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DraftyAiresMum 12-21-2012 08:10 PM

Meet Abby!
 
So, temporarily I've given up on the idea of getting a cairn terrier. They're too expensive and extremely difficult to find around me, being the reasons. However, my boyfriend and I still thought that my big dog, Cash, needed a buddy since he's home alone all day. So, I kept searching Craigslist.

Finally, on Tuesday, I found puppies that my boyfriend thought were adorable and weren't outrageously priced. There were eight 7-week-old aussie/border collie puppies in the litter. So, we went last night after I got paid and picked one out. By the time we got there, there were only three females left. There was a little all white one, a brown and white one, and an all brown one. We were torn between the all white one and the brown and white one. Turns out that the all white one is deaf (the owners didn't know, but I had my suspicions, so I "tested" her and if she's not completely deaf, she's at least 90% deaf). So, we picked the brown and white one. I told the people that if they can't find the all white one a good home, now that they know that she's deaf, to call me and I have a friend who might take her.

Anyway, we took the puppy with us to go put a vending machine in one of my boyfriend's new accounts (he runs a vending machine business) and she was absolutely perfect! Last night she slept with us and is such a snuggler. Cash isn't entirely sure what to make of her right now and Cosmo (the 6mo cat) watches her and hisses at her if she gets too close, but he hasn't offered to swat at her or chase her.

Without further ado, meet Abby! They aren't great pics 'cuz I can't find my camera charger.
Exploring the driveway when I left for work this morning:
http://i1135.photobucket.com/albums/...A_IMAG0052.jpg
That's Cash to the right of the pic:
http://i1135.photobucket.com/albums/...A_IMAG0053.jpg
"Coming, Mom!"
http://i1135.photobucket.com/albums/...A_IMAG0054.jpg
Following Cash, who is in turn following Dad lol:
http://i1135.photobucket.com/albums/...A_IMAG0051.jpg

Northernstar 12-21-2012 08:12 PM

So glad you finally found a puppy! What a nice Christmas present!! :)

apachewhitesox 12-21-2012 08:12 PM

She is adorable I'm sure she will keep you all busy with all the energy she is going to have. :D

DraftyAiresMum 12-21-2012 08:18 PM

She's just the sweetest thing. And hella smart.
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Chevaux 12-21-2012 08:20 PM

Very good although you are sadly short on pictures - you'll have to remedy that one sooner than later:-P

DraftyAiresMum 12-21-2012 08:23 PM

Oh, definitely! Gonna tear my place apart looking for my camera charger.
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kayleeloveslaneandlana 12-21-2012 08:46 PM

Oh my gosh she's adorable!

DraftyAiresMum 12-21-2012 08:59 PM

Found my camera charger!! * happy dance*

Just got home and Cash is much better with Abby. He doesn't move away from her and growl like he was doing last night and this morning.
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Cacowgirl 12-22-2012 10:18 AM

Good luck w/your new puppy! That is a mix of two high energy breeds, but didn't you say the bf hikes? Merry Christmas!

TheLauren 12-22-2012 10:29 AM

Congrats! She is adorable.
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