My family wore me down until I agreed on our plans.
When our golden retriever died our Big Dog was heartbroken and lonely. So we got a little puppy.
We found one and patiently waited for him to be 8 weeks old so that we could bring him home. It had been a long time since we had a
We have always loved our dogs and vaguely remembered how old they were by how old the kids were and the approximate time of year we got them. We never tried to keep up with something like a birthday for a dog. ....or freaked out because they threw up and spend $300.00 to get them tested only to find out they had eaten an acorn. Or ask and pay for special soup bones at the grocery instead of just regular chew bones. Or purchase special food bowls and food and measure it out carefully twice a day and soak it in water for exactly 15 minutes...because we became paranoid about bloat. And wait till they finish to wipe their face with a paper towel.
They have always been an important part of the family but we would never dress them up... and then take pictures of them...or blog about it...
|At 6 Months|
Biggest says that at work they have noticed this is a special type of empty nest syndrome. Even if they haven't all left yet, when the children begin to grow up and definitely when they move out, perfectly sane clients who have been bringing their dogs in for years, and treating them like dogs, start to lose their minds. They start with a new puppy. And they spoil it rotten and treat it
We of course would never do something like that.
But as long as I already blogged about getting My Summer Vacation last year and dressed him up for Halloween because my kids were too old and posted it on my blog I thought I would update on him.
Because it's his Birthday!
Baby puppy is One Year Old!
|He grew a little bit|
Of Course the Seamonkey hasn't been calling him "The Birthday Boy" all week and planning to make a giant hamburger for us all to share with him......
BUT Under No Circumstances Will I
oh never mind.....