please tell your mom she's doing a wonderful thing for the doggies. And I clicked the purple button!

deuce and leslie said...

I have a special link on my site! Thanks, Opie and Gomer and Dogmom.
Save enough money for cookies and toys for yourself!

TAPhillips said...

Yipee! So far so good! Only 12 more hours to go!

Angel said...

You know who I am. My dad told me to post to help raise some money! (He said he also enjoys it when a friend spends her money!)

Yes, we clicked on the purple button (cough it up!)

By the way: I laughed and laughed when I saw the boys and the bathtub! Hee-hee! Boys are so dumb -- and chicken! You won't find me trembling in the bathtub when things get loud! I'm nice and comfy in my dad's arms!