Skip to main content

Bloodhound Puppies!

Well, here he is, king of my darling daughter's little world:  Duke.  As you can see, we have very strict rules about a dog's place in the world and have him well trained to stay off the furniture, etc.  HA!

Little does Duke know as he lays here, that he is about to become a big brother!


WHAT????

Yes, that's right, Dukie, soon you will not be the only one living in Katie's heart!  Today I sent her off with my debit card to pick out her Christmas present.

 Before she got to meet Duke's potential sibling though, she got to meet the Baby Momma!  She's got a sweet disposition and is very friendly.

She is stockier than Duke even though her owners say she has lost a lot of weight throughout her pregnancy.

Hmmm... seems to be tougher all around what with this outdoorsy attitude!  Duke runs outside for a quick pee in the winter and then wants right back in.  He's been telling us bloodhounds don't like the cold.

They do have one thing in common - they are both hams for the camera.  Is this a pose or what?


Nope - she's not dead - likely just dead tired because of all the trials and tribulations of motherhood!

Or maybe she's having a hot flash?  I know I feel like going outside and doing this fairly often!  Anyway, I bet you are ready to see puppies now, right?












Awwww......  And really, how much trouble could one more dog be?  Look at this picture - it's not like puppies chew or anything, right? 

Okay, so one more thing off my Christmas list!  I am so excited for when he gets to come home!

Comments

Ruby said…
Oh! I love puppies but I'm glad he's coming to your house not mine!!! Merry Christmas! :)
Laurie said…
Kerry, how cute is that!! Duke is so handsome, the puppies mom is gorgeous, and oh those puppies!! What a tough decision~!
Marilyn said…
Well, Kerry, it's a good thing you didn't send me out with your debit card - I wouldn't be able to pick just one (Grin). Good to see that Duke knows his proper place - sharing a bed with one bloodhound can't be any worse than shariing with 2 rottis.
FredaB said…
Hi Kerry

How adorable are those puppies and wha a wonderful Christmas gift for your daughter. Don't tell my daughter as she might just get the idea 2 is better then 1 also.

Hugs

FredaB
Cathy said…
Awwwwww..... they ALL (even the adults) look so cute and lovable! Please show us pictures of the pup when Katie brings him/her home! Hugs, Cat
Anonymous said…
TOTALLY the cutest...wonderful pictures! It almost feels like i would recognize them if they were on my street.....cuteeeeee cute cute!If i didn;t have two already these would make me want to get one!
ktj

Popular posts from this blog

Love my chooks!

Chickens have got to be frugal, right?  They love to forage around the yard looking for things to eat and, in fact, only eat half as much feed as when they are penned up in the winter.  I love watching them out there too, interacting in their little social ways.  When they are outside foraging the egg yolks get a lovely bring colour and are so much more appealing than pale store eggs. Unfortunately, we heard from the neighbour last weekend that something got in and killed most of their chickens.  Not too sure what it was although I thought it sounded like a weasel since it didn't take the birds, just killed them and left them.  Of course, that could easily be a loose dog too.  The only thing we have caught sight of is a fox hanging around but I am inclined to disbelieve she is to blame since I think she would have taken the birds with her and wouldn't have killed so many at once.   In the meantime, my chooks have had their freedom curtailed until we determine if it is saf

Win This Quilt!

The Alzheimer’s Art Quilt Initiative (AAQI) is starting a newsletter! Sign up before noon (Eastern) on November 13, 2012 and you’ll be in a drawing to win “Bright Star” featured here. “Bright Star” was made by AAQI supporter Martha Wolfersberger of Frenchtown, MT. The quilt measures 8.25″ x 12″ and it is meticulously machine pieced and quilted. Sign up here: http://www.alzquilts.org/newsletter.html The Alzheimer’s Art Quilt Initiative® ( www.AlzQuilts.org) is a national, grassroots charity whose mission is to raise awareness and fund research. The AAQI auctions and sells donated quilts, and sponsors a nationally touring exhibit of quilts about Alzheimer’s. The AAQI has raised more than $773,000 since January 2006. Thank you for making the AAQI possible!

Waste Canvas Tutorial (Cross Stitch)

I was preparing to put a small cross stitch motif on a crazy quilt block when I remembered I had promised to do a tutorial on doing this with waste canvas, so here it is. You need to find a small cross stitch pattern you like that will fit in the space you have and figure out how large a piece of waste canvas you will need. Most cross stitch charts are graphed into 10 X 10 squares like the ones above. Waste canvas looks like needlepoint canvas except a little lighter-weight and is marked off in 5 stitch divisions by the blue threads. It comes in several sizes, 14 count being the most common and what I am using here. The canvas has double threads between each hole but you treat them as one unless you are doing a quarter or three-quarter stitch - they come in handy then as you can put your needle between the double threads to make the half stitch. I allowed myself half an inch on all four sides beyond the outer edge of where the motif will reach. Center the waste canvas on the spot yo