Making progress…

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When Kip arrived here on the 30th of June, he weighed 19.5 lbs.

Today, the 12th of August, he weighed in at a whopping 34 lbs.

I guess that’s progress, but then I don’t know how much a puppy should be gaining at first.  Anyway, he’s getting heavy when I have to lug him in from the garden, or up/down the narrow stairs!  Mightly heavy! 

I took a few pictures of The Dogs and by clicking this link, you can see them going forward from there (about 13 pictures today I think), or else click the “slideshow” link on the right and save yourself some effort.

I can’t really stay here long.  I am working now, and then I am having Paul’s folks over for his birthday celebration this afternoon – for dessert only.  I made a dessert that is positively to die for, and I’ve been meaning to share it with you but haven’t had the time.

I promise I will share it with you (it wasn’t my own recipe, I got it from a friend when I went to a baby shower recently) but it’s got to be one of the most sinfully yummy desserts I have ever had.  More on that later.

Puppy-dom is ruling around these parts, and just getting thru each day is a feat.

They each have a new bone now and are fairly quiet, but it won’t last.  I can’t believe the energy that is stored up in a puppy!

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Cheers,

Bex

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6 thoughts on “Making progress…

  1. I really hate hearing about animals being mistreated or abused. I almost can’t even stand to listen or watch when that subject comes on TV. It’s such a crime, and I only wish the penalties for animal abuse were much much stiffer and more well-enforced. The creep that abuses or neglects an animal in his/her care is not fit to live among the rest of civilization. I can’t even bear to think of the atrocities that are going on across the globe – being born a dog in China, for example, is an automatic death sentence. We are living in a very turbulent and cruel world.

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  2. I couldn’t begin to keep up with a puppy.

    I feed left over cat pieces to the neighbors pup. I know he is so skinny due to parasites but I can’t help handing him pieces of food through the chain link anyway. It makes me so angry to see him not getting vet attention!

    Your dogs are so fortunate!

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  3. Happy Birthday to Paul! And great pictures of Kip & Emma. I can’t imagine having a “puppy” that weighs as much as Kip. She soon will be a beautiful, full grown dog.

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