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There's a new dog in the house & all is right with the world!

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SleightOfMind Thu 29-Dec-16 19:08:27

So, we lost both our dogs unexpectedly, within a month of each other in November.
I wasn't sure about getting another but have given in to the lure of a little velvet head in the house - it's felt so empty sad

We've had our new girl home for just under an hour and it's wonderful.
Don't want to worry her by taking too many pix, but here she is on the way home and flopped out on her bed.

Thank you so much to everyone who hand held and gave such kind, wise advice when we were going through the ringer 8 weeks ago. It was such a hard time & I'm still struggling to process some bits of it. Your words made a huge difference.

Off to argue about names now. suggestions welcome!

lovelearning Thu 29-Dec-16 19:11:37

SleightOfMind,

She's gorgeous.

Lucky you!

ThroughThickAndThin01 Thu 29-Dec-16 19:13:30

Gorgeous girl.

Sorry for your losses, it's so hard.

Have fun with your new girly.

CMOTDibbler Thu 29-Dec-16 19:14:51

She's gorgeous. Hope she settles in quickly smile

Mrskeats Thu 29-Dec-16 19:15:22

I have a lurcher they are amazeballs
She's beautiful
Luna as she's dark so a night time name

Bubble2bubble Thu 29-Dec-16 19:17:28

How gorgeous! So delighted for you smile

insan1tyscartching Thu 29-Dec-16 19:20:40

Ooh lovely dog, hope she quickly fills the space your others left. I'd call her Ebony.

Sugarpiehoneyeye Thu 29-Dec-16 19:23:21

OP, she is adorable, lucky, lucky girl !
Hope she helps to mend your broken heart.
My suggestions are;
Ebony
Cleo
Lara
Chloe
Hebe
Chance

Ilovecaindingle Thu 29-Dec-16 19:29:24

Maybe something festive?
Ivy?
Mistletoe - Miss for short?

TheMortificadosDragon Thu 29-Dec-16 19:31:01

smile I'm so pleased for you - a house just doesn't feel right when it's suddenly dogless, does it? And pleased for her too.

lovelearning Thu 29-Dec-16 19:37:09

Mistletoe

Misty.

Wolfiefan Thu 29-Dec-16 19:40:52

Oh bless. She looks right at home already.

RachelRagged Thu 29-Dec-16 20:07:26

Awww, , Beautiful girl .

Here's to a long and happy life for all concerned.

SleightOfMind Thu 29-Dec-16 21:37:42

She's a lovely girl! DC's are all in bed so she's got a chance to calm down,

She's coped with shopping delivery - very good about front door being open.

She's been sitting in the rescue for over a year. Bounced twice for sep anx so getting in there from the start.
Aware but not too anxious about us coming and going. grin
Can't wait to take her for a walk tomorrow and show her all the different shapes and sizes of dogs. I promise more pix when she's settled.

pinkbraces Thu 29-Dec-16 21:41:17

She is gorgeous.

Anyhoooo Thu 29-Dec-16 23:25:54

Shes sweet, looks like shes making herself at home!

Floralnomad Thu 29-Dec-16 23:28:22

Congratulations , she looks lovely .

ClarissaDarling Thu 29-Dec-16 23:30:41

I like Misty/misteltloe as well, or Holly! Or Mary!

taptonaria27 Thu 29-Dec-16 23:33:09

Congratulations, she looks fab. We adopted a lurcher in October and he has separation anxiety too, your poor baby waiting a year in rescue, her 2017 will certainly be so much happier than 2016!

ExitPursuedBySantaSpartacus Thu 29-Dec-16 23:35:19

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HemanOrSheRa Thu 29-Dec-16 23:35:57

Oh she is beautiful smile.

Brytte Thu 29-Dec-16 23:41:16

Aw - she loijs lovely. I wanted to call our black lurcher Sybil bit was vetoed by the family hmm I liked Luna too. Or Juno.

SleightOfMind Thu 29-Dec-16 23:45:06

Her rescue name is Missy so you're all being weirdly clairvoyant!
Luna is meeting with approval too Insan as are Sugar's Lara and Hebe.
We can't have Chance though because of Paw Patrol - we have toddlers!
6 names are going in the hat tomorrow. They need to please me, DH, DS1(15), DD(7), and the DTs(3) shock

We are also adopting another black pointy girl in Feb but she's come in with a nasty untreated injury and not ready to be in a busy home yet.
She's very young though and quite unaffected by her horrible start.

clumsyduck Thu 29-Dec-16 23:49:30

Aww she is gorgeous . Congrats op good luck with the name draw !

SleightOfMind Thu 29-Dec-16 23:50:19

Ooh! I like Sybil and Juno!
Just for context, DH likes Petra or Clara
DD likes Rachel or Lucy
The DTs like paw patrol names or silliness (they're 3).
DS likes.....Pygmy?!?!? and Satsuki confused

He's usually the sensible one.

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