Hi! My name's Nicole and my dad randomly bought a labrador retriever puppy on thursday after saying that his next dog was going to be a rescued senior bloodhound. I'm partial to labs and labrador crosses and mutts in general. Minnie, my last dog was a yellow lab mutt that we got when I was 5 and we had her until she died when I was 19. I still love her and miss her very much
She loved 5mile runs, snuggles and music.
The new puppy's name is St. Charles (after a parish in New Orleans where he was born) but we call him Charlie. He's 10 weeks old, knows "sit" and "down" and half of "fetch". His favorite toy is Octobear. My dad wants to breed him (not my idea AT ALL!! I am not taking care of any puppies!!) so if you know of a way I can convince him not to please do. He often gets stupid ideas like this and if he does I am not raising puppies/ begging people to adopt dogs
Charlie just flew in from Louisiana yesterday and he loves snow, being cold, people feet, and falling asleep on your feet whether you are standing up or sitting down. He's also invented some sort of horrible game called "eat the bangs". In this game an unsuspecting person leans over him and says "what a good puppy!" and he jumps up and grabs their bangs/ ponytail. It hurts. Needless to say I'm working on ridding him of this habit.
My family's first dog was Sony, a GSD mix who was unfortunately abused as a puppy we got when I was 3 (probably not the best of ideas). He would cower like you were about to beat him if you tried to pet him, snap at strangers, and eventually attacked two people. He did learn to love me and my family but was terrified of everyone else. Looking back I don't think my family was the best family for him. It breaks my heart when I think about his short sad life and this is one of the main reasons I am a hardcore animal rights supporter and can not find it in myself to like or forgive Michael Vick. It's not a thing, it's a living, breathing, feeling creature. No animal should be forced to suffer at the the hands of those meant to protect him and those who take advantage of him like that, in my opinion belong in a nice warm place that I shall not mention...
Other than that, I just finished college and I have no idea as to what I want to do with my life so don't ask
for there is no answer. I also am a bad speller (so I'll apologize now), like run on sentences and can be somewhat chatty and can be somewhat preachy when I feel strongly about something (sorry just who I am
I try to be polite about it).
I've loved dogs since I was little. I'm no dog expert and don't claim to be but I love animals more than people sometimes and if I feel I know enough to add my 2 cents I will but I have a feeling I'll be asking more questions than answering them
Okay, I did say I was chatty