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Saturday, December 26, 2009

New Family Member!


So, as promised, the family and I went to pick out our new dog today. The girls worked all this last year proving that they were responsible enough for a dog and for the most part they did really well - as well as can be expected from a 6 and 10 year old. The dog we picked was a mellow, 6 year old,  mixed breed, medium-sized rescue dog. She's a lovely pet who came already leash trained and with manners to boot. She is just lively enough to be fun without being crazy.

Welcome Serene to the Arndt family!

Thanks,

-Eli

7 comments:

  1. "Serene" Cool name! Congrats on the new family member!

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  2. Another good pet name. She looks kinda like our beagle mutt. His name is Sonny. He is also a shelter rescue, and a pretty calm dog until you try to get him riled up. Then he likes to play. He will chase a laser sight dot for as long as you are willing to run it around the house. Looks like a winner, Eli!

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  3. Congrats on the dog.. She will bring joy fun and happiness to the house. Our dog Toby is a yellow lab and he is only about 2 years old if that so he is a puppy still. He's very energetic but man can he catch a Frisbee.

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  4. Good lookin' dog, welcome aboard Serene!

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  5. Thanks for all the well wishes, guys. I'm as excited about this dog as the kids are. This will be the first dog I've owned since I moved out on my own.

    We seem to have lucked out. She's fully trained - sit, stay, come, leash, house-broken, etc. She also seems to have a good amount of restraint. The benefits of adopting an older dog, I suppose.

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  6. Quote Heather: "She's lovely!"

    Cheers
    Mark

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