Have A Merri One!

CO would like to wish Merri a happy 10th birthday today! One doggeh that loves to DIG IN. “Some photos from the last winter. This is Merri, an English Spr(o)inger Spaniel. He is 10 today, the 21st! I took them in Espoo, a city in Southern Finland. Much love from your loyal fans, Doomchild & Merri.”








  1. Aww, what a cutie pie! Happy Birthday to you, Merri 🙂

  2. 260Oakley says:

    In the second photo we see Merri getting the very popular Finish facial treatment known as Snowtox.

  3. Look at those feet!! Oh and Happy Bday Merri! Enjoy…..

  4. Doomchild is one of our commenters!! Yay for Merri and doomchild! 🙂

  5. jlamusings says:

    Happy Bday, Merri! And yes, those floofy feet are awesome! Love the 2nd pic of the nose dive- how can you not smile looking at that pure joy?

  6. fleurdamour says:

    I hope I am that spry at 70 (in hoomin years).

  7. doomchild (and Merri) says:

    Thank you ever so much CO, and all you dear commenters!
    *offers cake and tea to everyone*

  8. In the 3rd pic I think Merri is doing the Snoopy dance.

  9. Hyvää syntymäpäivää Merri!

    (Or in case you were just visiting, that’s happy birthday in Finnish! And obviously, if you were just visiting, welcome back! For the record, it’s quite a few degrees warmer here at the moment 🙂 )

  10. “My snowman impression” got me good! A day-long laugh for sure.

  11. marthava says:

    LOL Spr(o)inger Spaniel. Heh.

  12. Rachael says:

    The joy!! The sheer and utter joy that can only be expressed by a dog. Happy Birfday, sweetie pie! 🙂

  13. Cheers!!

  14. 2nd pic. gentic research reveals Merri has some foxes on his family tree. The super acute hearing of a fox has been passed down to Merri as is proved by his diving into the snow. did he hear a mouse or squirrel?
    Happy Brirthday 🙂

  15. whawhawhatsis says:

    Happy birthday to Merri! It’s a shame he doesn’t like to play in the snow. 😉

  16. “Espoo” is an awesome name for a city.

  17. He is a cutie! How can snowy days not be bright when you are around that much fun!
    Happy Birthday!

  18. has everyone seen the commercial for the new hi-def nature show, where the fox leaps up in the air and comes down and goes nose-and-toebeans-first about half-a-fox deep into the snow with the rest of him sticking straight up?

    they can keep the rest of the show. just run that clip for an hour and i’ll be cool with it.