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gone to the dogs

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I should just say first, the kids have never been big fans of dogs. Not sure why, their parents are lifelong card-carrying supporters. There has been a bit of trepidation this weekend with leaping and barreling puppies, but on the leads, that's another thing. Everyone is happy. 

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(Holly.)

Off leads, the puppies have been awesome. 

Getting to know their new home, the neighbouring cat, you know. The chooks (through the fence). We think that getting two at once, while it might seem insane, is actually easier. They play all day then conk out and sleep in their dog house, on the big shared dog bed we prepared for them.

 

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(Max).

We didn't name them, the names were given to them by the handlers at the RSPCA, and they seem to respond well, so we kept the names.

They're really quite calm pups, and I think we're lucky and they've been beautifully handled and trained in the last couple of months they've been at the shelter. 

 

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We are LOVING having them here with us. We're getting used to gates that were never previously shut and we're reading up, as we do with these things, about feeding, and pack, and training. 

We adore our dogs. And gosh they're cute. 

xxx

8 Comments on “gone to the dogs

faith76
July 3, 2011 at 11:31 pm

Have to agree those dogs are very very cute !

Leah x

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Fran
July 4, 2011 at 6:04 am

I just want to stroke Max.

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IWM
July 4, 2011 at 7:47 pm

I love them! They are adorable. And definitely think two is a good idea. Everybody I know with dogs has two. Can’t wait to meet them.

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Charley (Secret Water)
July 4, 2011 at 8:58 pm

Just LOVE the snoozing picture. Friends for life already 🙂

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Deb
July 4, 2011 at 9:26 pm

That is so awesome! Go, Walmsley Weirs!

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Lorna Reevell
July 4, 2011 at 10:27 pm

Soooo Sweet, the puppy stage is amazing – I just wish we all found the whole world as interesting as they do! Wow Grass! Wow stones! Wow Shoes! (you get the point lol!) Enjoy xxx

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green ink
July 5, 2011 at 12:00 am

Oh they are so CUTE!! Puppy envy!! 🙂 xx

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Agnes
August 6, 2011 at 4:54 pm

Rescue puppies are full of love to give! Yours are adorable and so lucky to have found a home 🙂

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