I really really love her!

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traincarbus Mon 06-Jul-20 22:00:41

The past few months I’ve realised how much I love our little puppy (not so little at 20 months old)
After being an absolute terror of a puppy, with the worst recall known to man (think 3 people chasing her around a field in torrential rain for an hour before we could catch her) she’s turned into an absolute beaut of a dog.
She is no trouble whatsoever, has had angelic recall for the past 3 months solid, eats what’s put in front of her, sleeps all night and puddles on the floor are a distant memory.
I work funny shifts and every lunch time after her daily big walk we will have an hours nap together snuggled up.
Due to shifts she stays with family members overnight once a week and is an absolute star.
Just wanted to have a boast really that we’ve done a pretty good job with her!!!
She’s definitely my favourite child!!!

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traincarbus Mon 06-Jul-20 22:02:54

Apologies for the duplicate post. Said it hadn’t posted the first time?!

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traincarbus Mon 06-Jul-20 22:03:06

Apologies for the duplicate post. Said it hadn’t posted the first time?!

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nicky7654 Mon 06-Jul-20 22:05:23

Aaaahhh we need a picture xx

Sunnydayshereatlast Mon 06-Jul-20 22:07:21

You give me hope for my wallpaper /lino /chair munching dpuppy...
But we do need a pic op..

traincarbus Mon 06-Jul-20 22:10:28

Here’s the little scoundrel!
Originally a family member got her, but didn’t have the time to train her, so we got her at around 7 months old totally wild!!!

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Sunnydayshereatlast Tue 07-Jul-20 08:46:27

Looks like a whole shoe would fit in her mouth!!
Ours has a wallpaper strip shaped opening...


AmberShadesofGold Tue 07-Jul-20 09:08:16

If you've got to this stage with a springer by 20 months old then you're doing very well indeed! Well done, OP grin

traincarbus Tue 07-Jul-20 09:22:13

Haha she had her moments of chewing and we despaired of her at many points!
But for 3 months solid now she’s been a very good girl!

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Sunnydayshereatlast Tue 07-Jul-20 10:16:35

Our dpuppy is affectionately known at The Pony..
Ds 16 got confused somehow and calls her The Goat!
Prob more appropriate considering her munching habits!!

stophuggingme Tue 07-Jul-20 10:19:05

Springers are full on
Well done!
She is also very cute smile

Scion286 Tue 07-Jul-20 12:29:58

She’s lovely. Please please tell me what you did to get the recall back? Our 10 month old has gone deaf to the whistle, is back on his lead and I’m ploughing my way through the total recall book but I’d love any advice from someone who’s been through it and come out the other side with their sanity still intact!

traincarbus Tue 07-Jul-20 13:15:25

@Scion286 not a clue. She’s been on a long line pretty much forever, although I’ve let it trail behind her and I would just stand on it to get her back.
Then 3 months ago she decided to start coming back when called and she’s done the same ever since.
The only thing I’ve changed is to use a deeper voice when she’s messing around and I want her to come back!

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Scion286 Tue 07-Jul-20 14:20:12

😄 Thanks anyway-it gives me hope that he’ll be off lead again at some point in his life! I haven’t got the nerve for it at the minute but he’s walking much better on his lead (he pulled like a train before) so that’s something at least!

traincarbus Tue 07-Jul-20 14:53:42

@Scion286 yeah we still haven’t solved that. She pulls like a train! Suppose we can’t have everything perfect!!!

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MrsOosh77 Tue 07-Jul-20 20:33:11

@ sunnydayshereforever

We call ours goat boy, the pony or hoss grin

MrsOosh77 Tue 07-Jul-20 20:34:32

Here at last. My memory is shocking blush

Sunnydayshereatlast Wed 08-Jul-20 10:41:01

MrsOosh77 your ddog is amazing!!

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