I hope everyone had a nice Mother's Day. The weather was scary around here with fifty mile an hour winds, downed trees and power lines.
And cold..it snowed again. Inside was cheery and warm, especially with the newest member of the family, Darcy (I am a huge Jane Austen fan). Darcy is a Malta-poo and he is nine weeks old. I am completely in love with this dog! He has the sweetest personality. We are hoping that the cats, Prance and Lilybelle will be accepting. They are staying separate for now until they are used to the smell of the dog in the house.
These dogs make terrific pets, not only because of their mellow personalities, but, because they do not shed and are hypo-allergenic. They have hair, not fur. Periodic haircuts are needed at the groomers. Oh, that face.
If you are an expert in training dogs you will not want to hear this next part. We are failures at crate training. The cries were heartbreaking, and Mr. B. is a big softie. Darcy prefers to sleep in our bed. Very bad, I know. He sleeps soundly through the night and only wakes up when we do. He has had his first bath and is doing quite well with paper training. Darcy will be trained to go outside after he receives his next shots this week. Right now, he is sitting next to me in a chair, asleep again. We have a soft crate for him to retreat to in the family room and he feels comfortable there. Thank you, Mr. B for indulging me this gift. Now if we can only find a home for the teenagers we would be all set. Just kidding boys ;) (sorry about that IMac cord in the pictures)