She has curly blond hair, blue eyes, and weighs about four pounds. We are completely in love. I’ve been researching training methods, I’ve scheduled her puppy kindergarten, and I’m ready to get up at 2am to let her out.
We are looking forward to long walks at a slow pace, puppy belly, and curly ears. After a couple months of talking and scheming to bring another dog into our family, we are happy to actually begin. The planning and preparation have taken up much of the last couple of weeks. As we move forward, there will be plenty of antics and both ups and downs, but we are thrilled with our cocker spaniel puppy, Seraphina.
I’m not really sure why dogs are such a necessity for us, but since we first began our family there have been very few days without a dog of our own. We’ve lived through the heartbreak of several slow losses, as well as a recent sudden tragedy. When my heart breaks to say goodbye to a four legged friend, I am usually certain there is no good purpose to this process.
Several times over the years, I swore never to give my heart again, but we just keep coming back to the joy of sharing our lives. It was actually the thought of a long convalescence without faithful dog friend, that made us realize it was time again to open our lives. So here we go again. Welcome little one, we are your people…
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