Tuesday, October 23, 2007

Adventures in Puppydom...

I am trying to decide if it is an age thing, or if there are some unmet baby urges lingering around my heart that have caused me to become one of those people. You know the kind, the "dog people". Not the "I have a dog and she is a great companion and friend" people. Oh No! I am talking about the kind who look at and buy the most ridiculous things to dress up their dog's with. I confess, I have lingered over puppy booties, I have called Mark about an amazingly human like PINK hooded winter vest...he said "no". I came across a bath robe that would be perfect for our newest little girl when she comes in on rainy days like today...OHHHH! There is a VERY cute raincoat I really should have bought...think of all the toweling off it would have saved!

For now I have resisted these urges, mostly because I laughed at my mother when she knit...yes, hand knit, slippers for Jake when she had him. Maybe this is an inherited gene...Hmmmmm....

Here is the little miss that is the focus of all of these spending and dressing up urges:
Kallie
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Kallie is a first generation Golden Doodle, which means her mom is pure bred Golden Retriever and her dad is a Standard Poodle. Kallie will be 85-100% non shedding and low to non allergenic.

She's a smart little thing and really loves people...thrives on attention and pleasing us , which is making the training go fairly smoothly. I am pretty tired...but she is SOOOO cute!

By the way, with 6 people to name a new pup, and the trouble we had with 5 opinions over Jianna's name...Mark and I named and had tags made for Kallie before the kids even knew she was here. Miss Jianna was very dissapointed that we had not chosen 'puddles' as her name, so I told her that she did not have a middle name yet, and she could have 'puddles' as her middle name. I am not prophesying messes in the house with this name though!!
It was VERY rainy Friday when we brought Kallie home and coming from two water dog breeds, she loved laying in the puddles while I waited in the rain for her to do her business...so her middle name is very suitable!!!!

6 comments:

Roxanne said...

She's ADORABLE! Your entire family will have sooo much fun with her!!

Holly said...

Kallie is even more cute in REAL life! I all ready want to pet sit!! ;o)

Jen said...

OK Holly, You are on....let's talk, how about tonight through until Mark comes back on Wed.????

I need more sleep!!!!
She is good and learning So fast, but she is still not even 8 weeks and her baby bladder doesn't hold it through the night yet....This too shall pass....
At least my human babies didn't need to go out in the cold dark night when they woke at night!!!!

Williams Family Blog said...

She looked so cute on Sunday night in her cape and crown. Say, I still need Keegan to meet her. I think a golden doodle would be a perfect dog for our household.

Tamatha said...

Oh Jen.....she is SO cute! We shall have to arrange a play date for her and Shyla!:o)

Cheryl said...

She is very cute. I'm sure your whole family is really enjoying her, and you are enjoying the company that she brings when the kids are off to school.
Have fun!