3.05.2010

Happy "Gotcha Day" Boone!



It's Boone's "Gotcha Day" aka adoption day! We picked him up a year ago today from PetSmart.  We adopted him through the Shamrock Animal Foundation.  We had been pondering the idea of a puppy.  And doing what you shouldn't do when you are still trying to say no....we went into PetSmart "just to look at the cute puppies".  Well one Saturday afternoon we gave in when we saw Boone in his crate with his siblings.  When the girl got him out, he crawled straight into Justin's lap.  That was it.  He was ours.  We slept on it and went in a day or two later to claim our new member of our family.  We picked him up on a Thursday night and he even whimpered excitedly in his little crate when we walked into the room to get him.  (He was as sweet as can be from the get go.)  Yes, I know I'm a little biased, but he is just downright sweet, cuddly and wears his heart on his um..paw.  He was meant for our home and has turned into our baby. 

Just a baby


A favorite position on the couch...then and now


Graduation from Puppy Kindergarten...poor pup was mortified of the hat (but who wouldn't be?!)

A little more about our four-legged love:
-You can read about how he turned me into a "dog person" here
-He loves to play outside among the trees with his dad. 
-One of his best tricks is shredding toys full of stuffing..that's why we stick to Nylabones. 
-He always gets his own spot on either of our two couches. 

Enjoying the water


Blessing of the Animals at church...for the blessing he brings into our home :)


Sweet summertime...two of his faves...his ball and water

If you're still reading, I'm quite impressed.  I'll be this way times 100 with kids, that's the scary thing. :) But I'm all about enjoying life's blessings.  Hope you find something to enjoy and appreciate in your life this weekend.

Take care and happy weekend!

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11 comments :

  1. That was just such a sweet post! Adorable puppy! My girls want a dog so badly...hopefully, we'll be able to get one soon!

    And yes...you will be that way 1000x more when you have kids! You seem like such a sweet girl and are going to make a great mommy one day!

    Hope you have a wonderful weekend!
    ~Shelley

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  2. Loved this...I made it all the way to the end! :) Trust me, I can more than relate to doggie baby love! The best children ever! :) And that's funny about the deer meat flashbacks! Hope you have a great weekend too!

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  4. What a cutie! I hope you had a happy adoption day.
    I'm a new follower from Friday Follow. Nice to meet you.

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  5. What a cutie! Reminds me of my two fury kids, who happen to be begging me for my eggs right now :) Happy Gotcha Day Boone!! You are one handsome pup!

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  8. I am your newest follower through Friday follow! Except that it's now SATURDAY! Do I still count? ;)

    I hope you will come check my blog out as too!

    PS. Cute doggy!

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  10. Happy Gotcha Day Boone! Hope you had a fantastic celebration. Davinia is going to be celebrating her birthday on our blog www.twolittlecavaliers.blogspot.com the entire month of April. Tell your mom to stop by to win you some really neat treats, toys, and other fun things.

    felissa
    www.twolittlecavaliers.blogspot.com
    www.felissahadas.blogspot.com

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  11. Boone is adorable! I just love his little face :)

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