Enjoying The 1, Before There Are 2

Pieter in his "sweet spot"
Pieter in his “sweet spot”

This is the last week of just having 1 pup in the house. Read: this is the last week of calm and serenity in the house, like for the rest of our lives!

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In preparation, we cleaned, we hung mini blinds (because the neighbors were probably sick of watching us walk around half naked), we took Pieter to get his nails clipped, and followed it up with a trip to the lakeside park.

I took some video of our time there. Pieter was absolutely pooped after about 20 minutes so it didn’t even give us a chance to get bored. That little guy definitely needs to work on his stamina.

Happy & tired, as all dogs should be

Happy & tired, as all dogs should be

There have been moments this week that I’ve felt so excited to be bringing Lexi home, and I think about how great it will be for Pieter to feel a little more protected … for him to have someone to play with and boss around. But then I remember that he is a very wimpy dog. He is easily intimidated, and – call me crazy – but I think bringing home a German Shepherd/Rottie mix could have an adverse affect on him than just “another playmate”. I feel guilty.

Check out that tongue!

Check out that tongue!

So, here are some shots of my little man – pre-Lexi, that is.

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