Our new family addition

Discussion in 'Birds' started by Keith, Jan 4, 2006.

  1. I've always enjoy seeing other peoples family additions on this forum. Well after 3 yrs I finally convinced the wife to get our kids a puppy. We have had everything but (hamptsters, fish, you name it), and we both luv dogs and had our own for 12+ years but she didnt want to go through all that again. Personally I think every child should experience the luv and responsibility of a new puppy. We gave princess, (lets not go there! :rolleyes:) , as I said princess to our children as a xmas present a month before xmas as we didnt want the puppy lost in the shuffle. She just came back from the groomers today, so today was picture day :smile: . She is 3 1/2 mths old. The light is a tad harsh, but you get the jest.......

    fyi- for some reason pbase wont load original???

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  2. What a sweetie! I really like her with the red background. (hmmm, how did you keep her so still?) That must of been a challenge! I bet your kids were thrilled with her!
  3. rbsmith


    Apr 13, 2005
    Saltillo, Ms
    Nice shot. Cute puppy. But it doesn't look like it will pick up ducks.:biggrin:
  4. Awwww!!! How cute is that Princess puff ball? :biggrin: :biggrin: :biggrin: You certainly gave your kids and all of your family a great gift, Keith! Enjoy for many years: yes, it's work too, but well worth it.

    Speaking of groomer's day, it was Belle's day at the spa too (located inside the vet clinic, and she loves it there... must be the treats they give her :eek: :rolleyes:), but I didn't take a pic: perhaps next time...
  5. radz


    Nov 12, 2005
    :)Nice portrait,good chioce of red b/g.
  6. Steve S

    Steve S

    Feb 1, 2005
    SE Florida
    Somebody get me some sunglasses, that red is blinding!:eek: :wink: Very cute pup, and very good pic of her too. What breed is it? Looks to be a Laso or Shitzu.
  7. eng45ine


    May 11, 2005
    Chicago, IL
    I like your philosophy on rationalizing the addition of a new puppy. A dog or cat is a nice way to round out a family and the responsibility for the kids is good for their life experiences. The image is really neat...your PP is tastefully done. Princess?????:eek: Oops, forgot...you asked not to go there?!?!? :redface:
  8. Flew


    Jan 25, 2005
    What a cutie Keith, and very nice portrait. I agree that getting a pet is a great thing, and not just for the kids. :wink:

    Princess??!? :biggrin:
  9. What a cutie and I too believe in your philosophy regarding pets
  10. A very cute pup, Keith. I'm sure your children were extatic!
  11. Congratulations both for the Puppy and the shot! She has that irresistable adoring look, that can make anyones heart melt...
  12. Cute pup, the kids will love it. I say this as my granddaughter is right behind me playing with my Sheltie.
  13. LOL...............it is bright isnt it. LOL..........but I like it and xmasy, see potential for next years xmas card. :rolleyes:

    Steve, she is a Shitzu/Bichon and Im thinking more Shitzu..........
    thanks for looking!

  14. Did you notice the only one to jab on the princess thing was the two Franks , whats up with that. :rolleyes: :rolleyes: :biggrin: LOL!!!!!!!!

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  15. Gale


    Jan 26, 2005
    Viera Fl
    Princess is a little sweetie.
  16. PeterRH

    PeterRH Guest

    A real chocolate box/postcard shot

    ...almost makes me want to reach out and give her a cuddle.

  17. Thanks everyone for the nice comments, the kiddies are thrilled with our new addition. Still working on the responsibility part :rolleyes: LOL
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