Sunday, August 29, 2010

All the Colors of the Rainbow

Rafferty, Snickers, and Becky sit in front of a stone wall.  They go in order from darkest to, chocolate, and yellow.
Rafferty gives me pleading eyes as I take yet more pictures.  Rafferty, Snickers, and Becky all sit in a line.

Friday, August 20, 2010

Becky Update

While scrolling through old posts I realized I have not said much about Becky lately.  She is such a good girl and has been a blast to raise so far.  Of course, like every other puppy, she has taught me new things and made me happy to have a girl pup around again.  She turns 6 months in just 2 weeks, two days after our big evaluation with our CFR.  Becky is still slated to be transferred to the high school raising program at the end of September.  She is fun, resilient, and smart: this girl has a bright future ahead of her.

Some pictures from the past 3.5 months...

[Baby Becky, about 11-12 weeks old, hangs out in her crate, preferring to be under her mat rather than on it.]
[Barley legal Becky hanging out at the Farmers market.]

[Becky doing her frog legs sit]

[First Trax ride and Becky is stoked!]

[Becky tried after a big outing]

[Becky hanging out at the car dealership waiting for my car to be fixed.]

[Becky being such a good girl on an outing!]

Saturday, August 14, 2010

Happy Birthday Rafferty

My baby boy!
First Bath!
Recovering from his neuter.  Just waking up!
Checking out the snow.
In Oregon for Millie's graduation.
A more rustic bath!
In San Francisco!

Friday, August 13, 2010

New Puppies!

Yesterday the very wonderful Guide Dogs for the Blind Puppy Truck made a stop in Salt Lake to hand out puppies to their new raisers. Our club has been pretty small for most of the year, but with two new pups we are starting to grow again in size.  Two wonderful raisers who had taken breaks after their last dogs got to find out their new pups names!


Rhyme (Simon/Melody)


Crosby (Jay/Noleta)

And of course my post wouldn't be complete without a quick peak at the newest celebrity in town.  Introducing.....


He is being raised by Megan!

Thursday, August 12, 2010

Muir Woods

This is probably my favorite picture from Muir Woods.  We went there on the Friday before Funday.  Rafferty and I were just walking along through the mid-afternoon shadows when we came across this perfect beam of light.  It highlighted the fence and trees surrounding it, giving Rafferty a unique light in which to pose.  I love the curve of his neck and how he is turned:  he has such a regal expression on his face.  Oh how I love my boy!  The news that he will be staying with me until at least December was met with cheers of joy!