Friday, August 28, 2009

Mango, Landscape Supervisor

To honor a special request from the Lacie Beast, I am re-posting my baby Mango movie.

It is unclear why she likes this movie so much (well except for that I am totally handsome and coordinated). Could it be that she harbors maternal feelings for the Mango? Or perhaps she dreams of having little masterriers some day (the Mango is willing).

Here you go!

So I'm sitting in my yard, minding my own business, when what do I see? An intruder!

It's the Noon Turf Care guy.

He comes to my estate every now and then to put stuffs on the lawn. Not a bad guy, and except for the days he sprays for fleas and ticks, he uses all doggie safe stuff (and the flea and tick stuff is safe after a couple of hours).

Nevertheless, I feel it is important to supervise these activities and I was most persistent in coaching him on the proper way to spread the fertilizers.

You can witness my most excellent supervisory skills by clicking HERE.

Observe that Pee-Wee was no help at all what with his aimless bouncing about when there was serious work to be done.

Momma wants me to point out how the landscaper guy gave exactly the right response... he ignored me!

Well, that was extremely frustrating and after he left I felt an urgent desire to bitey something.

Hmmm... here is something that needs to be bit.

Hold still, midget doggie, I won't hurt you.

Huh? Do you see his face? How dare he disrespect the Mango like that!

Drat! Almost got him.

Smack down! Quite satisfying.

OK. I am officially worn out. Can I take a nap now?

Mango Man! Oh yeah!


Checkers said...

i don't know mango - that petey looks awfully fierce - you best be careful - good job supervising the lawn guy

The Thundering Herd said...

Mango Man in Charge!

Winterdark said...

Your snoopervisory skills are excellent Mango! Great job! You deserve a nap.

Oh, when I was on out Adventure this morning, someone though I was a mastiff. Mom quickly corrected them about the size differential.


Gus said...

Hey, you were pretty big when you were a pup. Good thing beautiful Rajah taught you some manners early on.


Lucia said...

Ciao bello Mango!

Awwww, baby Mango was molto, molto adorabile! (And of course, you are large and handsome now!) Your tail was almost as long as the rest of you!!!

Tanti baci!

Martha Basset said...

Mango, you are just the best supervisor - and let's face it who is going to argue with you!
We agree with Lucia - you wre the sweetest baby - of course your are so majestic now!
Our mum always feels sad looking at puppy pics cos we weren't here there!
All this rubbish with puppies!!!
bah humbug......
love and kisses
Martha & Bailey xxx

Brownie said...

Awww! baby mango! Oh my dog! I am in lurves! I guess I better get in line though...! BOL!

Randi said...

Awwww! Baby MANGO!!!!!!!!!!!!! Or should I call that early part of your like BANGO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

My mom/secretary insisted on watching the video 3 times...over & over...& LOVES when you kinda fall into the pool...she doesn't recommend falling in a pool now at your RH size..but when you were a little BANGO it was utterly cute!

& good job protecting the estate...if my little PeeWee was in charge, the whole place woudl have been overrun by hoodlums & thives....

& more AWESOME Ninja shots!

Love & Licks,

ps...I'm so hungry & waiting for my breakfast but my mom/sect. thinks watching the BANGO for another 5 times is more fun...


pam said...

Mango you were a cute pup. It's good to see you grew into your tail and ears!

Also it was nice for beautiful Raja to teach you manners. Now maybe you can teach PeeWee some (but no bitey face.)

Benson and Lily said...

We love the pictures. Mango we nominated you for an award. Check out our blog
Benny & Lily

Kira The BeaWootiful said...

Wooos! Baby Mango, again, how cute! You were adorable.
Great job smacking down the Pee-wee..... Go Mango Man!
Have a great nap!
-Kira The BeaWootiful

Clive said...

Mango, we keep meaning to drop by and say hello and we're so glad we did today to see your wonderful 'puppy' video! We all loved watching it!

I arrived here at 18 months old so a bit like Martha and Bailey's mom, the gang feel they missed out on the cute puppies days!!

Take care

MAX said...

Hey Mango
Thanks for posting up a picture of the landscape guy for mom to gawk at!...must be spring in the air!
Lots of licks

Biggie-Z said...

um.... is your barn PINK??

You tell that Lawn Guy where to take his lawn stuff! My Momma is amazed because on my turf I would probably nip and snap at the lawn guy until he ran away. He clearly was not giving you enough re-SPECK. But I agree with you, PeeWee was TOTALLY USELESS. I think he was just excited and being your little sidekick.

BTW - My Momma thinks your baby in the bath video is really cute. She said something about missing the cute baby days. I have no idea what she means.

GoldenSamantha said...

Ohhhhh - so adorable as a puppy in the pool, Mango. How old were you and how much did you weigh then? (Nosy girl I am, eh? - No... just read a great article on Mastiff doggies - regal they wrote!)
It must have cooled off slightly for you to have expended so much energy! You were really moving RH!!! Good job protecting the premises!
Hugs xo

Agatha and Archie said...

I took one look at Pee Wee's face and ran out of the room....Whew he looked MAD........Aggie is furiously looking through who to pick for a new earthdog partner....I think she may be off the mark aliitle as she is thinking of Stanley, and maybe one of the 4 B's but you know her..once something sticks in her head....Love Arch

tula said...

aww a baby mango. couldn't catch a break back then either..

not to worry mango--

there's a small tidbit on my bloggie you might be interested in.


Tom, Tama-Chan and Sei-Chan said...

Oh Mango... We understand about the pool movie. Thanks for humouring Lacie!!!!

tula said...

mom drives through-works in the wellesley schools.

remembah dexter- i'm in the remedial classes & anger management. you're a dream! besides, we'll give you a three week transitional period.. how's that!


Dory and the Mama said...

We loved the puppy Mango movie! I hope your Mama shows that to you when you are annoyed at Dexter....:-)

You are a very good landscape snoopervisor!!!


Rocky Creek Scotties and Java said...

PeeWee has some scary teeth!!

We had a smackdown at our house this morning between Lilly and Carrleigh and now Lilly is limping around!! Mom thought she got the separated in time to avoid something like that.

Lilly, Piper, Carrleigh and Java.

PS - Keep up the snoopervision - you're doing a great job.

Scout 'n Freyja said...

You are such a responsible pooch, Mango. You snoopervise and keep the kid in line and make sure the hired help doesn't slack on the job! We think you should have extra treats tonight after supper.

the TN Bull Terrors said...

Oh we can see why Lacie Beast likes that movie, we even think yer cute & you know how Lacie is. BOL!
We didn't know you used to live with a Terror! No wonder we like you!

Feather, Darla, Pappy & LizzaBella

wally said...

That's a LOVELY movie. ANd I do love the wrasslin' pictures. I hope you taught that youngster a lesson.

wally t.

Gus, Louie and Callie said...

Mango you certainly showed him.. He will think twice next time he comes into YOUR yard..
We love the smackdown picture...

Big Sloppy Kisses
Gus, Louie and Callie

ScrapsofMe said...

Landscape and construction snoopyvisor...excellent jobs! Looks like you are pretty good at security detail too...not so graceful in the swimmy poolet. You can tell it's almost fall, everyone wants to play TACKLE football!
Have a great weekend!

Abby said...

Hi, Mango...

I love the Baby Mango movie, too...Especially the dive from outside the pool...Very graceful...

Great Snoopervisory Skills...I think the Yard Guy got the message...

Abby xxxooo

Scruffy, Lacie and Stanley's Place said...

OMD...we watched the movie I know why I adored you in it...


Not to mention your small handsome self fallin' in and outta that you ever managed to perform in the NUTCRACKERJACK last winter and burn down the house...I mean bring it down still amazes me... ur willin' to have pups?


Love and kisses...


Mack and Sally Ann said...

Mango, you are a very handsome dog, and you were a very cute puppy. You were trained by an airedale, so you were trained well. I am a Welsh, and Welshes and Aires are both equally smart, pretty, handsome, and friendly(well some welshies). Also, you did supervise well. I'm still trying to get Mommy to fold clothes.
Sally Ann

Khyra The Siberian Husky And Sometimes Her Mom said...

Mini-Mangos are almost as khute as RH-Mangos!

Tank woo fur sharing!

PeeEssWoo: Sorry, no Mini-MFT videos exist ;-(

The OP Pack said...

Mango, that was so much fun to watch your baby video - Raja sure let you know your place! And we don't understand why, but our yard guy calls the night before and asks Mom to be sure we are not outside when he comes????

woos, the OP Pack

1000 Goldens said...

Awwwww!! Baby Mango, I love how you used to bounce and stumble. Very cute! And now we know where you learned the smack down :)

Owner of Storm and Jackal said...

Way to go sticking with the chase! Dexter totally deserved the smack down.

the professionals said...

woah mango man you might put on the fierce acts but as your baby pic shows you are really one true softey through and through... we love ya!

Noah the Airedale said...

We love that video too Mango mate. You know why don't ya?? Yep we get to see my look-a-like Angus. Of course it's great seeing you as a clumsy little pup with big floppy ears. You seem to have grown into them matie.

Noah Willow Tess Lucy

Scruffy, Lacie and Stanley's Place said...

Mango...ya better stop watchin' that stoopid footieball game and come and see what Lacie posted...


Scruffman and Stan

Lorenza said...

Hi, Mango!
I love love love that video!
Good job superving that guy! The nerve of him ignoring you! Hmmm...
And Dexter payed for it!
Kisses and hugs

Mollie Jo and Bobo said...

Your movie reminded us of Jack...You were *and still are* such a cutie!

-Mollie and Bobo

Moco said...

Ah, precious youth.

Dennis the Vizsla said...

hello mango its dennis the vizsla dog hay i think maybe yoo need to git close to dexter first and then reveel yore bitey intenshuns that mite wurk better!!! ok bye

chicamom85 said...

Mango, the baby Mango movie was so cute, thank you for sharing those treasured memories. It was nice seeing Raja too as we have only been blogging since April, the video was new to us. Whenever I see you do bitey face, I get just a little nervous, I bet if you played with me, all anyone would see was the tip of my tail. Your Mom takes the coolest pictures of you both.

licks and sniffs, Sasha

Mack said...

If anybody has earned a nap, it is you, Mango.

And you were even handsome as a baby, weren't you?

MJ's doghouse said...

fIRST OF ALL MANGO..not too sure how i feel about you and lacie having babies...would your combing name be lago....hmm..i thnk you would be a great dad...dont get me wrong...but just be careful...and why did the peewee get a treat for scaring away the lawn guy...what the heck did he do

Holly and Khady said...

I think you did a good job trying to let that yard guy know it was YOUR yard. It's a good thing you are nice and let him off with a good warning!


Dutch said...

Ohh Mango! Mommie and I are so excited to have happened upon your blog! My mommie is totally pugged, but is obsessed with Mastiffs as well. She tells me that eventually I will be getting a mastiff brother, but unfortunatley not any time soon (we have to work on daddie). It has made our day to finally find a mastiff blog and learn more about mastiffs!!! We are now followers and just wanted to say hey! Fun fact, did you know that pugs were nick named Dutch Mastiffs?....thats were my name comes from! We will have lots of mastiff questions for you in the future!! Thanks!

Anonymous said...

Dear Mango,

Me and my family so enjoyed watching MangoPuppy pool party!
What a fantastic time you were having!

It was interesting to compare the MangoPuppy with the serious adult Mango carrying out serious Intruder Deterrent Duties. The stress must be incredible!

Well done mango!
Mr Darcy

Cookie and Cinnamon's Mum said...

Good supervising, Mango! Was Dexter helpful?

Sam said...

Excellent job guarding the yard. I can understand your frustrations, though, and Pee-Wee being right there with you makes him a likely target, now doesn't it?

PS that video of little Mango in the pool was just about the cutest thing I've ever seen. That must be your late big sister Raja who I see listed on the sidebar putting you into line.

Mack and Sally Ann said...

Y'all have been given a friendly award. Please come to my blog to pick it up.
Lord Duncan of McDuff, and Sally Ann Canis

BRUTUS said...

As always, a thoroughly entertaining post, Mango! The pool video - those were some graceful entrances & exits from the pool! Perhaps you missed your calling as a diver or synchronized swimmer?
And that poor yard guy - wowie did you ever give him a talking to. How could he just go on and completely ignore you like that? No wonder you needed some bitey-face to relieve all that pent up frustration!! A great show all around :)

Brutus the Frenchie

Sophie Brador said...

Mango! Did Raja call you Pee Wee when you were a Puppee? Now you know, Mango Man, I just love puppies and you were one adorable little puppy. Yeah. That's right. My brother might run as fast as a cougar, but we know who holds the real title in this house.


Anonymous said...

Well in the Baby Mango movies , which we enjoyed, you look like you might be a little tipsy! Or maybe that was just you trying to grow into your relentlessly huge self!

Maggie and Mitch said...

We had to watch your Baby Mango video 3 times, Mango! Mom kept saying awwwwwwwwwwwwwwww! You were pretty darn cute!

Love ya lots,
Maggie and Mitch

Asta said...

Yes little mastewwiers pleez
smoochie kisses

Joe Stains said...

It was almost like he didn't want your help??? Lacie is fixed right?? Otherwise, I may be having nightmares.

dewdana said...

Oh the Mangito is most adorable! You look a bit drunk though and I have to wonder if you did not get into something you should not have ;-)
Nice yard patrolling too. I thought you would for sure show him your own lawn fertilizing tips though!
Moose + Dana

Deefor said...

You were such a cute baby Mango! Love the video. It's good you are around snoopervising the yard and Dex. Hope you get some extra treats for all your hard work.

Woodrow, Luna, MJ Campanella said...

what a great job you did mango - the landscaper guy was funny he totally ignored you - happy you were able to let your frustration out on dexter - sweetie does that too

Thanx again for all the support for Woodrow - hopefully the power of the paw will prevail - We are going to try and catch up on our bloggies today - but please be patient

Woodrow - Sweetie - MJ