Saturday, March 14, 2009

Smalls is 1 year old (in human years, of course!)

What a year this has been for smalls!! She has been to the vet 3 times for something other than normal check-ups. She is just so sensitive. Its been a tough year for her. Hopefully this next year will be a better one. I remember when we first got her, she was so tiny! Weighing only about 2 lbs or less. Just a little puff ball. She is such a sweet dog and I love her. She has lots and lots of energy and could use some obedience classes. She loves to eat your food and right out of your hand! She can go completely crazy at times and will drag her butt on the ground and on in circles. Its quite funny. She is always there for a good laugh or just to sit on your lap when you are feeling down. She is quite the cuddlier and will snuggle right up to you all night long! She still doesn't like other dogs. When she is inside the house she will pretend she is not afraid of them and will bark and bark at them. But when we are out side and next to them, its a totally different story. She gets to scared. I took her to the dog park the other day and she was so scared of these dogs. She would stay so still and look down when the other dogs would come over to check her out. When they would leave she would sniff around all by herself. Like a little loner! I'm trying to work on getting her socialized. It took her quite a long time to come off the couch with Archie (my brothers dog), so I think its going to be a long journey. Her official birthday is March 10 2008.

She just got a hair cut. Doesn't she look super cute with short hair?

This is smalls the first day we got her. She was just about 8 weeks old. Isn't she cute?


This is one of her favorite places to be. Looking for leftover food.

Loungin' around. Notice the back legs. They are spread out on the sides. I love it when she lays like this. Its very cute.

I can't do a post without putting some pictures of McKenna in here.
Today she learned that she can pull herself up, Well just to her knees but that is a good start. This is the first time she has done this. I might have to lower her mattress pretty soon. If you look at the picture closely, you can see that she is "white knuckling" the banister. Holdin on for dear life!

Playing with her blocks and her Auntie Teaghan (Britts was there to, just not in the picture)

I thought this look was pretty funny/cute. I'm not sure what she was looking at that made her have this look. She is such a cutie and is growing so fast. 6 1/2 months old now!

Sunday, March 1, 2009

I forgot... tell you McKenna Stats from her 6th months doctors appointment. She weighs 17lbs 8 oz (75%). That is a almost a 3 lb increase from her 4th month. Her head is 41 cm (65%). Her head is way bigger. She used to be in the 20th percentile! She must be getting smarter. ;) She she is 26 1/4 inches tall (75%). She didn't grow anything there. And I think the last time we were there she was 26 3/4 inches, so I guess someone messed up there. Or I guess she could be shrinking. Anyway, just wanted to share this with all of you.