Monday, 27 April 2015

And They Call It Puppy Love

April 28,2015

I have been an animal lover as long as I have had a memory. We had a cat... or feline friend... as you cat -lovers would call them for about 6 years, a lovely seal point Siamese cat.

After a period of being pet-free ...but not child-free, we decided to get a dog..... a six month old Golden Retriever... that became part of our family for 10 years, and later, another  Golden that lived with us for an additional 8 years.

The feeling of loss that we experienced with the last pet was the deciding factor in our resolve not to have another pet..... in our home. But like "grand" children, "grand" pets can visit, romp and play, give and receive lots of love..... then return to their respective homes.  This  is the case with  "Zoe"  (rhymes with Joey), an 8 week old Golden Retriever  that belongs to our daughter and son-in-law.

I just have to show you this cuddly sweet- faced little bundle of fur...... cuteness overload if ever there was one!


                                             How could anyone resist a face like that??



--Zoe made her public debut as an added feature  at Book Club, that was being held at our daughter's home. As was expected, she was met with rave reviews!

--Not being used to "teething canines" for many years, we were quick to remove anything chew-able, especially a wooden teddy bear that my son made in  shop class many year ago. 


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--The fringes caught her attention...not to mention her teeth... and the softness kept her warm. This was a gift from my sister, but fortunately it washes very well!

-- Who knew dogs slept like that? I almost had a heart attack when I saw her like this!!!

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-- I always thought dogs had a super sensitive nose..... obviously not in this case.  LOL!

--? Whispering in Papa's ear or biting his glasses.. I'm going with "Dog Whispering"!




46 comments:

  1. Oh my word --SO adorable!! I think you have the right idea there with the grand-pets... ;p

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    1. Thanks, Bukeroomama, and like kids they are adorable as babies and then grow..... need I say more?! lol

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  2. What a gorgeous pup! I can see why you've got puppy love!
    Thanks for linking up at http://image-in-ing.blogspot.com/2015/04/french-corner-bakery.html

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    1. Thanks, Sue, look forward to it each week. Have a wonderful week, and enjoy the bakery products!

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    1. Amila, I so enjoyed your post about New Year in Sri Lanka. Glad you stopped by. Have a great week!

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  4. What a cute puppy... we don't have any pets and don't want any.. but that little guy is adorable. :)

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    1. Thank you so much. I agree with you but having them visit is nice!!

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  5. OMG!!! She si so adorable!!! I just want to grab her and squeeze her!! Love this !

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    1. LOL... I know just what you mean. I couldn't wait to snuggle her. Thanks for stopping by Lr Jamison.

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  6. So adorable! Send it to my house for a visit please! Teresa from NanaHood

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    1. I'm sure her "parents" would love to send her to someones house at times.... especially at 5 a.m.. when she want to play!! Nice to see you again Teresa and have a great week!

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    1. Indeed she is, Patrick. Enjoy your week.

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  8. Oh my goodness - I am in love! Look forward to seeing many more pictures - and hearing many more stories - in the weeks and months to come! :-)

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    1. Oh, you probably will see more. I bet she would have fun with Magellan and Tsunami... she is about their size now. Have a super week.

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  9. Aww! what an adorable puppy heheh!

    Have a wooftastic week :-)

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    1. Thanks, Steve, as I said, great to visit but not a full time member of our house.LOL Enjoy your week.

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  10. The puppy is so cute!! :) Happy ww

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    1. Thanks, Dominique, puppies and babies are just impossible to ignore. Have a great week.

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  11. Zoe is the most adorable puppy ever! That little face and these pictures are priceless. I laughed out loud when I saw the one of her sleeping on her back in the kennel...too sweet!

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    1. We are kind of prejudiced, Monica, but now that she is little we are enjoying the time. I always worry though when she is "on my shift"! Thanks for stopping by.

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    2. We are kind of prejudiced, Monica, but now that she is little we are enjoying the time. I always worry though when she is "on my shift"! Thanks for stopping by.

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  12. Cutest ever! I want to hug him!

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    1. Thanks, Merlinda, how about I hug him just for you!? Enjoy your week!

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  13. So adorable. It's great you get to shower love and affection on Zoe all day. Puppies are so curious and playful. It's no wonder they get into our hearts. Maybe you might get her and 'uncle/aunt', someday???

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    1. Haven't had a puppy around for many years so I'm enjoying it while she is still little..... after that.... not quite the same. Can't pick up a 70-80 bl dog and cuddle it!! Thanks, Kathy, for taking the time to comment.

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  14. What a beauty! I just want to reach out and scratch behind those lovely ears!

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    1. I know what you mean, Deborah, I just do it for you..... this time, next one is yours!

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  15. Awww. She's so cute! That's what we said about my daughter's dog 65 pounds ago. Still cute, but a mess.

    http://joycelansky.blogspot.com/2015/04/ww-have-you-seen-shounda.html

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    1. Exactly, Joyce, which is why I am enjoying it while it's still a 10lb dog!!! Have a great week.

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  16. Oh my goodness! Zoe is just absolutely wonderfully awesome!! Congrats!

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    1. Thanks,OHM, she is special......for now!!LOL

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  17. Aw! Serious cuteness!!!! We're a cat family, but a dog like that makes me think twice! ;)

    We understand your pain. I lost two cats in the past year. My sister painted their portraits for me. I cherish those. :) (They're actually my post today!)

    Have a great day and enjoy the grand pup!

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    1. Thanks , Mary. If you never have had a pet, you don't quite understand their loss, right. Sorry that you have lost 2 beautiful cats. Your sister did a super job painting their pictures.

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    1. Thank you JollyJilly. Enjoy your week.

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  19. Aww what a little stinker ;-) Quite beautiful little girl.

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    1. Oh, Jessica, those little balls of fur can be quite the trouble makers for sure!! Thanks for dropping by.

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  20. We've been thinking about getting a dog. This one is very cute!

    Momfever

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    1. They all are pretty cute when they are puppies, Nicole, but later on....hmmm, not so much! Thanks for stopping by.

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  21. cuteness overload! we've finally decided that it's time for us to get a dog but we can't decide what kind to get. my only requirement is cuteness, so i'm not that hard to please. :)

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    1. It's a huge responsibility, Grace, but when you're young (like you) it's worth it . There is nothing like unconditional love any time any place... and that's what you get from a dog. I'm partial to Golden Retrievers but there all great.

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    1. Thanks, Molly. Love your photos as well!

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