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post #1 of 15 Old 01-02-2010, 09:32 PM Thread Starter
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What my boy Skip got for Christmas....

Well, it was actually an early Christmas present. Roxie, the new pup has been with us for 3 weeks now.
I had no plans of getting another dog, but a local dog rescue set up at Petsmart the day I needed to go for more supplies. The pup looked like a mini Skip. They told me if it did not work out, I could bring the pup back, so I thought why not give it a shot. Skip loves his new "toy". I was worried he would be too rough with it, but he has been so sweet and gentle.

They are both kept indoors, I just took them outside for some play time.
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post #2 of 15 Old 01-02-2010, 10:53 PM
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aww....they are both beautiful babies!!

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post #3 of 15 Old 01-02-2010, 11:44 PM
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Skip has a mini me! They look adorable together.

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post #4 of 15 Old 01-02-2010, 11:48 PM
You know, I actually invested in new dog toys for Xmas and my dogs love them (despite the dozens they have already).

I wish I could buy them cute stuffed toys like the butterfly...buying my dogs stuffed toys is like throwing money in the toilet these days : )

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post #5 of 15 Old 01-03-2010, 08:50 AM Thread Starter
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Thank you for the kind words!

I know what you mean Stephanie. It does not take my pups long to pull all the stuffing out. They only get discounted stuffed toys.
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post #6 of 15 Old 01-03-2010, 09:17 AM
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They look like they were made for each other. Congrats.

Aren't puppies the best??

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post #7 of 15 Old 01-03-2010, 02:55 PM
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congrats on the pup.
hes a cutie.

when you set up a new tank,hide an extra
sponge or two behind some decor,that way you have
something seeded for you next filter.
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post #8 of 15 Old 01-03-2010, 05:51 PM
They're both so cute!!
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post #9 of 15 Old 01-03-2010, 06:01 PM
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Congrats on the new pup! Roxie couldn't have gotten any luckier than to have come home with you!
What a face Skip has, he is an incredibly handsome dog!

Do you have Costco where you are, Twistersmom? They have a 4-pack of nice plush toys for just eight bucks. 2 bucks a toy isn't bad. Something else I happen to notice is that ToysRUs sells stuffed Teddy Bears way cheaper than pet stores do....

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post #10 of 15 Old 01-03-2010, 08:19 PM
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How cute!!!! My guys would have a blast with them, 2 more dogs-snow-stuffed animals and BALLS to fetch....that's like heaven for my guys right there lol
Try the toy section at thrift stores for stuffed critters....I think my 1 dog has MASTERED it 'how to take a brand new toy apart in 2 sec or less" lol

Are they pure bred Lab's? The bigger guy sure looks like one but I can really see the lil one. They sure are cuties!!!

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