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post #1 of 20 Old 06-13-2009, 09:00 PM Thread Starter
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I haz a shiny!

Heh heh, my 2 year old got her very first bath today! And was she EVER unimpressed when we started. We had quite the riot getting her used to the hose (on a very fine mist mode, but you would have sworn Satan was riding an orange pumpkin and jabbing her with a pitchfork). Soaping her down went fine, she enjoyed that, and for rinse mode, she snorted and pranced a bit and then stood stock still for me to spray her all over and scrub with my hands! So I'm very happy with her.

Also, anyone who's been following her conformation threads, I am finally happy with her weight! I think she's looking perfect now, she just needs more muscle which we're working on with lunging!

Just for the record, for anyone who hasn't seen her, this is what she looked like when I purchased her about 2.5 months ago. I know it was winter and she was shaggy, but still, I'm loving the difference!

And what she looks like now, after her refreshing bath!

I hope God tells her to smash her computer with a sledgehammer.

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post #2 of 20 Old 06-14-2009, 01:56 AM
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awww very squeaky clean!!! she is adorable and her weight is looking fantastic :) great job momma!
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post #3 of 20 Old 07-22-2009, 10:52 AM
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she looks fantastic! great job! =]
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post #4 of 20 Old 07-22-2009, 02:31 PM
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she looks great!! very pretty. :)

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post #5 of 20 Old 07-22-2009, 02:41 PM
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Wow, I almost had to look away she is so blindingly white! She looks fabulous, nice job.

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post #6 of 20 Old 07-22-2009, 03:46 PM
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Great job!! She is gorgeous.

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post #7 of 20 Old 07-22-2009, 03:47 PM
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Riding an orange pumpkin

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post #8 of 20 Old 07-22-2009, 04:02 PM
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Aw, she looks so good! So spotless!! Nice job.

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post #9 of 20 Old 07-22-2009, 04:06 PM
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she looks great! both weight wise and clean wise!

Glad she got over her fear of the hose and you two were able to enjoy the bath
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post #10 of 20 Old 07-22-2009, 04:30 PM
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Love the satan riding an orange pumpkin connotation...very original!!!

Your girl looks fantastic after her bath! Great job!

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