Trixie Belle At One

How it began:

How it’s going:

The incredible shrinking panda!

When You Know She Means Business

I was on the phone with a client, and what happens often, one of the dogs decides that’s the time to crunch or squeak. This time it was Trixie. I asked her to stop, which remarkably, she did. When I hung up, I found her waiting patiently.
“Can I squeak now?”
May be an image of dog and ball
I must have had the don’t mess with me face when I asked her to stop, LOL

Meet Jasper McGee

I’ve been keeping a bit of a secret..

This is Jasper, he is six years old. At the time he was relinquished, he was only around 100 lbs.

When I picked him up, his foster mom had him on his way up to 107 lbs.  There is a lot to tell you about this sweet boy, but understand, he was not expected. We just seemed to be a perfect fit for him, even if I was very reluctant. He needs a pack, he clearly couldn’t be an only dog, a ranch house seems best and someone who has handled a big, strong Dane before were all needed, and well, that’s us. I took a couple of weeks to give it serious thought while his foster mom evaluated him and made sure he was gaining weight and didn’t have any serious health or behavior problems.

We had a vet visit today, and he’s a chubby 120 lbs after just 10 days here and is getting quite the booty.

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Trixie at 9 Months

Our trusty panda is no match for nearly full-grown Trixie. I cannot stress how difficult it is to get a photo of her these days. Even with the bribe of cheddar cheese, she’s in constant motion. And the moment I get the camera, her ears are back, so you miss the big floppy beauties that give her a little bit of a Bassett vibe.

Scout wonders what all the drama is about. She’s a chill four years old and while she’ll match Trixie zoomie for zoomie outside, inside she’s less likely to be enticed off the couch. Continue reading