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The Adventure of Humuhumu and the Doggies [20131016|17:16]
Mad Scientess Jane Expat
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The bloke and I have spoken many times about potentially acquiring a canine addition to our household. After our recent visit to the Seattle-based diaspora of his family, we conclude that Humuhumu’s vote on the matter would be an unequivocal “yes”.

Poor Telstar is another matter, but we’ll cross that bridge when we come to it.

In the meantime, I present Humuhumu with Boris the big floppy former stray and Eve the skittish sled dog.


Boris-based mobility assistance.


Petting Boris.


Reassuring Boris.


More mobility assistance.


A passing Boris is a pleasant sight.


Eve greets Humuhumu with nose kisses while cousin John looks on.


Everyone happy in their own little worlds.


And also when their worlds meet.

Tonight Humuhumu receives her “report card” at the parents’ evening at the nursery. I’m sure she will score perfect tens on Dribbling, Peek-a-boo and Deathgripping Stuff She’s Not Supposed To Have.

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[User Picture]From: cosmiccircus
2013-10-17 01:40 (UTC)
Oooh, a dog would be so good for her to grow up with! What kind are you thinking of getting?

She takes the cutest photos! She should be a baby model or something!
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[User Picture]From: nanila
2013-10-17 20:00 (UTC)
We're still debating. In some ways it'd be nice to have a purebred - there are some gorgeous Weimaraners nearby and all the farmers in the area keep border collies, which are lovely dogs too. But there are so many nice mongrels looking for homes. So "medium-sized rescue mutt" is our most likely option.
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[User Picture]From: cosmiccircus
2013-10-18 01:42 (UTC)
We've been thinking about getting one too, probably a lab, but this has helped me a lot in deciding what we might want... https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Intelligence_of_Dogs
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[User Picture]From: nanila
2013-10-18 19:02 (UTC)
Hah, that reminds me of the last Christmas we were in Norfolk. We went to dinner with a group of people after a shoot, and I asked the farmer next to me what sort of dog we should get. "A black lab behtch," he replied. "She'll look after yeh." :D
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[User Picture]From: againstathorn
2013-10-18 01:55 (UTC)
That is so cute! Out of curiosity, did she try resting her head up against the dog as if trying to cuddling? Our little guy goes to to our cats, who are apparently very, very patient.

Cute photos. :)
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[User Picture]From: nanila
2013-10-18 19:04 (UTC)
It was so sweet! I couldn't stop snapping away. Yes, she did do that. She does it to Telstar too, and he gives me his pained, "I'm tolerating this, but I expect an extra helping of gooshy food tonight," look.
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