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RjBeals
12-09-2010, 08:20 AM
Well we are surprising the kids this Christmas with a new puppy. Just adopted him this morning. Husky / Retriever mix. 8 weeks old. Imagine him with a big red bow - it's going to be a memorable Christmas this year in the Beals house :)


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ravells
12-09-2010, 10:52 AM
Awww!!! Supercute!

mearrin69
12-09-2010, 11:22 AM
He's a cutie. Congrats, and I'm sure the kids are going to love him. That's a good mix too...huskies are insane and scary smart and retrievers are sweet and eager to please.

We got a new husky puppy a couple of months ago (he's about 4 mos now) and he's a real handful. Fortunately we have his sister (6 yrs) to help keep him in line. We don't have kids...so these are ours. Not to steal your thread but I wanted to drop in a pic if that's okay? I can remove it if not.
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RjBeals
12-09-2010, 12:32 PM
Hey man - this is my puppy thread! Just kidding - Your wolves... er.. dogs are beautiful.

Redrobes
12-09-2010, 12:35 PM
Gorgeous ! Take loads of pics - they grow so fast you forget just how small they once were.

ExMachina
12-09-2010, 12:58 PM
Soooo jealous of both of you! Huskies are the most beautiful dogs around, hands down. They're certainly a handful...what with them being such high-energy working dogs (got any sleighs that need to be pulled? :lol:). Where are you hiding this little bugger until the 25th? hopefully not in a nicely wrapped box. ;)

RjBeals
12-09-2010, 01:57 PM
we pick him up Saturday. About a month ago a good friend said he would watch a puppy for us a few days before Christmas, but we never thought it would be 2 weeks early. We'll see how it goes, you know - if the pup starts eating my friends sofa, and crapping on the nice carpets, we may have to give the kids an early present. I really want to surprise them Christmas though - they have no idea.

Steel General
12-09-2010, 05:13 PM
Nice RJ! That mix ought to be very people friendly.

jtougas
12-09-2010, 07:12 PM
Awww....Cute what a great present for the family !! :)

mearrin69
12-10-2010, 11:54 AM
Seconded on taking pics. I'm amazed at how quickly our guy has grown up. My phone is overflowing with pictures at this point...but I'm glad I got them all. He's always in motion so they're almost always blurry! :)

You're going to have some happy kids. Hope you can keep him "under wraps" (*not* literally) until the 25th.
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tilt
12-10-2010, 03:12 PM
cute dog - got a retriever when I was 4 - very loving dog, had some dachshounds too - a bit more "their own" but loving and cute too... and they fit on ones lap ;) ... I'd love to have a dog again but its not possible due to the work/living distance and some allergies in the famliy :(

ravells
12-10-2010, 05:53 PM
I want wolf puppies! (but I love our Cocker Spaniel, Flora)

mearrin69
12-10-2010, 07:49 PM
That's a calendar pic right there. :)
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ExMachina
12-13-2010, 06:20 PM
I want wolf puppies! (but I love our Cocker Spaniel, Flora)

Ha! What a pose! So photogenic. :lol:

BringMeHome11
01-25-2011, 12:57 AM
Seriously, the dog reminds me of george clooney with his silver hair and large brown eyes!