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Introducing myself and my new puppy!

Discussion in 'Introductions' started by moonface, Aug 1, 2009.


  1. moonface

    moonface PetForums Junior

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    Hi everyone,

    We have a ckcs pup Bessie she was 8 wks old yesterday and we brought her home Thursday. (named after Bessie in Enid Blyton's Faraway Tree books, hence my username also!) Our 1st dog. We have an extremely nervous/timid cat who has hardly been out from under the bed since Bessie arrived.

    She's gorgeous! Has been doing really well with toileting apart from a couple of accidents has been going in the garden although she hasn't toileted at all since 5 this morning I think because of the rain:confused: Not sure quite how to deal with that, my plan is to just keep taking her out every couple hrs, after eating,sleeping etc and just wait as long as I have to?

    She's not eaten much today either had breakfast around 8 but left a bit, didn't eat so much yesterday either but ate absolutely loads Thursday when we brought her home? Still not quite sure how much she needs yet the food pack says 35-100g so I guess their appetites can vary quite a lot?

    Wondering whether it's ok to bathe her today as she's pretty mucky and smelly from our sodden garden but is it too soon as it's only her 3rd day with us? I don't want to stress her?

    Lol. I can see I'm going to be on here every day with questions hope you don't mind!:D
    (will try to put a photo on!)
     
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  2. Superpettoysrus.com

    Superpettoysrus.com PetForums Senior

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    hiya....welcome to the forum......i used to love the magic faraway tree by enid blyton...fact im sure i have the book somewhere i might root it out and read it to my son i bet he will love it :D....thanks for reminding me :D
     
  3. scosha37

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    Hi and welcome to PF...hope you enjoy your stay..:D
     
  4. Patterdale_lover

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    Another doggie called Bessie! Well mine is Bess :D I named mine after the beautiful character called Black Bess in the poem the highway man. IT suits cos she has beautiful jet black fur like the woman and is totally beautiful!
    Would love to see some pics of her!
     
  5. sammyben

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    Hello and welcome to the forum...I used to love reading the Faraway Tree books when I was younger :D
     
  6. FREE SPIRIT

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    Hiya and welcome :D
    Ooh i love 'FOLK OF THE FARAWAY BOOKS' :D
     
  7. flynnsmum

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    Hi and welcome. I have a new pup too, a GSD, 14 weeks old now.
     
  8. Pam/Holly

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    Hi Welcome to the forum, I am new too. :)
     
  9. moonface

    moonface PetForums Junior

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    [​IMG]

    Thanks for the replies all. Lots of fans of the faraway tree! My girls loved it. Took us a few months to get through the trilogy one chapter a night. They actually wanted to call the dog Fanny but I didn't think that was so appropriate lol !
     
  10. lizzie

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    n'awww
    your dog is sooo cute
    lol
    welcome to the forum it's lovely here
    Xx:)
     
  11. bichonsrus

    bichonsrus PetForums Senior

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    aww cute dog, and welcome. Im sure she is already settled in , she looks happy and yes the rain puts my dogs off too lol! As for bathing her, i would suggest getting her to go toilet first if you can lol, dont want any accidents in the bath tub :eek: I am sure a bath is fine, im thinking she would of been washed while at her other home, only i have bichons and white dogs get bathed alot lol.
     
  12. MADCAT

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    Welcome to PF xxx
     
  13. Baby Bordie

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    Hi and welcome to PF! Gorgeous dog you have there! :D
     
  14. Yourgifts Ourgifts

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    Hi and welcome to PF..;)
     
  15. Acacia86

    Acacia86 PetForums VIP

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    Oh what a beautiful puppy!!

    And i love the Faraway tree! I still have the book although it has been read so much its a bit of a mess but still readable!!
    My favorite time of day when i was younger was when i got home form school to read it and then again in bed! Yep read it tons of times!!

    x
     
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    Hi and welcome xx, ure pup is very cute xx
     
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    Welcome to the forum.. I love her name.. :D
    I wasnt keen on the book tbh... My fav Enid Blyton book is The Wishing Chair.. I love it :D

    She is soooo gorgeous!! :001_wub:
     
  18. shannon_2009

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    Hello & welcome, i am sure you will have lots of fun with your puppy, mine is 15 wks old now.


    shannon
     
  19. Classyellie

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    Hi and welcome to PF :)

    Bessie is gorgeous :001_wub:

    My little Pippa is a black & tan and is 13 weeks old today :001_wub:

    Ellie x
     
  20. Jazzy

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    Awww she is abssolutely gorgeous and my favourite colour in CKCS's.:001_wub::001_wub::001_wub::001_wub: My sister used to have two a few years ago but they were Blenheim and Ruby ones but I much prefer the black and white ones.
     
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