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Offline GrumpyGhostOwl

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The pitter-patter of tiny paws
« on: January 05, 2018, 04:58:10 CST »
I'm adopting a rescue puppy :D  The rescue organisation dubbed her "Venus," which is a brand of disposable razor. I'm calling her Skye. She's a purebred Australian Kelpie, and she'll be a friend and lackey for my 10-year-old Border Collie x Kelpie girl, who will enjoy having a pup to boss around.

She's currently with a foster carer in Port Macquarie and will soon make the trip over to the far south-west of the continent. Apparently she hasn't been housetrained, having spent her life thus far outdoors on a farm, so that will be the first order of business, but she's a Kelpie. They catch on to things really quickly.

My brother rather uncharitably suggested Aricebo as a name, since her ears are somewhat reminiscent of radar dishes, but I pointed out that neither of his two rescue Kelpies are named Aricebo,  so we'll save that name for the next dog he adopts.
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Re: The pitter-patter of tiny paws
« Reply #1 on: January 05, 2018, 05:34:51 CST »
She looks adorable, GGO. I'm sure she'll make a wonderful addition to your household :)
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Re: The pitter-patter of tiny paws
« Reply #2 on: January 05, 2018, 06:07:13 CST »
I'll repeat what I said at Gatchamania: *Squeeeee!*
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Re: The pitter-patter of tiny paws
« Reply #3 on: January 07, 2018, 19:14:40 CST »
Lookit those ears!!!

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Re: The pitter-patter of tiny paws
« Reply #4 on: January 24, 2018, 06:31:40 CST »
Skye is settling in. In the photo she's getting to know her new big sister, a 10 year old Border Collie x Kelpie named Sunka (pronounced "Shoon-ka," with a short "oo" sound as in "look" or "cook." It means 'dog' in Lakota.)
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Re: The pitter-patter of tiny paws
« Reply #5 on: January 24, 2018, 06:42:01 CST »
How adorable are they! I am sure they will be best of friends in no time.
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