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Introducing Lupo!

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AtYourCervix Sun 18-Aug-13 18:32:03

Enormous, huge, great, big puppy grin

He's a Maremma Sheepdog. 5 months old. Around the size of a small pony with feet the size of dinner plates.

He's being very good. Bit barky first night but not a peep last night. One wee on the floor yesterday and needs a bit of persuasion to go outside to wee but will go once he's out.

DH has taken him for a couple of walks and he's stuck very close and not wandered off.

SmallDog is a bit jealous. A few snaps and snarls over toys but again, not bad.

The cats have ignored him completely and he's ignored them.

So, I know it's all a bit honeymoony, but so far, so good.

AtYourCervix Sun 18-Aug-13 18:33:30

And he's moulting his puppy fluff. I've hoovered twice since lunchtime..

AtYourCervix Sun 18-Aug-13 18:47:07

Pic on profile but it won't save to public. Will try again.

HoneyDragon Sun 18-Aug-13 18:48:24

Hurry up! I'm holding in a squeeeeeee! Here you know.

AtYourCervix Sun 18-Aug-13 18:50:28

Gah! Why's it not working?

HoneyDragon Sun 18-Aug-13 19:21:58

sad. There's an actual puppy out there. And I can't see it! <<sobs>>

AtYourCervix Sun 18-Aug-13 19:25:27


PeanutPatty Sun 18-Aug-13 19:32:09

I googled the breed! Lovely dog. What colour? grin

AtYourCervix Sun 18-Aug-13 19:33:34

White all iver. Black nose. Deep brown eyes.

Cuddly and soft.

PeanutPatty Mon 19-Aug-13 16:05:42

Gorgeous! Furminator at the ready non? grin

AtYourCervix Mon 19-Aug-13 16:13:01

he is hairy grin

AtYourCervix Mon 19-Aug-13 17:29:43


Look at my puppy everyone!!!!!!

Innneeeee cute?

He's huge! Like a polar bear grin Hello handsome Lupo <smooch>

Gobbolinothewitchscat Mon 19-Aug-13 17:32:36

Hello cute Lupo

Is the dog equivalent if calli g your baby George, after the Royal one? grin

AtYourCervix Mon 19-Aug-13 17:37:47

It is unfortunate that royal dog is also Lupo. But I thought of it before I knew about that one. Ii thouught I was being all novel and clevetr (Italian wolf - apt see)

everlong Mon 19-Aug-13 17:41:52


All your dogs are.

moosemama Mon 19-Aug-13 17:59:10

Aw he's gorgeous AYC! grin

HelgatheHairy Mon 19-Aug-13 18:39:10

Wow he's beautiful and huge. I have a 15 month golden that I swear is the same size!

tabulahrasa Mon 19-Aug-13 18:54:52

aw, bless at him with SmallDog grin

SmallFarAway Mon 19-Aug-13 19:57:35

Aaah, so you got him then smile He's adorable. Wishing you many happy years together.

And the good news is that they only shed twice a year January to June and July to December grin

Your BigDog was a beauty smile

AtYourCervix Mon 19-Aug-13 20:10:07

Small is being a bit of a jealous pita this evening. Snappy and growly. Problem is they can't fight and get it over with because of the expensive back.

AtYourCervix Mon 19-Aug-13 20:11:58

And BigPuppy has,,gathered every blanket and toy in the house and created a mountain.

basildonbond Mon 19-Aug-13 20:34:51

omg - he's only 5 months old???? just how big is he going to get??

he's gorgeous though smile

PeanutPatty Mon 19-Aug-13 21:22:56

Actual laugh my ass off at the moult twice a year comment Small-

pinkbraces Tue 20-Aug-13 13:34:09

oooooooohhhhhhhh I want one - he is gorgeous smile

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