Monday, September 29, 2008

Meet Cooper!

Last night we brought home our new puppy Cooper. He is so cute and the kids love him. We are slowly adjusting to the new addition. We had a rough night last night, at 4 a.m. he was wide awake and wanted to play. Miss P has decided she has to carry him everywhere and I have to remind her often that he can walk on his own. So far we have had no accidents in the house! I attribute this to Tina, our breeder and friend. She has done a great job training him and teaching me what to do. I am such a newbie at this whole pet thing. I really want my kids to have a good "pet experience".
I did not grown up with pets in our home. Oh, we had a dog or two, but they were outside dogs and were dirty and stinky. They were usually my brothers. They weren't trained or up to date on their shots. I wouldn't really call them pets. Perhaps, backyard houseguests, is more acurate.
Hopefully Cooper will be clean, trained, healthy and, not stinky. Hopefully.


Nicole said...

Whoa he got bigger since we saw all the pups at Liz's but still a cutie

Julie said...

I can't wait to come and hold him! How cute!!!

kristin said...

He looks just like ours!! That's so crazy! I'm so jealous that he hasn't had any accidents!
I was going to call you yesterday and see how its going but it sounds like all is well.
Have fun with him! If you want to know where the nearest SPCA is so that you can get his shots done for cheaper, call me. You may already know where it is, but there is also another shelter near Kiefer and Bradshaw that does vaccinations once a month.
Sheesh! It's like having another toddler!
Bring cooper over to play some time. Archie gets very excited around other dogs. He may think Cooper is one of his brothers!

Carolyn G said...

You can do it. It takes A LOT of patience, like a child (I imagine!). Do you want/need a carrier? We have a brand new one I need to get rid of. I have a dog book of Tina's you should borrow and then return to Tina for me :) Just be patient, do give up...dogs are great :)

Carolyn G said...

OOOPS...I meant DON'T give up!