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Friday, January 7, 2011

Ready Set - GO!!

Don't mind me, I am just out for my morning run. When I finish up here, I am going to pick up a cheeseburger and fries hit the gym and lift some serious weights. Who knew training was so hard!!!

Training for what you ask? Only THE BIGGEST AND MOST EXCITING EVENT of the year!!!!

That's right, Bunny has challenged me to a race. Apparently, she suspects my "World's Fastest Dog" video might be a fake!! 

Now, Bunny and I are dear friends, but these are serious accusations! I am an honest, law-abiding dog (aside from a brief stint in Cook County jail) and will not let my good name be smeared.

The RACE will take place "LIVE" on Saturday, February 5th. It will be broadcast on both of our blogs for your viewing pleasure. 

Brother Roo will be serving as my coach, manager, and general go-to-guy. They don't call him Mr. Fix-It for nothing (wink wink). 

As you can see, I have been pumping some serious iron!! Watch out Bunny, I am coming to get you!


  1. P.S: Feel free to take this banner and post on your blog!

  2. I am confused....hehehe...I knows it don't take much to confuse me but, Bunny said YOU challenged HER...hehehehehe! Maybe I haves been up too long or da paint fumes has gotten to me.

    I gots da badge up.

    Coach Puddles

  3. OoH how exciting! I am taking da banner and puttin' it on my bloggie too.

    Woofs and Licks,
    Maggie Mae

    PeeS Do you wants to come over and train on my treadmill?

  4. Sorry Mr. Pip BUTT we herd the same as Miss Puddles - last nite that's what Bunny wuz sayin'.
    Shiloh'n Shasta

  5. OH BOY!! Well now THIS announcement was well worth all those sleepless hours I have spent waiting to hear what was gonna be announced today. THIS is gonna be grrrrreat. Train hard I can't wait fur the big race!!!

  6. MOL Pip we know you might be vertically challenged but I expect you will put a hurtin' on know dy-no-mite comes in small packages. Keep up the training handsome boy.

    Mom says thank you for the very nice b-day wishes...guess what she is going camera shopping hopefully to find a camera that does not click when she makes a video...
    Hugs madi

  7. Tee-hee, that should be some race!!

  8. We are cheering for you, handsome Pip!!!!

    We've snagged the banner and will make sure mama puts it on our blog.

    Love to y'all.

  9. Wow - you are HUGE from all that pumping iron. You better do tons of training or get a turbo-charged laundry basket for use during the race. That Bunny can fly!

    Is there a bookie available for taking our bets?

  10. A race between Mr Pip and Bunny! How exciting!!!

  11. I wonders if I can grow like dat if I poops on da iron (is dat how you says it?) I is tired of everyone calling me "shorty"!


  12. That sounds like quite an event Mr. Pip, we will be cheering you on!!!

  13. I love you both soooooo much.

    How am I ever going to choose between you who I want to win!!!

    Love and licks Winnie

  14. Hey Mr. Pip!

    This sounds like a pawsome challenge my Friend!
    Cannot wait for it; I'll put up the cool badge on my bloggie.

    Wow! You are getting big already...
    along with looking Handsome!

    Neeko :o)

  15. I can hear you roar in the last picture!
    I can't wait to watch the race of the year, Pip ( but, Pip, are you really wanna compete with a girl?)

  16. I wonder if ESPN will be covering the race?
    Now about this LACK OF LEGGIE issue. I'm kind of an X-pert on that thingy. I think it sorta keeps down the Wind Resistance, don't you???
    I thinkin that legs are ... over rated.

  17. My money is on you Pip!!! I'm sure you'll make all of us short doggies proud when you fly past Bunny for the win!!!

  18. PeeS... If Puddles is really Bunny's coach, you have absolutely NOTHING to worry about.

  19. We will be cheering you on Mr.Pip and wishing you luck! I am sure you will win, you are just too cute and handsome! I will post your banner on my blog.
    Princess Kisses

  20. Good luck Pip! I have posted your banner on my blog and am looking forward to this greeeaaat event! See ya soon!
    Lotsa Licks
    Casper Bear

  21. Big wishes of good lucks, Pip! This race is a problem fur us,as we are good pals with Bunny too. Advice: keep trainin' and eat bunches of spinach and loads of liver... mmmnnnnnnn.
    We'll be tunin' in!
    Hugs xoxoxo
    Sammie and Avalon

  22. Train hard, my friend! You will do great!

  23. Wow, that is a serious challenge! Bunny looks really fast!

  24. Oh, Pip. I told Bunny AND Puddles this but I just don't know abouts this challenge. I mean, you've seen you run, right? How does Bunny have any hope of beating you? And she's so proud of that whole I'm-a-faster-than-a-speeding-bullet-greyhound thing that I just don't know what it will do to her self-confidence she loses? Now I'm not suggesting you throw the race or anything but...well..just sayin'.

    Wiggles & Wags,

  25. You are obviously very serious about the event. You are pumped up alright. BOL
    Benny & Lily

  26. Pip, train hard and we will be cheering for you! We know you can do it!!! Lots of love, Holly and mom

  27. Hey, Pip! You'd better really be working out! Puddles has put me on a diet of cheetos and special Kool Aid that she assures me will have me in top race shape. I will not be drinking beer, though! Too many calories!

    Anyhow, I'm off for my morning run! I expect to be in great shape by race day!


  28. Oh Pip! Maybe next week I will do a post of some exercises to help you train and maintain the good looks! I didn't get my muscles from doing nothing! I have faith in you, Pip! Bunny is a dear furiend of mine too, so I'll try not to take sides... hehe.

  29. Good luck with the training. Should you try some protein drink after? Sounds like an exciting race.

  30. Pip, we will be cheering for you! If you don't win, don't take it hard on yourself! Bunny has those long legs and you are so tiny!

  31. Pip, we're sure with all your training and your coach Roo, you'll win!! Or at least we hope so. Good luck and keep up the hard work!

    Elyse and Riley

  32. Wow pip! How exciting... my money is on you buddy! But, maybe until 2/5 you should lay off the cheeseburgers.... just saying....

  33. Oh my! Have you taken into consideration that Bunny's legs are very much bigger than yours?

  34. Awesome, Pip - this will be the biggest race ever! Good luck.

    Woos ~ Phantom, Thunder, and Ciara

  35. Mr Pippy,
    I know you can fly like the wind,,, so my bets are on you.. I hope this race will be televised... so I can order some take out snacks.
    Good luck

  36. Oh Mr. Pip, I'm embarassed to say that I read that as "World's Fattest Dog" and I kept thinking, "But Mr. Pip isn't fat!" So glad I reread that again!

    I don't know Bunny so I'm rootin' for ya all the way!

  37. Wow we can't wait to see how this turns out!

    Since we have your photo permission we're going to use that last picture as a photo of the day tomorrow or Sunday, it really cracked my mom person up!

    Nubbin wiggles,

  38. mr. pip!

    dude!! look at your mega chesticles!! you are an iron pumpin' fiend! you are gonna give miss bunny a run for her money for sures, especially with roo as your coach. oh, and no worries about the occasional cheeseburger. bun = carbs and burger = protein! NOM AWAY!

    the booker man

    pee s -- oskar's right on...that last picture of you is totally awesome!

  39. Just between us, SuperPip, is there a ringer involved? We admire the ginormous size of your heart, the fire in your belly, and your all-American underdogness. We're betting on Bunny. Oh - unless the race course is like a 12" tunnel that's only 3 feet in circumference, or runs under a house or something. Or unless the audience is asked to clap really hard to show they believe in fairies - oh, we meant miracles - and it WORKS! But we REALLY love you, little dude!

    Jed & Abby

  40. Hi ya Pip!
    I'm rooting for you little dude, us small fries have to stick together!


  41. Hi Pal! This is gonna be so much fun! Uh don't get mad at me for anythin I may or may not have done/do ;) Remember it's all for your benefit :D

    Waggin at ya,
    Your coach, Roo

  42. BOL

    Oh my dogness!!! This is the most exciting event to hit Blogville in furever!!!

    The badge is momma can't stop laughing!!!

    and I don't know why, butt da Wide World of Sports Theme Song keeps poppin into my head

    "The Thrill of Victory, and The Agony of Defeat"

  43. Well I would certainly puts all my treat on yu winnin dis race. Yu has to be da fastest dog I knows by far.
    GO PIP !
    xx xx

  44. Hey Pip!
    Wow, what a great event! I think you're gonna have to try leg stretches or something to get more leverage going. Keep at it, Rocky!
    Grr and Woof,
    Sarge, COP

  45. Pip,
    Before the starting gun even gets fired, we want you to know that we are behind you one hundred percent and know you will beat Bunny in the race!

    There is no contest and those allegations are totally uncalled for!!


    Your pal,

  46. Carol's Critter Corner
    Good luck Mr Pip. I have a kitty named Pip and his personality fits his name!

  47. This is what happens when I get out of the Blogville loop for only a day or two! I am so glad I came to my senses and looked at your blog this morning or else I would've missed the workout of a lifetime! The only issue I have is that I don't know who to root for...I love both of you so this is going to be tough to watch in February...oh well...all I can say is "May the best dog win!"

  48. Go Team Pip! We like to cheer for the little guy.

  49. I am marking my calendar now!!! I bet it's a close race!!!


  50. Our money is on you; I mean, Bunny is a retired greyhound, right? Retired people don't run; they sit around and watch 'Wheel of Fortune' all day. Little doggies, on the other hand, are SNEAKY FAST. We're placing our bets as soon as Puddles' bookie comes out with the odds! ;-)

    *kissey face*
    -Fiona and Abby the Hippobottomus

  51. How exciting! Who should we root for? Maybe Monty should vote for Bunny and Sam for you? Oh dear! What a pickle!


  52. Hiya Mr. Pip,

    Charlie and I would like to thank you very much for sending us nice words and positive thoughts during our tough time. They really mean a lot.

    And we wish you strength and endurance for your training and race!

  53. We are Cheering You on Pip! We hope you don't work out to hard while you are training.

  54. Keep up that rigorous training, Pip-you're lookin' great!
    We can hardly wait to tune in!

  55. yea Mr. Pip, show Bunny what your little super paws can do !!

    We will be cheering for you. Train hard


  56. Mr PIP

    Pump pump pump pump it up! Wow this is gonna be a spectacular event. I hope I get track side seats.

  57. Oh Pipster! this is most exciting.. i am rootings for you.. and Bunny too. and you... and urmm Bunny.. urmms... I love both of you! i am rooting for both of you :D can you both run together and end together and win together?

  58. Hmm. That diet of cheetos and Special Kool Aid might give Bunny the edge.

    I hope you and Roo have a plan.


  59. I can't wait for the big event!
    Glad you have been training hard!
    Kisses and hugs

  60. Pip My Furiend yu will find yor blogville cabinet badge here, ifs yu needs it made smaller lets me know , hope yu likes it Mr Detective Sir
    Linky below

    xx xx

  61. Hi Mr Pip,
    Nice to meet you, I am Jazzi and my money is on YOU!! This will be so exciting and I can see that you are working hard. Drop by my blog anytime!!


  62. I'm SO looking forward to this! I'll definitely tune in on Feb. 5th. Happy training Pip!!

  63. Hello there Pip!
    We just learned about the race! We got your banner on our blog. We are so excited to see you and Bunny.
    Good luck with your training! We got our front row seats all fixed already!

    Piappies Fudgie, Princess, Frappie, Mocha, Sugar, Wai-Pai, Wai-Max & Forgie

  64. Pip, you are so cute, you will definitely win that race.We can't wait til Feb. 5th. We will be cheering you on. We will put your badge on our blog.


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