Monday, January 28, 2008

20lbs of Love!

We had another Vet visit this past weekend, and Bruno's up to 20lbs. and 16" tall, at 15 weeks old. We had to go to the pet store and get some new bones, so we got him this huge bone, 3/4 his size! He was eating up those smaller bones too quickly, so this should slow him down.

We also went to the large dog side of the dog park yesterday. He started picking on two other Boxer puppies, 9 weeks old, that were the same size as him! Bruno No! He did much better than a few weeks ago. He's doing ok on coming when we call. However, if there's a kid, forget it. He's off to play!

Not much else to report, other than he misses the fam and hopes to see them soon!


Monday, January 21, 2008

Bruno vs. Boston

And they're off! Bruno's tactics are the spin move and right hook, while Boston's, the Puggle, moves were to go for the jugular! The match was perfect, perfect size and energy between Boston and Bruno. Though Boston is full grown, he's only a year old. We were two of three dogs to brave the cold wind, at the dog park on Saturday.

Lot's of fun!

Friday, January 18, 2008

He's growing, he's growing...

At our last Vet visit Bruno was 14.2lbs and 14" tall, at 14 weeks now. So he's definitely growing. He's still a vicious biter, but I hope this trait goes away with age. We've been going to the dog park every weekend to terrorize the other small dogs and children. We tried out the big dog area last week, and Bruno soon realized jumping on every dog isn't a great idea. He preferred the small park, so we went back. We'll try again next month.

He still has worms, but we're hoping that we're at the tail end of this experience...ha, ha. If anyone has any suggestions, all are welcome!

Some friends of ours gave us a battery operated bouncy ball for Bruno. He loves it. He's so smart that he knows how to turn it on and off! Well, I'm not sure if he really knows or if during random chewing he pulls or pushes the button. It's a great way for him to let out that chewing energy on the ball rather than our hands, arms, feet, etc. I'll try to remember to get some good footage of this, quite funny, really.

He's also started to lift his leg while waiting for a treat (as shown in the image.) And then he swats at the treat. I guess this is the boxer trait. We're trying to get him to only so this when we ask for his paw, or shake.

That's it for now. Have a great day!


Tuesday, January 1, 2008

Happy New Years...snow?

Happy New Year everyone! Today Bruno learned about snow! Very cute. Time to start making the new years resolutions list...for Bruno, #1) stop digging.

Hope everyone had a great day of rest. Back to work tomorrow!