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Puppy Power!


Look how cute she is! She’s 10 weeks old today, and that picture was taken a few weeks ago. She has grown so much and is starting to lose her puppy fur and her adult coat is coming through!

We took her to a puppy party the other night. It’s basically a chance for puppies to get used to socialising with other dogs their own size and they play with each other. Frankie was a little minx, she pinned down an Alsatian puppy!!

It just so happened though that two of her cousins were there. The breeder we got her from had two litters, one a week younger than Frankie, and two people that were there on Tuesday had a puppy each from that younger litter. I think they all recognised each other, coz they were playing together the most. It was so sweet!

We’ll be able to take her out for walks soon. It’ll be great when we can do that. She doesn’t really have a middle ground. She’s either on, or she’s off. And sometimes, she goes into second gear where she runs round like a mad woman, just running round as fast as she can! She’s mastered the stairs now as well. At first, she could only go up and not down, but now she can do both.


She’s learnt a trick. If she’s in the garden and she’s found something to play with, which she knows she shouldn’t have, she’ll lie there, chewing on it whilst looking at you with a cheeky look, and as soon as you get close enough to take it off her, she runs off! And she LOVES my slippers and trainers. This morning, she went up to my trainers, picked one of them up and went to her bed. So I took it off her. So she got up and went and fetched the other one instead! I think it’s coz they are the right size for her to pick up, hubby’s are just a bit too big.

She’s so good though, and she is learning quite quickly. I can tell her to sit while she’s eating, and she’ll just stop eating and sit.

So yes, I’m settling into motherhood quite well.


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That’s what I’m living in. We’re in the process of emptying the kitchen so we can start ripping it out. Frankie has discovered she can get under the units! So the sooner they’re out the sooner she won’t be able to. I feel like we’ve turned a corner with her this weekend. Don’t get me wrong, she’s still a cheeky minx! She’s going for her first trip to the vets tomorrow. She’s really grown in the last week! We’ve had loads of visitors, but they havent come to see us, they’ve come to see her.

Some little git stole my mobile phone on Saturday night from my pocket. I’m not too bothered about the phone to be honest, I’m insured and I get my new one tomorrow, it’s just the hassle of losing all my numbers and the sentimental value of the pictures that were on there. I just don’t understand why they’d bother. I mean, the first thing I did was get a bar put on it, so they couldn’t use it. And it’s not just the SIM that’s blocked, it’s the IMEI number, which means the phone is worthless!

It’s my three month review on Thursday. I’m quite nervous. positive thoughts are needed my way!!

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Devil Woman

Frankie has been with us since Sunday. She’s settled in really well and is generally pretty good. But I swear, there is something evil about her!!

She’ll be 7 weeks old tomorrow, so she is still really young, and I already taught her how to sit. I love her to bits, but what I don’t like is the crying at 3am!! We’ve been getting up in the early hours to let her out for a wee and a poo, but after she’s done that, all she wants to do is play! We’ve got her a cage, and last night was the first night she spent in it on her own, and didn’t we know about it! *Sorry neighbours* She whined and she whimpered for at least an hour! I’ve been and bought some ear plugs today in the hope of a better night’s sleep.

The cage isn’t to be cruel. In fact, at first we were in two minds about it, but everyone I spoke to and all the books told me to get one. They lie.

Just like the book warned me that she’d bite us when playing (and boy does she have sharp teeth), but to combat it, yelp when she does it and move your hand away and gradually the bites will get softer and softer until she doesn’t bite at all. That’s just bollocks. It doesn’t work at all!!

 Saying all that though, she is beautiful and I do love her to bits. She comes and snuggles up next to me and falls asleep and she follows me round.

She’s ace!

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