HERSHEY’S DEBUT POST

[TRE PET BLOG POST]

Okay haven’t been blogging but FORGIVE ME! I have been been up to my neck with puppy husbandry (lots of posts and pics, promise promise promise!)!

Puppy care is … well let’s just say it’s a good way to lose weight. Forget crash-diet plans. What you need is a pup to run after and to pee and poop all over so you can spend some calories cleaning and exercising! And I wouldn’t know what to do without Oreo’s mama, Maureen of KasPup UniFURsity and Michelle from PupPupnAway, so I gotta thank them!

So here are some puppy photos to keep you happy while I run after puppy and do up some loonnnnng overdue posts!

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FINALLY PUPPY HAS A NAME.

But he gets other names too:

Little Rascal, PupWup, FatPup, Wormy, Chou Toufu (‘Stinky Tofu’ in Mandarin), Hey you!, Mr. Pup.

He answers well to ‘Hershey’ by now, though! Whew. Was afraid he’d get identity crisis.

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Hershey and his favourite toy, a hand-me-down from Oreo. He absolutely adores knots and will spend a long time trying to undo each knot in any toy with dangly rope and knots!

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Favourite sleeping position…also known as ‘the hamster’.

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MY MATERNAL INSTINCTS ARE RAGING SO HARD NOW!! Squee to the max!

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Loves belly rubs. And food.

Hershey is on kibble right now because the breeder fed (high-end) kibble, but he will soon start raw when the good raw-fed vet (hmm, sounds odd, as though she only eats raw food…haha) gives us the green light to do so!

You might want to check out Michelle’s beautiful raw-fed shelties here  and follow what she feeds them here while Hershey stinks up the house with his kibble-poop and kibble-pee for now.

Hershey is really chubby and we honestly thought he was overweight, but our vet was mightily pleased with his size and said that (after leveling a long, hard, scary stare and asking if he was a ‘pet shop dog’) puppies aren’t supposed to be skinny. Most pet shop pups are skinny, so if yours is…maybe you can ask your vet if you should feed more!

Here’s a video I took for Maureen of KasPup UniFURsity, just for fun and to show her how chubby he is:

Just so you know, the videos and pictures aren’t always cute. I’ve sent pictures of pee and poop to them in fits of paranoia/anxiety/desperation! 😛 So thanks a million guys for answering all my questions and thinking of ways to housebreak this pup (still in progress)!  XOXO from Hershey!

Just a thought right now…am really thankful for this blog because it’s gotten me a very good friend Oreo’s Mama and many, many other pet-loving friends whom I’d never know if it weren’t for the blog, and now, the pup 🙂 Hershey has no lack of playdates yay!

To end of this picture-post… here’s another heart-melting face from this little heartbreaker (hey, new name there!) :

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Please grow up to be a good therapy dog, Hershey! *prays hard*

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2 replies

  1. Hello,

    I know you are busy with your cute (x10) puppy… But mind sharing which vet is that?

    Thank you!!

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