We recently celebrated the 10th birthday of our mutt, Sumo. We've pretty much ignored the previous 9, but 10 means 70 in dog years, and this one just seemed too important to pass over. Here's the cake (divided in two to be shared with her friend, Grace):
Name notwithstanding, Sumo is of the female persuasion--she got the name by being pushy. Here she and Grace are waiting to be told they can taste the cake:
And here's the Sumo dog hopelessly smitten with her present, a little stuffed beaver:
I learned from reading the dog DNA story in the current issue of National Geographic that her Andy Rooney eyebrows are called "furnishings." Nice.