No, I don't have her yet, cause she's only a little over 4 weeks old. She won't come until almost the end of this month. It's a good thing, cause I couldn't take care of her right now, anyway. By the time she comes, I'll be half-way through my recovery, so should be motoring lots better than I am now.
I've named her Taffy. The pups parents owner is calling her that now, so she's comes to it by the time I get to bring her home. She's also coming to me having had her surgery to fix her, so I won't have to worry about that, either.
Yeah, I'm leaning towards Taffy. But I'll make the final decision when she comes to live with us at 8 weeks, after being around her for a bit. She's all over curly brown, with carmel colored paws, and big, deep brown eyes.
She's not going to get to be over 10 pounds, and she will be a lap dog, just what I wanted. My other two dogs are 55 and 65 pound dogs, not real tall, but definetely not lap dogs, although my Wolf-Hybrid tries every chance she gets. She also attempts to "herd" us into bed every night. She exhibits alot of her breed, pack type behaviour. She's a riot, and thinks she's the boss, so we have this Alpha thing going on all the time. I usually win, cause I'll stare her down, and she'll finally give in and lower her eyes. So cool, I love the little smarty pants!
That should help your recovery too. Animals are known to help with that. I grew up always having a dog. We travel now so we didn't get a new one when the last one passed on. She lived nearly 19 years. A wonderful pet. I still miss her and it's been nearly 8 years now.
Edited by: GEMSTONE1952 at: 9/20/2007 (23:02)
"It does not matter how slowly you go, so long as you do not stop" (Confucius)
Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined.
(Henry David Thoreau )
Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance you must keep moving. (Albert Einstein)
A friend of mine convinced me to take one of her wee little puppies when it's ready to be weaned from the mommy in 4 weeks. It's adorable, half chiquawa (Lord, did I spell THAT wrong!), and half Yorkshire. It's the softest curliest little critter, and I love her! I'll get her just in time to be almost on the mend from the surgery. Something to really look forward to, a little creature that needs me. It snuggled into my lap and went to sleep after sitting staring at me for about 5 minutes. Funny little thing. Precious.
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