Dogs and Daffodils


Last week we finally had our first real sign of Spring.

I was so excited to see these gorgeous little daffodils bloom into beautiful yellow flowers.

They were around for a day and a half and then it snowed.


Luckily I knew the snow was coming and I was able to save them from a very short life and enjoy them a longer than nature wanted me too.

Spring flowers are blooming in most areas now and it’s such a happy sight but keep in mind that there are quite a few flowers that can be harmful to dogs if ingested, such as these beautiful daffodils, so be sure to monitor your dogs if they have access to your gardens.


Sherman is very good with flowers which is why I was able to trust him with the daffodils. Leroy would of tried to eat them!

Want some great tips on how to take awesome pictures of your Spring flowers? Check out this blog post on the ProFlowers blog.

In other news, I’m sorry I haven’t been able to visit a lot of your blogs lately, Leroy hasn’t been feeling well and I’ve been focusing my time on him. He had a few bad days last week, and a very tough Saturday but the good news, is he seems to be doing much as of right now!

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37 Comments on Dogs and Daffodils

  1. Sarah
    April 21, 2014 at 1:46 am (2 years ago)

    What lovely photos and I am so sorry to hear that Leroy is poorly. I do hope he is starting to feel loads better :( Just thought I would introduce myself as your blog has given me so much pleasure over the last few weeks. I absolutely adore dogs and I am experienced dog owner and have had five Rotties over the years with my latest two boys living a lovely healthy and active life with my husband and I. However my life will be changing so much on Saturday (!!) when I collect my beautiful Dexter, my 8.5 week old brown Newfie and I am so excited (plus a little nervous like a new parent!!) and I so want to give him the best life ever. We are totally committed to giving this wonderful boy the best life ever and hope to learn and share with you and your boys over the coming months and years. Thanks for an amazing blog, you are an inspiration and the love you have for your boys is just amazing and sooo special. Much love, Sarah xxx

  2. melF
    April 21, 2014 at 7:42 am (2 years ago)

    Beautiful flowers Jen. We had the same kind of week. Spring days, followed by snow, now back to spring. My tulips are just starting to come up and I am so excited!No daffodils yet, but I am hoping!
    Glad to hear Leroy is doing better too. Happy Monday!
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  3. beth
    April 21, 2014 at 9:12 am (2 years ago)

    When I first saw the title I got a visual of Leroy or Sherman or both laying amongst your daffodils

  4. Hawk aka BrownDog
    April 21, 2014 at 10:38 am (2 years ago)

    Hi Y’all!

    We spent a couple of days in the mountains last week and guess what! It snowed!

    Hope Leroy is soon “all better”.

    Y’all come by now,
    Hawk aka BrownDog

    Y’all come by now,
    Hawk aka BrownDog
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  5. Emma
    April 21, 2014 at 10:48 am (2 years ago)

    The flowers look so good with the brown fur! Sorry to hear about Leroy. My sister Katie has been having a few new issues the past week or so too. It is really hard for mom. Maybe Leroy and Katie should get together with what is ailing them. Hope he continues to be better!
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  6. Diana Stoll
    April 21, 2014 at 10:56 am (2 years ago)

    Wow. Sherman — that face, those eyes. He’s precious.

  7. Jen
    April 21, 2014 at 11:34 am (2 years ago)

    There were a couple of daffodils blooming at the library, but I think they died in the FROST we had last week….ugh.
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  8. stella rose
    April 21, 2014 at 11:51 am (2 years ago)

    ahhh we loved that picture…we sure hope Leroy is doing better now.
    stella rose

  9. Jen K
    April 21, 2014 at 12:48 pm (2 years ago)

    Adorable photos! Glad to read Leroy is feeling better.
    No flowers in our house – dogs are fine with them. Cats… not so much.
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  10. Bailey
    April 21, 2014 at 1:21 pm (2 years ago)

    Great shots. We shot some pics of our daffodils last week, too. We love our spring flowers.
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  11. Holly @ A Pet's Life
    April 21, 2014 at 4:10 pm (2 years ago)

    Sorry about Leroy – hopefully he is feeling better today!

    Sherman you look so adorable with the daffodils! They are such a nice cheery color :)

  12. Jan K
    April 21, 2014 at 4:59 pm (2 years ago)

    I’m glad to hear Leroy is getting better….I hope that continues. It is so stressful when they are ill, isn’t it?
    The daffodils are beautiful. I’m just getting crocuses now, but I guess it’s a good thing we didn’t get the daffodils….they would have gotten snowed on here too. I hope spring is finally here to stay!
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  13. The OP Pack
    April 21, 2014 at 7:07 pm (2 years ago)

    Oh, we didn not know that daffy-dils were on the no-no list for pups. Luckily we don’t have any in our yard, but we do see lots of them on our walks. Sorry to hear about Leroy – hope he is much better soon.

    Woos – Phantom, Ciara, and Lightning

  14. Dolly the Doxie
    April 21, 2014 at 8:41 pm (2 years ago)

    I’m very sorry to hear that Leroy hasn’t been feeling well, I hope he is on the mend. The daffodils popped here over the weekend. Its such a pretty sight, especially since I have seen them covered in snow before! We didn’t even know that daffodils were toxic until we wrote our blog! Love Dolly
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  15. Lauranne
    April 22, 2014 at 7:16 am (2 years ago)

    Mity is allergic to daffodils and if he gets close he gets an awful wheezing – they are now banned from the house!
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  16. Jessica
    April 22, 2014 at 12:49 pm (2 years ago)

    I’m glad that Leroy is on the mend, although I would have preferred him to stay well in the first place.

    Sherman looks very lovely with your daffodils. This is the time of year when it always starts to confuse me that it isn’t spring everywhere. Our weather has been in the 80s for weeks.
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  17. Maggie
    April 22, 2014 at 7:21 pm (2 years ago)

    Oh, how I love spring flowers! There don’t seem to be many (any?) daffodils down here in the bayou, but I just adore them. I hope Leroy is feeling better!! Keep us posted!
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  18. Ruby
    April 23, 2014 at 9:32 am (2 years ago)

    I had no idea about daffodils being poisonous to dogs. Thanks!

  19. Julie Smith
    April 23, 2014 at 10:02 pm (2 years ago)

    I’m sorry about Leroy, hope he is doing better, i had no idea about daffodils can be poisonous to dogs, i’m going to check my back yard next time. Pretty pictures by the way


  20. Dog-Shame
    April 27, 2014 at 4:46 pm (2 years ago)

    Can we just tell you that Sherman and Leroy are as cute as they come? We don’t think we’ve ever had a Newfie submitted to our site. Maybe they’re just too angelic.


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