Monday, September 20, 2010

One week

So it's been a little over a week since Baku came home. He's been fantastic in keeping us busy. He has so much personality and just loves playing. The cats are slowly coming around to tolerating him.

Walking him is always fun, people frequently cross the street to ask about him, even at 3am.

We're still working on the housebreaking, he's having trouble with it.
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Saturday, September 11, 2010

Welcome Home Baku!: Pictures

So our plan was to be on the road by 11am... that was quickly deterred as John had some last minutes work at home to do and I was dragging Rachel along with us. So by 1130 we're grabbing food and drinks when Bec starts texting us. We swing by work to bring her along because hell, the more the merrier!

I drove to Havasu with Rachel in the passenger's seat constantly yelling at me to drive carefully. We made it in resonable time and hurray puppy!
He's sooo tiny - only 4lbs! He's still super friendly, and tries to climb over your shoulders in order to give kisses. We're probably not going to send in his AKC papers since we're not breeding or showing him. Breeder said he'll probably lighten up to a nice red and lose a lot of the black and grey on his body. I hope not because it's seriously cute.

John drove on the way back and Baku was fantastic the whole car ride! Only one little freak out but besides that he napped or watched out the window.

He adjusted really well to being home - very quick with the housebreaking (no accidents so far!) and he doesn't bother the cats too much unless he thinks they want to play. We've already gotten a taste of the Shiba 500 and the infamous Shiba scream.

More to come later!

Saturday, September 4, 2010

Baku: Pictures Part 3!

Meet Baku!

We were pretty sad that we weren't going to be able to get Baku this weekend due to unfortunate timing and money allotment. The guy before us finally picked out his puppy and we learned which one is ours! I woke up to a ton of pictures from the breeder this morning and just had to share. This little guy is the skinny playful one with the cheetah face. He's gotten so big, so quickly!
The rest of the pictures are at ShibaBaku@flickr

Wednesday, September 1, 2010

Life as it is

So I'm terrible at keeping this updated... you'd think I'd get better over the years but nope. So, in the past month or so, I've been busy! Work has been keeping me worn out and my blood pressure is similar to being back in college.
Good and awesome things have happened though, back on August 16th I went to the Zappos Vendor Party. It was County Fair themed so I didn't even have to buy an outfit! It was also really nice to be able to have a night of drinking and fun with my friends.

What else? Oh yeah! We (I) took in another stray cat. I know I know, I'm not even a cat person! This new kitten is pretty freaking awesome. We named her Maverick to match the current cat naming theme. She's super playful and friendly, it makes a nice match to Goose's skittishness.
It took them about a week to get used to each other but now they love playing and they mimic each other all the time. I know this is a pic spam post and disjointed but I figured if I didn't do it while blasting out my ear drums with Bach, then I'd never get it done. Hopefully the next time I post it will be all about PUPPY!