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The Aftermath of Introducing a New Dog to Our Pack

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We got Walter, Alex, and Dexter, (from left to right), to pose while I held a treat and Cynthia took this picture

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Walter and Dexter are getting along great.  The nice long walk I use to introduce a new dog to our pack is worth it, and I’d recommend it to any pet parent adding a new dog to her family.

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They got tired of posing for Cynthia and decided that their time was better spent sleeping.

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All my canine companions hanging out together in the dining room area.  Do you know what I still cannot figure out?  Why do they hang out around this area when they all have comfortable beds?  Go figure!

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By the way, Walter is Alex’s new boyfriend.  Regardless of the breed of dog, making the right introduction is paramount if you want a peaceful home.  Have a great weekend and enjoy your furry kids.

Staycation With My Pack

 

Well, our staycation started on Tuesday of this week and will be ending today, Thursday, and I’ll be honest with you when I say that Alex really enjoyed and milked it for all it was worth.  We took very short walks since Alex is not allowed to walk very long, I did some reading and writing and enjoyed some naps here and there.  I can’t complain.

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But then, I thought about it a little longer and I remembered that Alex was allowed to sleep on the couch while I watched a movie, treat in hand, of course because God forbid I forget her treat.  If I were to forget, she’ll look at me with those beautiful brown eyes until I get up to get it.  I do forget sometimes, but my daughter is quite good at reminding me about different things specially treats.  Alex was walked, brushed, wiped, and pampered.  Uh!  I think it was Alex’s staycation and not mine.

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I think she knew what I was thinking and so she decided to make herself all angelic looking.  Did it work?  Yes, it always does.

My Original Pack

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We’ve had different dogs for the past 5 weeks stay with us without a break, and during that time Alex had to share her two moms with all of them.  Something very funny, ok., I found it funny you probably will not, was that once Walter left, she right away came to me and looked at the couch.  Translation: “mom, can I sleep on the couch now that we have no dogs except for me?”  I told her that I’d pamper her in the evening because I had some work to do.  She went back to her bed not too happy, I might add.

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Yes, you are probably thinking, “not fair.”  I told Alex that I’d spend more time with her the next couple of days that is just us, my original pack, and that she’ll get some extra treats.  I think that face says it all, don’t you?