Tuesday, September 11, 2012

More Puppy Lovin'

Posted by MANDI at 9:41 PM
Oh my gosh! Murphy and Pepper are so ridiculously cute. Yesterday was one of my regular days off  and, as they were intent on exploring just about every single inch of the acre we live on - and they're still too little to do so unattended - I got to spend the day outside with them. They kept me entertained all day long with their escapades. Murphy is definitely the leader and took charge of which direction they were heading but he's also a bit of a chicken so if anything moved (like the chooks, or a branch in the wind, or a bird flying over) he darted back to me quick smart. Pepper's up there with the pep! And although she follows her brother around quite happily, if he's doing something she doesn't like she sure lets him know about it. They explored, found the chooks, got stuck under the deck (only because they couldn't work out how to get under a beam, not really stuck), created tunnels though parts of the garden, fell down steps, came to screeching halts on their heads and eventually crashed out for a good two hour nap. Then they woke up and started all over again just as the kids got home from school.
Here are some of the highlights...

Let's just say it's a good thing the fishpond has a metal grate on it! Orignally it was to keep adventurous toddlers out. Now it keeps adventurous puppies safe! Pepper particularly enjoyed laying across it with her paws in the pond trying to catch the fish.

Pepper attacking the rope swing. Again, this was initially put up for the human kids but... the animal kids have all loved it. Murphy was very hesitant but once he saw how much fun Pepper was having he thought he'd better have a go too.

Action puppy-running shot! Have fluff, will run!!

Awww... who can resist this little face? Ummm, not me!

And finally, all tuckered out and fast asleep by my chair.

And fast asleep on the other side of my chair.


Iris Flavia on September 11, 2012 at 10:07 PM said...

Wow, two puppies?! Spouse's parents just got a boxer dog-baby, and man, so much power, so much energy, how do you handle two of those?
But cute they are :-)

What happened to that other dog, that attacked yours?

B and the boys on September 12, 2012 at 2:15 AM said...

Sweet pups! Have fun with them and enjoy their puppiness!

Sue said...

Awwwww, they're so cute. Dogs bring so much to our lives :)

Donna said...

Very cute. Almost makes me want one. But not quite! Actually, one child has one on his birthday wish list.

MANDI on September 13, 2012 at 8:43 PM said...

Iris, the other dog was destroyed by the ranger (ie put to sleep) on a court order. The owners was charged and fined $800 which seems pretty pathetic to us.

Thanks B and Sue - we are loving having puppy fun in the house :)

Hmmm... and since I know when their birthdays are I can take a good guess at which child that might be, Donna! Oh dear me!!

Donna said...



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